A robust, electronic invention disclosure process guides staff through the various stages of exploiting the intellectual property (IP) arising from research. The process of invention disclosure gives the inventor(s) an opportunity to examine the commercial application of their invention, and a platform for identifying inventorship.
1. It is crucial in the defense of your intellectual property claims to utilize an invention disclosure process to defeat legal challenges to a patent.
2. Establish the chronology and description of an invention through an event based workflow process-centric solution. Include detailed elements to explain how the invention is created and reproduced. Articulate the importance of the invention, improvement to current designs and what distinguishes the invention from prior art.
3. This App allows IP teams to capture and track new inventions from the absolute beginning of the process and to understand whether there is any commercial value in the invention. This App will also help to drive informed decisions when moving towards IP protections and commercialization.