Tax, R&D and Intellectual Property for the Corporate Sector, 20 March 2013

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Tax, R&D and Intellectual Property for the Corporate Sector, 20 March 2013

  1. 1. Fred Logue  IP Lawyer  PhD, 1996 Trinity College Dublin  Member of Irish and UK Law fred.logue@newmorningip.com Societies, IAM300, Institute of +353 (0)1 254 2340 www.newmorningip.com Physics @newmorningip A specialised IP firm helping global companies manage IP operations in EuropeIP Strategy20 March 2012
  2. 2. Introduction• IP Strategy in General• Designs• Contracts• Patents• IP Strategy in Ireland
  3. 3. IP STRATEGY IN GENERAL
  4. 4. Intellectual Property is thelegal right to control theresults of creativity andinnovation
  5. 5. Intellectual Propertystrategy is how you use theintellectual property systemto your advantage
  6. 6. Source: OECD
  7. 7. Case StudyDESIGN RIGHTS
  8. 8. • Protect how all or part of a product looks• Right to prevent others making available a design that creates the same overall impression on an informed user• National design rights• Community design rights• Excludes computer programs but not UIs
  9. 9. US UI and Icon Design Patents
  10. 10. PATENTS
  11. 11. WHAT IS A PATENT?
  12. 12. Paul Graham, Y Combinator“THE WAY TO GET STARTUP IDEAS IS NOT TO TRYTO THINK OF STARTUP IDEAS. ITS TO LOOK FORPROBLEMS, PREFERABLY PROBLEMS YOU HAVEYOURSELF.”
  13. 13. IP STRATEGY IN IRELAND
  14. 14. Case StudyCLOUD COMPUTING
  15. 15. Microsoft Ireland“NEW CLOUD COMPUTING BASED PRODUCTS ANDSERVICES REPRESENT A HUGE OPPORTUNITY FORNEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT AND EXPORTS BYIRISH FIRMS. LARGE NEW MARKETS FOR EXPORTS,WHICH IRISH BASED FIRMS ARE IDEALLY PLACED TOENTER, ARE OPENING UP AT EXACTLY THE TIMETHAT IRELAND NEEDS TO SEEK EXPORT LEDGROWTH.”
  16. 16. Patent Applicants by Country 0 500 1000 1500 2000 2500 United States 16540 South Korea 1940 China P.Rep. 1350 Japan 1158 Germany 745 Canada 579United Kingdom 425 Sweden 337 Finland 313 Israel 258 Taiwan 252 Netherlands 180 India 151 Switzerland 144 Australia 144 Ireland 91 Singapore 90 Italy 64 Spain 43 Denmark 31 New Zealand 27 Belgium 26
  17. 17. Cloud: Irish Assignees IE, 0 5 10 15 20 25ACCENTURE GLOBAL SERVICES LTD (IE) SKYPE LTD (IE)BUSINESS OBJECTS SOFTWARE LTD (IE) MARKPORT LTD (IE) Toll Text International Ltd (IE) CORVIL LTD (IE) TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN (IE) YOUGETITBACK LTD (IE) HESNAN JOHN (IE) SOFTMARK LIMITED (IE) Changing Worlds Ltd (IE)MOBILEAWARE TECHNOLOGIES LTD (IE) IE,
  18. 18. Cloud: Top Assignees Total 0 500 1000 1500 IBM ATT CORP. MICROSOFT CORPORATION SAP AG SAMSUNG CORP LG ELECTRONICS INC ALCATEL LUCENT HEWLETT-PACKARD CO ZTE CORP ERICSSON TELEFON AB L M HUAWEI TECH CO LTD NOKIA CORP CISCO TECH INC SONY CORP ORACLE CORPVERIZON BUSINESS GLOBAL LLC FUJITSU LTD GENERAL MOTORS LLC CITRIX SYSTEM INC QUALCOMM INC HITACHI LTD MOTOROLA, INC. RESEARCH IN MOTION LTD SIEMENS AG NEC CORP
  19. 19. Cloud:Irish Resident Inventors OIC=IE, 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 IBM (US) HEWLETT PACKARD DEVELOPMENT CO (US) ERICSSON TELEFON AB L M (SE) NORTEL NETWORKS CORP (CA) Toll Text International Ltd (IE) CORVIL LTD (IE) SUN MICROSYSTEMS INC (US) DAON HOLDINGS LTD (US) YOUGETITBACK LTD (IE) MOBILEAWARE TECHNOLOGIES LTD (IE) MICROSOFT CORP (US) None WESTERN UNION CO (US) Amazon Technologies Inc (US) TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN (IE) ROCKSTAR BIDCO LP BUSINESS OBJECTS SOFTWARE LTD (IE) Changing Worlds Ltd (IE) SOFTMARK LIMITED (IE) Snap-on Incorporated (US)
  20. 20. Case StudyPATENTING IN IRELAND GENERALLY
  21. 21. 31
  22. 22. Top Assignees: Publication Count 32
  23. 23. Applicant Type 33
  24. 24. DOMESTIC INVENTORS FOREIGN INVENTORS Held Locally Held Overseas Held LocallyAcquisition by foreign firm Government incentives to Local or Global HQ relocationwith investment in R&D foreign firms to engage in R&D activities Acquisition of IP assetsThird level focus onpatenting Incentive switch from Global structures manufacturing to R&DSmall local tech sector Extension of corporate IP strategySource: Internal Research 2007-2012 publications
  25. 25. R&D CreditsR&D Grants Capital Allowance
  26. 26. fred.logue@newmorningip.com+353 (0)1 254 2340 l www.newmorningip.com l @newmorningip

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