Chapter 19. Extracting Value from Your Patent Portfolio

  1. Dr. Kenneth B. Kahn Ph.D. Associate Professor cofounding director industrial engineer project engineer manufacturing engineer
  1. Ms. Laura A. Schoppe M.B.A., M.S. in mechanical and aerospace engineering, B.S. in mechanical engineering president1 and
  2. Ms. Nancy Pekar B.A. writer editor member2

Published Online: 15 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172483.ch19

The PDMA Handbook of New Product Development, Second Edition

The PDMA Handbook of New Product Development, Second Edition

How to Cite

Schoppe, L. A. and Pekar, N. (2004) Extracting Value from Your Patent Portfolio, in The PDMA Handbook of New Product Development, Second Edition (ed K. B. Kahn), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470172483.ch19

Editor Information

  1. University of Tennessee, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Fuentek, LLC, USA

  2. 2

    Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 OCT 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471485247

Online ISBN: 9780470172483

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Keywords:

  • exclusive rights to technology;
  • extracting value from patent portfolio;
  • patent cluster and determining appropriate disposition;
  • “Getting to the Best First” screening methodology;
  • NPD team creativity and “outside-the-box” thinking

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Patent Portfolio Screening: What is it? Why do it?

  • The “Getting to the Best First” Methodology

  • Making the Disposition Decision

  • Looking Ahead: In-Depth Assessment

  • Summary

  • References