Interview article of IP Bridge member was appeared in IP Prizm magazine
IP Prizm magazine (issued by Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry) August 2019 edition contains an interview article between Takeo Yoshimura (Director) from IP Bridge, Inc. (“IP Bridge”) and Ms. Mika Okada, attorney a law in City-Yuwa Partners, written by Mr. Hiromoto Kashima at Maxwell International IP Law Firm.
This award was given to a company which was recognized to have potential technology and products to be implemented in Japan to contribute the super-aging society.
The title of this interview is “the reality of academic-industrial collaboration from the viewpoint of the intellectual property” and the interview discusses deeply on the current situation of academic-industrial collaboration in Japan to understand why universities in Japan are serious to create start-up company. The interview also includes keys for successful academic-industrial collaboration from the viewpoint of companies. Please check “IP Prizm magazine” for more details on the interview.
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【About IP Bridge】
At IP Bridge, our focus is on promoting technological innovation and cooperation within Japan and around the world. We have worked with investors worldwide, from 26 major global corporations to the Japanese Government, to establish the first and largest fund in Japan (approximately $300M) aimed at global innovation and IP-related investments. Our mission is to discover, activate and leverage high-quality, under-utilized intellectual property assets to the benefit of a variety of IP owners based in and outside of Japan. Our vision is that these activities will stimulate economic development and a healthy growth of industries worldwide.
We actively engage leading technology companies, small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) and universities to build large and high quality portfolios of 3,500 worldwide patents that are growing. These portfolios are in the fields of wireless communications, semiconductors, video codecs, display technologies, automotive technologies, robotics, home appliances, electric devices, healthcare, environment and energy, food technologies, and medical engineering.
Our world class team includes experienced professionals from IP and corporate management of major technology companies, investment funds, financial institutions, and law firms. We have the global experience and relationships to provide comprehensive IP services, including IP-based business incubation, monetization, licensing and financing to generate revenue and fuel innovation and business expansion, syndicated transactions to remove potential IP risks to our clients, and IP consulting services to build IP strategies, maximize IP value, and best position our clients for success.