Australian Patent Attorney, Mark Summerfield, runs a well-regarded Patent & IP blog site, Patentology (http://blog.patentology.com.au/). As you would expect, it has an Australian bias, but he also reflects on IP globally.
Mark’s latest post provides some food for thought when it comes to collaborating on invention. After scouring the US Patent & Trademarks Office database, he has found that collaborative invention is more successful than inventing in isolation – at least when the metric is number of granted US patents (//blog.patentology.com.au/2017/01/the-most-prolific-inventors-of-past-25.html).
We at Xinova have a similar tale to tell. When we look at the Solution Report submissions we have selected, a higher proportion has come from inventor collaborations. If you’re inventing for us on your own and looking for someone to invent with, Xinova’s inventor portal (https://network.xinova.com) is a great place to meet other inventors. You can always contact us as well and we can help get you in contact with like minded brains trusts.
*Image sourced from Patentology
Led by Edward Jung, one of history’s top-12 inventors, Xinova has the most diverse and accomplished innovation team in the world. Our executive team of thought leaders, problem solvers, and innovators includes the inventor of the laptop computer and the architect of the mobile phone revolution, amongst many other historic accomplishments along the way to earning positions such as CEO, EVP, or Managing Director with multinationals like Shell, Nokia, Xerox, Microsoft, United Technologies, Dupont, Intel, and HP. Combined, they have raised and managed billions in invested capital. Xinova team members boast impeccable credentials in science, entrepreneurship, invention, and R&D. More than 20 Xinova employees hold doctorate degrees, providing expertise in nuclear physics, materials science, biomedical engineering, computer science, biophysical chemistry, theoretical physics, and AI. This team has led over 300 licensing deals, managed over $9 billion in licensing transactions, managed 8 of the top 30 inventors in the world defined over 400 distinct problems, and given companies like Pepsi access to thousands of solutionswhich we have selected and developed into prototypes and product ready propositions.
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