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Oil and Gas IP Infographic 2017

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

HOW HAS THE OIL PRICE DOWNTURN CHANGED YOUR WORLD?

A sub-$50 oil price has been crippling for an oil and gas industry that was used to the heady days of $100 for a barrel of the Black Gold.

As companies are the battening down the hatches and preparing for further woe, intellectual property departments are ramping up to protect and monetise their innovations. Or is that just lip service in a strained commercial environment? In the following infographic based on the results from our global database of Oil and Gas IP professionals we look at what those working in IP have in the pipeline for 2017.

Oil and Gas IP Summit - 2017 Sample Delegate List

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THE NEED FOR PATENT SCIENCE IN THE AGE OF LITIGATION

As an industry that has been at the forefront technological innovation, intellectual property has always meant money.

When the price of oil began to slide in 2014, litigation began to creep up concomitantly, particularly cases of patent infringement between service provider companies.

With companies mobilising their IP divisions for further legal battles ahead, many organisations are looking to their in-house capability to give them a competitive edge. This is where the patent scientist/engineer comes in.

In the following interview, we talk to one of these professionals (Dr Kenny Tenza,‎ IP Technical Advisor, Sasol Technology), who is bridging the gap between tech and legal in the midst of the most fractious time for the oil and gas industry.

Oil and Gas IP 2017 Registration Form

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Griffith Hack - Off the Shelf Patent Protection

Griffith Hack - Off the Shelf Patent Protection - THE INTERPLAY BETWEEN PATENT RIGHTS AND OFFSHORE OPERATIONS

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Oil & Gas IP: The Perils of Theft, Joint Ventures and Patents vs. Trade Secrets

From bitumen and extra-heavy oil to shale and high pressure/high temperature wells, the fast pace of technological progress has meant that intellectual property in the conventional and unconventional arena, is worth its weight in black gold, and should be either zealously guarded or keenly acquired.

Intellectual Property 2015: The Oil & Gas Perspective

In this exclusive infographic produced by Oil & Gas IQ, we take an in-depth look at the state of intellectual property in the 21st century hydrocarbons industry. From the rise of patent trolling to where the IP threats come from on a global scale and the push for collaboration in the market place, we cover off all bases in this downloadable poster put together with help from the worldwide IP community.  

Interviews

Leveraging IP Value at Shell - An Interview with Andrew Browne

Andrew Browne, Senior IP Counsel at Shell believes the first step to leveraging IP value is to have a solid understanding of what that value is. In this interview he outlines the steps taken at Shell to ensure that valuation methods are implemented, risks are identified and potential roadblocks are addressed. He also discusses the potential impact of open innovation and unitary patent litigation will have on the field.

Whitepapers

Leveraging IP and Patent Strategy for Business Growth

Legal IQ's latest 22-page whitepaper explores how you can monetise your IP and patent strategy with insight from tech giant IBM's Director of Licensing, Bruno Leduc and niche operator Dako's Senior Principal Strategist of IP, Tom Briscoe. Download your copy here.

Trends and challenges in Intellectual Property 2012/13 - A 39.3% majority said IP is completely integral to their business model

A recent Legal IQ study, conducted ahead of the 10th Annual Nordic IPR Forum in March 2013, found that a 39.3% majority of organisations continue to view IP as integral to their business models, the strongest challenge faced by companies being monetization of IP.

This report discusses the range of challenges company leaders are faced with such as, where best to invest time and money to strengthen their portfolios, and ultimately avoid litigation, costs and compromises to security.

Podcasts

Can Standards and IPR Co-Exist

In this interview, Jakob Balling, IP Specialist, Arla Foods, and Prof. Dr. Knut Blind, Chair of Innovation Economics at Fraunhofer FOKUS and TU Berlin, join Legal iQ for a short discussion on optimal trademark management, the interplay between IPR and Standards for the European Commission and projected developments.

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2 Intellectual Property Experts Share their Secrets: Build Bridges, Not Fences!


In this special double interview, Legal IQ speaks to Tom Briscoe, Sr. Principal IP Strategist for Research & Development at Dako Europe, about how to approach IP for the best business gains – he shares the following valuable mantras - project not protect your innovation and build bridges not fences!

The second part of the interview features Adrian Spillman, Global Head of Intellectual Property at Intercell, who talks about how to decide when to patent and how to tackle patenting in unknown markets – namely to build connections, develop a good knowledge of cultural and legal obligations in the market and to tailor your innovation to your audience.

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Masterclass for Industry on IPR Compliance

Hans Jorgen Rindorf, Managing IP at Widex, joins Legal IQ to discuss Intellectual Property Rights in the Nordic region, looking specifically at how to maximise and protect the patent portfolio to increase revenue and balance costs. The interview opens with a discussion on the key areas facing industry today, before outlining some of the best ways to evaluate pool patents and industry standards. Next Jorgen offers some tips to help industry compliance with the legal framework and competition law, and an overview of the main entry term considerations in patent pooling and licensing to non-partners.

Articles

Intellectual Property is a Hot Topic in an Increasingly Digital World

Businesses need to consider three key issues when addressing their intellectual property:

  • Realising value in intellectual property
  • Protecting your data asset
  • Assert your Intellectual Property Rights

Intellectual Property – Statoil’s views on what it means for The Energy Sector?

In this interview, Duncan Park, former Leading Counsel Intellectual Property, Statoil, joins Legal IQ to discuss the challenges and developments in IP and the impact on climate change technologies.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] The Tip Of The Spear: Intellectual Property Driving Oil & Gas

In times of economic downturn, prudent companies will look to two avenues to increase their cash flow: innovation and litigation.

In the current oil price continuum, intellectual property has become the first line of attack and the last line of defence for the oil and gas industry in an increasingly hostile environment. In one of the largest surveys of its kind, Oil & Gas IQ has reached out to intellectual property (IP) professionals across the world to canvas their opinion on some of the crux issues of the day and how they think the IP journey will evolve in the coming year.

Brandstock Brochure - one of the world’s leading and fastest growing providers of Intellectual Property services

The Brandstock Group is one of the world’s leading and fastest-growing providers of Intellectual Property services that harnesses innovative IT and professional specialist expertise.

As a startup company in 2000, it now numbers over 100 employees in four countries, with a particularly strong standing in Europe and an increasing presence in the US and Asia. Brandstock has revolutionized pricing, cost transparency and large-scale IP projects, such as global searches, applications, renewals and assignments. Its expertise also encompasses full-service IP portfolio management, litigation and other IP enforcement including anti-counterfeiting programs, domain name registration and management, IP valuation, and IP services cost management.

Sponsorship Information

IP Series Business Development Pack 2015

Learn more about what business objectives you can achieve by attending the Oil & Gas IP Summit via our BD pack. It includes previous IP events audience breakdown (seniority, geo and industry), list of solutions and platforms we offer, and testimonials and support from previous partners.

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Oil and Gas IP Infographic 2017

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

HOW HAS THE OIL PRICE DOWNTURN CHANGED YOUR WORLD?

A sub-$50 oil price has been crippling for an oil and gas industry that was used to the heady days of $100 for a barrel of the Black Gold.

As companies are the battening down the hatches and preparing for further woe, intellectual property departments are ramping up to protect and monetise their innovations. Or is that just lip service in a strained commercial environment? In the following infographic based on the results from our global database of Oil and Gas IP professionals we look at what those working in IP have in the pipeline for 2017.

PDF

Griffith Hack - Off the Shelf Patent Protection

Griffith Hack - Off the Shelf Patent Protection - THE INTERPLAY BETWEEN PATENT RIGHTS AND OFFSHORE OPERATIONS