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Business IP Strategy Planning

From Renowned Licensing Expert Stephen Key

Enlist Stephen Key to guide you through the maze of options to protect your invention or start-up in the marketplace. This service is designed for entrepreneurs whose product idea is complex, potentially requiring lots of capital, time, and creative thinking to bring to market. Whether you are involved in technology transfer, a start-up, or want to license your complex product idea - this service is for you.


Having licensed dozens of products ranging from simple to complex, Stephen is an experienced lifelong entrepreneur. Each product required a very different strategy - some required nothing more than a Provisional Patent Application and speed to market while others required copyrights, trademarks and multiple patents.


Stephen's insights and knowledge are hard-won and based on practical experience. He is the proud recipient of over twenty U.S. and international patents as well as two Edison awards. He and his attorneys defended a patent portfolio in federal court against the largest toy company in the world. In 2011, that same patent portfolio was acquired. He is currently a contributor to as an expert on how to profit from your intellectual property.

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Defining the current intellectual property landscape for your business or product. Understanding prior patents and determining your precise point difference. This is essential before moving forward and will save you time and money.


Is your current patent strategy protecting not only the invention but the innovation? Have you protected your invention and innovation from copycats and workarounds? The right patent strategy protects your intellectual property assets from those who may want to undermine them.


Develop a strategy that protects you across different selling environments from bricks and mortar to ecommerce. Are international patents or protection required? Plan now to ensure those opportunities are available down the road.


Statistically speaking, startups that have filed intellectual property as a means to solicit and receive funding are more successful. What intellectual property is required to provide potential inventors the confidence that your innovation is secure?



Package and market your intellectual property for licensing opportunities or for a total exit strategy. Give customers or stakeholders the confidence to move forward with your innovation with a strategy that adds value.

Schedule a personal consultation today to start building your winning strategy

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inventRight is the world's leading expert on product licensing. Cofounded by Stephen Key and Andrew Krauss in 1999, it has since helped people from more than 60 countries license their ideas for new products.

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