Grant Paton, ‘Innovation Architect’, Disruptive Innovation Team, NCR
Sir Ian Wood Building, Robert Gordon University, Garthdee Campus
A patent protects an idea by excluding others from creating, using or selling your invention. The number of patents a project generates or a brainstorm creates is often the measure of success. However, the size of a business’ intellectual property portfolio is not always characteristic of an innovative origination. How can businesses create a culture where innovation can thrive, in a way that is meaningful, relevant, and sustainable while protecting what’s valuable?