Action points for patent service providers
- Consider how to develop tools and services that help clients to identify, price and manage their IP risk.
- Explore the opportunities that tools such as AI and blockchain can bring to IP management.
- Look for opportunities for mergers and acquisitions in the IP service sector, particularly among start-ups.
- Pay more attention to how apps are designed and presented, and invest in improving the user experience.
- Build relationships with more senior people within client companies through marketing, thought leadership and optimised tools.