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From time to time, issues of IAM feature management reports that take an in-depth look at a specific industry or practice area. Written by acknowledged experts in the field being covered, these reports are designed as user-friendly briefings that will keep readers up to date with the latest developments and cutting-edge thinking.

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Issue 31

August/September 2008
Issue #31
  • Litigation focus

    Because intellectual property is a legal right, in the end it only has value if those that own it are ready to go to court to defend what they have. A company that is prepared to stand by and watch others infringe its patents, trademarks, copyrights or trade secrets will not be in business for long. Certainly, its shareholders will very quickly begin to ask questions. read more

Issue 25

August/September 2007
Issue #25
  • Outsourcing

    There is no doubting that these days outsourcing is a multi-billion dollar business. And it is not hard to see why, as companies are in a position to save substantial amounts of money when they send out work to be done by third parties at a fraction of the amount it would cost for the same to be done in-house read more

Issue 23

April/May 2007
Issue #23
  • IP finance and monetisation

    Subscribers to IAM will be familiar with the fact that intangible assets are now more valuable to companies than they have ever been before. read more

Issue 21

December 2006/January 2007
Issue #21
  • Life sciences companies follow different paths to success

    Nothing signifies Germany’s determination to position itself as a hub in the knowledge economy better than its life sciences industry. And, as in other countries, companies in the sector have contrasting approaches to commercialising their intellectual property read more

  • Inside Europe’s IP powerhouse

    In this special roundtable, three leading experts discuss major issues currently facing IP owners in Germany read more

  • Raising the roof with a successful IP strategy

    In the field of automotive component production, Webasto AG is a seasoned player. Its slick and streamlined IP department, along with excellent lines of communication, means it is well placed to extract maximum value from its rights, as well as get an edge in the market read more

  • Germany’s IP challenge

    Although German companies have a strong innovative tradition, they must use intellectual property creatively if they are to be successful in meeting the economic challenges of the 21st century read more