Tech Talk – The value of innovation and Intellectual Property

28 November 2022 – 4:30 PM
Politecnico di Torino – Maxwell Room

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Abstract
Over the last few years, generation, protection, and exploitation of Intellectual Property (IP) rights have acquired a crucial role for both the Industry and the Academia. Intellectual property not only represents a measure of the innovation potential for companies and universities, but also plays a key role in the commercialisation of research results and in its Technology Transfer mission. Through licensing intellectual property (IP), companies and universities can create a self-sustaining cycle where profits from the licensing activities are used to fund the R&D activities, thus fostering the whole innovation process. The first part of the session will focus on the basic principles of patent rights, including strategies for patent exploitation, and will touch on the licensing framework of standard essential patents. After investigating the evolution of patenting activities over time in the worldwide (and Italian) Academia, notable case studies of research monetization through patent valorisation will be provided.

About SISVEL Technology

Sisvel Technology is the technical branch of Sisvel Group, a world leader in managing intellectual property. Since its founding, Sisvel Technology has collaborated with universities and research centers to implement R&D programs and produce innovative commercially valuable technologies. The company has also developed successful technologies included in international standards.

About the speakers

Massimo Marcarini is the CEO of the company and General Manager of Sisvel-Italy. He has long experience in R&D management, technology transfer, innovation and IP valorisation. He has been General Manager of LINKS Foundation and Motorola Mobile Development Center in Turin. Alessandra Mosca and Massimo Mancin are patent engineers who provide technical assistance on IP matters in connection with licensing and new business activities of Sisvel Group, especially in the field of telecommunications and multimedia technologies. Technical support includes a wide range of activities such as claim charting, validity assessment, technical discussions with potential licensees as well as devising customized infringement tests.

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