Our Services

ipervescence offers tailored IP consulting and locum services to align IP with business value creation and risk management

Our services support decision making, return on investment, risk mitigation and business continuity, by focusing on IP as a business tool

Strategy

Aligning IP with business objectives and structures, to identify and realise the unique value of IP to your business and to mitigate risk

Policy & Law
Reform

Shaping reforms and policy changes, to increase opportunity and reduce risk

Compliance, Education & Training

Enhancing IP capability and competency, to promote understanding of how IP contributes to business outcomes

Specialist Locum Service

Connecting IP specialists with professional services firms and in-house teams, to provide innovative and flexible resourcing solutions

IP Strategy

Aligning IP with business objectives and structures, to identify and realise the unique benefits of IP to your business and to mitigate risk

We work with you to

  • identify how IP could better align to your business objectives and structures to deliver value to your business and mitigate risk
  • improve internal controls, decision making and communications
  • develop clear and consistent approaches, frameworks and resources

Our approach can be 

  • end-to-end – encompassing IP governance, culture and communications, rights management, risk and compliance
  • issues-based – to address a particular issue such as asset governance, growth, competitive advantage, collaboration, investment, risk minimization or efficiencies
  • inclusive of all IP types
  • focused on specific IP underpinning a product, service, process or business objective

Examples of realising the unique benefits of IP to your business

  • Corporate governance – asset assurance
  • Competitive advantage – supporting market differentiation
  • Collaborative engagement – options for negotiating IP issues in contracts
  • Attracting talent – framework for contributing to open communities
  • Investment opportunities – portfolio clarity
  • Brand positioning –  thought leadership | regulatory engagement
  • Risk – aligning IP to risk appetite | ensuring business continuity
  • Compliance – using third party IP | confidentiality and trade secret training
  • Reducing costs – efficient rights management framework
  • Driving efficiencies – aligning IP function to reporting lines

IP Policy & Law Reform

Shaping IP reforms and policy changes, to increase opportunity and reduce risk

We work with you to

  • identify and influence legal and regulatory reforms and policy changes which are likely to impact the unique benefit of IP to your business
  • develop approaches to influence outcomes
  • identify and engage with stakeholders and decision makers
  • write submissions and participate in consultations
  • prepare communications and media responses

Examples of shaping reforms and policy changes

  • IT company – software as patentable subject matter
  • Online platform – take down regimes
  • Online content provider – exceptions to copyright infringement
  • Professional association – privilege issues
  • R&D focused company – proposed changes to trade secrets regime
  • Retailer with a significant brand portfolio – domain names spaces
  • Parts manufacturer – designs legislation
  • SME | Start-Up – access to (innovation) patent system
  • Importer | Exporter – IP chapter in free trade agreement
  • Licensor – changes to licence regulations
  • Company with accumulated customer data – consumer data right

IP Compliance, Education & Training

Enhancing IP capability and competency, to promote understanding of how IP contributes to business outcomes

We work with you to

  • enhance cross business understanding of and engagement with IP
  • improve internal controls
  • mitigate risks and promote compliance
  • raise awareness of how IP delivers unique benefit to your business
  • enhance communication, decision making and resourcing of IP issues
  • increase efficiencies

Examples of resources to enhance IP capability and competency

  • Guidelines for use of your trade marks across different channels
  • Guidelines for use of third party content
  • Consent and take down response frameworks
  • Dos and Don’ts of using brands online and in social media
  • Licensing checklist
  • Guidelines for safeguarding inventions | record keeping
  • Frameworks to protect trade secrets | confidentiality | data
  • Options for negotiating IP issues in contracts | preferred clauses
  • Data governance mapping
  • Privacy guides
  • Decision trees to identify opportunities and risks of engaging with OSS
  • IP audit and due diligence structuring

IP Specialist Locum Service

Connecting IP specialists with professional services firms and in-house teams, to provide innovative and flexible resourcing solutions

Our IP specialists enable you to

  • scale up and down in response to fluctuating workflows and priorities
  • secure business continuity to cover leave
  • fill transient positions during recruitment or restructuring
  • enhance IP competency and capability
  • strategically allocate work, freeing permanent staff for higher value projects
  • resource secondments by either providing the client with a specialist, or back-filling a secondee placement

Examples of flexible IP resourcing solutions

  • Attorney firm – scaling up to respond to changing workflows
  • Research institution – enhancing IP licensing capability
  • Law firm – replacement for an IP specialist on leave
  • In-house IP team – scaling up to resource an M&A transaction
  • Professional services firm – back-filling for staff on leave
  • SME – supporting implementation of a new IP strategy

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