Intellectual Propertyreport -

As much as 80 per cent of a business's value may be its intellectual property (IP), yet the first time a board becomes aware of these intangible assets is often when a problem arises. This report explores the position of IP as a strategic business opportunity with lucrative commercial benefits, changes in UK IP law, the role of the chief intellectual property officer, global problems of counterfeit goods and patent trolling, and how to protect against data theft