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A Cure for Covid-19 – Patent Pending?
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A Cure for Covid-19 – Patent Pending?
The recent COVID-19 pandemic has sparked a race in the biomedical industry to find effective COVID-19 treatments. Repurposed drugs where pre-existing drugs are used for new therapeutic uses like COVID-19 treatment is the current strategy of choice as these drugs provide significant reduction in development time and costs. While enterprises dealing in repurposed drugs will experience great growth opportunities to meet the needs and demands of new customers and markets, they also face challenges of patent protection in having to prove the effectiveness of the new uses and fulfil the other patent requirements.
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Growing Your Business While Embracing CSR – A Razer Case Study
Managing Intangible Assets | Global Trends & Tech | Insider Perspective
Growing Your Business While Embracing CSR – A Razer Case Study
Many of us are familiar with Razer Inc. (“Razer”) as one of the top global gaming hardware companies. During this COVID-19 crisis, Razer moved out of the gaming space to help Singapore and South East Asia combat the virus by manufacturing and distributing surgical masks. This is, without a doubt, an excellent display of corporate social responsibility (“CSR”) by a local company for its home country. However, as a business, did Razer benefit from its CSR activities? And how was it able to pivot into mask manufacturing? Let us examine this from the perspective of intangible assets.
Harnessing data to assess the impact of a viral pandemic
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Harnessing data to assess the impact of a viral pandemic
Data, as an intangible asset, can be harnessed to help enterprises not only make sense of these uncertain times but open up new possibilities to overcome the challenges it brings. IP Strategist - Alrik Tan offers his perspective on how data surrounding the COVID-19 situation can be interpreted in a variety of ways to assess its true impact upon businesses: Patent Examiner - Terence Tan also sheds light on how the world is working at unprecedented speed to discover a solution, and how businesses are pivoting to support this cause by leveraging their IA and IP.
Overcoming IP Challenges for Commercial Success: A Chat with AU Optronics
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Overcoming IP Challenges for Commercial Success: A Chat with AU Optronics
Dr. Spencer Yu, Senior Director, Head of Intellectual Asset Office of AUO shares his views on successful commercialisation collaborations, intellectual property (IP) challenges and the US-China trade war's impact on IP.
Enhance Evolving Tech-Business With An Enduring Brand
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Enhance Evolving Tech-Business With An Enduring Brand
If you are running a tech business, which intangible asset is the most important, your technology, brand, data, or network of business relationships? In the first instance, one might immediately perceive the technology to be of greatest importance, since it is the most basic aspect which the business is built upon.
Reimagine Your Business with IP
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Reimagine Your Business with IP
Adapt. Transform. Innovate. Digitalise. SMEs must __________ to be competitive in our new economy. Fill in the blank with any of the words above and you get a headline that is too often seen in the news.
From Pulling Data To Pushing Borders
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From Pulling Data To Pushing Borders
Understanding data well opens new business opportunities. IP Strategist Alrik Tan illustrates how companies like WeChat and Nintendo uses data to push boundaries and grow new markets.
Intellectual Property Rights And The Virtual World
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Intellectual Property Rights And The Virtual World
How does IP work in the virtual world? IP Strategist Mark Cheng talks about the use of IP in virtual reality (VR) and the potential opportunities and pitfalls.
Harnessing IP in Today’s Digital Economy
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Harnessing IP in Today’s Digital Economy
How do you place a value on intangible resources within your company? Head of Enterprise Engagement Ong Pei Wen shares on the value and impact of intangible assets on businesses today and the potential opportunities and risks associated with IP.