Brain-BulbIntellectual Property Resources

Each of the following resources has either been reviewed by or recommended to Management Roundtable, though their inclusion does not necessarily imply endorsement.  Contact information and notation is provided for further exploration.  


Berman, Bruce, From Ideas to Assets – Investing Wisely in IP

Chesbrough, Henry, Open Innovation: The New Imperative for Creating and Profiting from Technology, Harvard Business School Press, 2003.

Chesbrough, Henry, Open Business Models: How to Thrive in the New Innovation Landscape, Harvard University Press, 2006.

Davis, Julie and Harrison, Suzanne, Edison in the Boardroom: How Leading Companies Realize Value from their Intellectual Assets, Wiley, 2001.

Harrison, Suzanne and Sullivan, Patrick, Einstein in the Boardroom: Moving Beyond Intellectual Capital to I-Stuff, Wiley/Andersen Intellectual Capital Series, 2006.

Hunt, David; Nguyen, Long; and Rodgers, Matthew, Patent Searching: Tools and Techniques, Wiley, 2007.

Rivette, Kevin G. and Kline, David, Rembrandts in the Attic: Unlocking the Hidden Value of Patents,  Harvard Business School Press, 1999.

Parr, Russell, Valuation of IP and Intangible Assets, 3rd Edition, Wiley.

Parr, Russell L. and Sullivan, Patrick H., Technology Licensing: Corporate Strategies for Maximizing Value, Wiley.

Shaughnessy, James PO and Germeraad, Paul, Prospecting for Value in Corporate IP

Sullivan, Patrick, Value Driven Intellectual Capital


Corporate Dealmaker – online news

Intellectual Property Watch – blog

IP ThinkTank – blog

IP Dragon  – blog about IP in China

Managing IP – magazine

Intellectual Asset – magazine

IPFrontline – magazine

Patent Strategy & Management – newsletter


The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)

ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law

Intellectual Property Owners Association

International IP Alliance

International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition

International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)

The Licensing Executives Society International (LESI)

The Patent Information Users Group, Inc. (PIUG), the International Society for Patent Information

Technology Transfer Society

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

USPTO Patent Data

U.S. Copyright Office

Copyright Society of the USA

WIPO, World IP Organization


European Patent Office

China Patent & Trademark Office

Japan Patent Office



Patent tracking, analysis and research tools and services.

Thomson Delphion Headquarters
901 Warrenville Road
Suite 20
Lisle, IL 60532
1.630.799.0600  / 1.630.799.0688 Fax

Global Prior Art, Inc.

Global Prior Art’s expertise in locating prior art complements the legal and analytical expertise of patent attorneys.

21 Milk St. 6th floor
Boston, MA 02109
Phone: (617) 574-9574 / Fax: (617) 574-9559

ipCapital Group

ipCapital Group serves organizations that wish to protect and monetize intellectual property portfolios and implement Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) practices.

400 Cornerstone Drive, Suite 325
Williston, VT 05495
Phone (802) 872-3200 x279  / Fax (802) 288-9468
Toll Free (888) 853-2212

ipPerformance Group, Inc.

Provides extensive and comprehensive intellectual property management benchmarking, performance metrics, and best practices information database

104 Burr Ridge Parkway
Burr Ridge, IL 60565

Intellectual Property Research Associates (IPRA, Inc.)

Value of intellectual property including patents, trademarks and copyrights, financial terms (including royalty rates), licensing agreements.
1004 Buckingham Way
Yardley, Pennsylvania 19067

Russell L. Parr, CFA, ASA
Phone: 215 428-1163
FAX: 215-428-9545

IPVALUE Management

IPVALUE Management employs a systematic and comprehensive approach to IP commercialization with its partners.

1070 Arastradero Rd, Ste. 300
Palo Alto, California 94304
Tel: 650.856.VALU (8258) /  Fax: 650-856-8248


Ovalideas has developed a new toolset for aligning and integrating technology search information (from IP databases) with strategic objectives.

547 Dale Drive

Incline Village, NV 89541
Phone: 805-646-9824


The Patent Board

Proprietary analytic foundation, data, tools, and patent metrics provide insight into patent and portfolio quality. Patent Scorecard and related products.

20 North Wacker Drive
Suite 3720
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 205-7000 Phone
(312) 205-7001 Fax

Patent Café

Intellectual property information portal and provider of intellectual property management and patent research tools.


441 Colusa Avenue
Yuba City, CA 95991
Tel: 530-671-0200 Ext. 204 / Fax 530-671-0201

Rembrandt IP Management

Rembrandt works as a partner to help inventors realize value for their inventions.

Phone: 610-667-9685   Fax: 610-667-9687



Develops and commercializes technology for clients

505 King Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43201
800-201-2011 or 614-424-6424

Innocentive Inc.

Connects technology seekers and “solvers” through its global Open Innovation Marketplace

201 Jones Rd
Waltham, MA 02451
Phone: +1-978-482-3300
Toll free: +1-866-812-7339
Fax: +1-978-482-3400

Intellectual Ventures

Invention company

PMB 502
227 Bellevue Way
Bellevue, WA 98004-5721
Phone: (425) 467-2300

Invent Resources

Develops products and patents for clients

781.862.0200, fax: 781.721.2300

Dr. Richard Pavelle:

New Venture Partners

Focuses on corporate spin-outs

98 Floral Avenue
Murray Hill, NJ 07974
+1 908 464 0900

NineSigma, Inc.

Connects technology innovation seekers and providers
23611 Chagrin Blvd. Suite 320
Cleveland, OH 44122-5540
United States
Tel (216) 295-4800
Fax (216) 295-4825


Collaborative R&D company

15 Acorn Park
Cambridge, MA 02140-2328

Ocean Tomo

Hosts IP auctions, provides advice in IP-related mergers and acquisitions, valuations, analytics

Chicago (Headquarters)
200 West Madison
37th Floor
Chicago, IL 60606
312-327-4400 Ph

UTEK Corporation

Technology transfer company focused on open innovation among corporations, universities and research laboratories worldwide

2109 E. Palm Avenue
Tampa, FL 33605
Telephone: (813) 754-4330

Online marketplace brings buyers and sellers of technologies together

175 Highland Avenue
Needham, MA, USA 02494
+1 (781) 972-0600 | fax +1 (781) 972-0601


Athena Alliance: information, intangibles, and innovation (I3 or I-Cubed) economy

IP webguide – intellectual property information and services

Knowledge Management resources

Innovation Asset library (legal resources


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