Analysis of Collaborative Development versus IPR / Patent Portfolio management
Ericsson is today a market leader in mobile network solutions. For Ericsson to continue to be a market leader and competitive, innovation is crucial for future long term success. Ericsson has a strong focus on innovation and we want to develop and strengthen our innovative capabilities even further. Big companies such as Ericsson often have well-defined development processes and a well-structured organization. In order to get the most out of innovative ideas a collaborative approach where partnerships between companies to ensure all needed competence is present is frequently used.
In this thesis we want you to analyze current collaborative efforts where there may be a future risk for conflicting situation when a viable product or solution is developed and IPR discussions becomes important.
What happens to the development/design processes regarding when you must decide between IPR vs collaboration?
Suggest new processes or changes to current processes to handle the contradictory situation of collaborative development and IPR.
It is strongly preferred to have two students working as a team to be successful with this thesis
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Req ID: 263175