Remodeling the preparation phase of intellectual property processes via an activity table

Nadja Damij*, Dolores Modic

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Companies are faced with difficulties regarding the efficiency of their intellectual property, stemming from both the unsuitable choice of individual (formal or informal) protection mechanisms as well as their sub-optimal use. In this article we present a way in which the activity table technique may be a useful, comprehensive, holistic, but still relatively simple way for intellectual property protection processes' improvement; allowing us to find bottle-necks and ways to avoid them as well as include a systematic element into processes usually riddled by informality and accompanied by a high level of uncertainty. In doing this, we highlight the steps and considerations that are needed in order to be able to use the activity table.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationApplications of ICT in Social Sciences
EditorsBiljana Mileva Boshkoska
Place of PublicationFrankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien
PublisherPeter Lang
Pages129-138
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9783653053043
ISBN (Print)9783631660171
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 31 May 2015
Externally publishedYes

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