GOALS are defined by IP role/tasking. The IP-Zone, see Venn diagram below, is at the center. When you're in the zone, you have a point of view where each IP hunter understands the other. Identify GOALS by participant, then follow the EVALUATE link and explore which IP-BC LEVEL meets your objectives.
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Whether aligning with IP GOALS as an individual or the IP Champion, find your IP Role/Tasking below. IP-BC LEVELS/MODULES are targeted to your needs.
Or anywhere in between...IP hunters typically wear multiple hats, often finding that they harbor conflicting goals and objectives. Gain mutual trust by mapping your goals into the IP-Zone - then evaluate and select the IP-BC course LEVEL that fine tunes the skills you need to meet your IP objectives.
They may seem in conflict but they're really parts of an IP whole tied together in the IP Zone
Technical Leaders: Improve selection of patentable matter, disclosure quality, accelerate IP pipeline. Understand the Big-Bang Theory of IP Capitalization, and what I need to know to start the process off on the right foot. The technical leader that takes on the role of IP Champion can engender an atmosphere of TRUST and help all players align their conflicting objectives.
Legal Leaders: Whether an IP liaison, inside counsel, outside counsel, or a DIY inventor/founder, a key goal is the rapid conversion of utility compliant invention disclosures into complete provisional or full patent application filings, in the shortest time and lowest cost. Legal seeks to utilize a patent workflow that minimizes the risk of Office Action Rejections with the actual filing, by anticipating them in advance.
Product Leaders: Product marketing works with sales and business development. A key goal is to ensure the best, protectable, competitive advantages are part of the product line. Critical is setting differentiated messaging for the unique, protected elements as part of the value proposition. A key objective is to have a method that identifies and articulates the key differentiators to create value propositions and develop sales around core strength.
SUMMARY GOALS: You're here because you want to/need to know more about IP acquisition.
Identify shared needs and enable all participants to benefit
INDIVIDUALS typically pick a LEVEL based on their IP tasking. IP-BC has something for every IP role/task. Use the LEVEL chart to see how easy it is to go down the IP learning curve with Schwartz. Can it be right for you now? Start on your "goto" LEVEL and hone your IP skills in days and months instead of years.
Executives in the know use IP-BC as an insurance policy to protect their vision. They know getting the IP journey on track is job number one when starting a business. Why? This is when the risk of "seeding traps" is extremely high, and legal mis-steps in IP protection can be very expensive and could result in cataclysmic downstream failures.
New CEO's, typically running a Startup in development/incubation, benefit from IP-BC by protecting their investment. They are usually in the process of launching a new product or business. Aspiring Entrepreneurs often rise as an IP champion, having a key management position, and take the lead in adopting IP-BC for the very same reasons.
PAKs are for IP champions. They are economically designed for TEAMS. IP-BC has something for every IP role/task. Can it be right for you now? Use the IP-BC/ENTRY(Champion-Edition) L-B to take a look at the entire course. The Champion PAKs include all LEVELs. Get everyone IP savvy and hone your IP skills in days and months instead of years.
When you're ready to CheckOut, use the Role/Title/Tasking MATRIX to confirm your selection(s).