Following Ruud Peters' talk, a panel of business leaders offered their own perspectives on how to build and manage an IP portfolio, in a session moderated by Einav Zilber (Applied Materials Israel).
open innovation model. In all procurement situations, the IP of Orange's partners must be taken into consideration too.
Some quotable quotes:
"Abandon the 'romantic' view -- this is business, where there is no place for sentiment" (Eric J. Siecker)
"Shell is absolutely paranoid about trade secrets because of contamination risks. The same goes about disclosures of technical information to third parties" (Andrew Browne, Shell)
"We clean our portfolio on a regular basis" (Luc Savage, Orange)
"In IP litigation it's very hard to get support from top management" (Oleg Korchunov, NOVA Measuring Instruments)