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episode 130: Unlocking Financing Opportunities with IP: How to Patent an Idea — The Journey of Susan Blanchet (Intellectual Properties Series) [transcript]

Filing and acquiring patents is not an easy feat. The process is expensive, time-consuming, and intricate. With so many things to consider, it's easy to be discouraged. However, it's important to remember that IPs are of great value to your company. If you want to become an industry leader, it's beneficial to learn how to patent your ideas.

In this episode, Susan Blanchet shares first-hand knowledge on developing an effective IP strategy. We learn why you should invest in IP and how you can leverage your IP strategy for financing. We also find out how patent agents, strategists, and industry advisors can help you through the process.

Listen to the full episode to know how to figure out the pieces necessary to develop the best IP strategy.

3 reasons why you should listen to the full episode:

  1. Gain a concrete idea of how to patent an idea. 
  2. Learn how you can segment your IP.
  3. Understand the role of patent agents, strategists, and industry advisors in formulating your IP strategy.

Episode Highlights

  • [05:38] Susan's Journey into IP
  • [06:41] Early Experiences in IP
  • [07:51] How to Patent an Idea
  • [09:59] Strategic Segmentation for Patents
  • [13:35] Working with International IPs
  • [15:18] The Role of Patent Agents
  • [20:43] Multidisciplinary Approaches to IP
  • [24:04] The Benefits of an IP Strategy
  • [26:24] Susan's Financing Advice

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