In an industry that is undergoing a rapid digital transformation, so is the relationship between in-house IP departments and law firms. Our latest research report uncovers the key challenges facing IP law firms and corporates and what their clients expect from them now and in the future.

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CPA Global has produced a report about the relationship between corporates and IP law firms and how they can work together more effectively. The report also covers law firms’ requirements when working with external IP firms. The findings are based on responses from more than 1,000 patent and trademark professionals, 603 of whom are in-house counsel and 434 of whom are based in law firms. The respondents span 80 countries.

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Not all patent analysis software products are created equal, so finding the right one deserves careful consideration. Discover the key factors to consider when searching for new IP search and analysis software.

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Today’s IP law firms realise the only way to achieve and maintain profitability is to grow their practices. Achieving growth, however, is easier said than done. Here are the top 5 challenges faced by modern law firms—along with potential solutions.

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We spoke to IP law firms and corporates across the world and interviewed CEOs and patent and trademark attorneys to answer the question: how can law firms better serve their clients in the IP industry?

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Mandeep Baweja addresses the challenges around managing one of the world's largest and most complex patent portfolios, and the role tech is taking in IP management.

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A comprehensive survey of almost 400 IP professionals across IP law firms and corporate IP departments has revealed the pressures IP law firms are under. They need to grow profitably and, at the same time, are subject to client requests to reduce costs and increase strategic advice.

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With more law firms looking to acquire small, high-quality firms the merger market is moving at record speed. We caught up with Jayne Durden, VP Solutions Marketing and Strategy at CPA Global to discuss how we partner with law firms during a merger and what the new environment could mean in the future for law firms.

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One of the 14 patent law courses being offered at Patent Resources Group's Spring 2018 Advanced Courses Program is ‘Trade Secrets: Protecting Innovation and Building Value’. This blog explores this topic and some of the important ways that trade secrets and patents differ.

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