Invent Anything with John Cronin. In this series, John shares insights relating to invention, creativity, and intellectual property collected over 17 years at IBM (becoming its top inventor with over 100 patents and 150 patent publications) and 23 years as managing director of ipCapital Group (working with over 800 companies and approximately 15% of the Fortune 500, hundreds of mid-size companies and hundreds of startups and governmental laboratories).
Here are just a few of the topics covered in this show:
How to create inventions that are new, useful, and non-obvious,
How to use creativity tools to solve problems in business and innovation,
How to build or strengthen an intellectual property portfolio strategically,
Why you want to keep patents and trade secrets as an employee, manager, or executive,
Ways to generate value from your IP through licensing, sale, fundraising, asset-based lending, and acquisitions,
How to create a culture of innovation at your company,
Current Events related to invention and intellectual property,
And much more.
In the introductory episode, John discusses his background, topics that will be covered in future episodes, and his motivations for starting the series. Also discussed are different points of view on IP issues, from the employees, managers, executives, and IP attorneys.