At a glance

A purchasing organization, supported by a business-driven IP strategy, that understands how IP can support the business and systematically applies this knowledge can make a big difference on the bottom line. Although management of IP in supplier relationships holds large untapped potential for many companies, this capability is often underdeveloped.

 

IP can have large impact on e.g. cost of goods sold, market shares, as well as business risk.

 

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