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Patent Expiry Can Increase Innovation

While patents help protect innovations, patent expiry can lead to an explosion of creative new uses for existing technologies and create new business opportunities. As an example let’s consider 3D printing.

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Don’t You Want 17% Growth in Earnings ?

I am frequently asked, “Why should my company adopt Open Innovation?” My new response will be, “Don’t you want 17% growth in earnings each year.” Let me explain.

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Your Adjacent Possible – It’s Bigger Than You Think

Why didn’t  Leonardo da Vinci invent the helicopter? In the 1480’s he drew a vertical flight machine. His notebooks reveal that he built small models of it. So why wasn’t he the first person to make a helicopter?

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