AS ISO 56005:2021 Innovation management一Tools and methods for intellectual property management一Guidance.
Efficient management of IP is key to support the process of innovation, is essential for organizations’ growth and protection, and is their engine for competitiveness.
This document proposes guidelines for supporting the role of IP within innovation management. It aims to address the following issues concerning IP management at strategic and operational levels:
— Creating an IP strategy to support innovation in an organization;
— Establishing systematic IP management within the innovation processes;
— Applying consistent IP tools and methods in support of efficient IP management.
This document can be used for any type of innovation activities and initiatives.
2 Normative references
There are no normative references in this document.
3 Terms and definitions
For the purposes of this document, the terms and definitions given in ISO 56000: 2020 apply.
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4 IP management Framework
4.1 Understanding the organization and its context
The organization should determine external and internal issues and considerations that are relevant to its organizational objectives and that affect its ability to achieve its intended IP strategic objectives.
The organization should:
a) scan and analyze the external environment, considering issues related to the following: a) areas such as market, culture, technology, legal, regulatory and political aspects; b) geographic scope:
whether international, national or regional; c) time horizons – short, medium, or long term; d) potential opportunities and threats, such as opportunities through collaborators or threats from competitors;
b) analyze its internal environment in terms of business and innovation strategies and types of IP assets of the organization, while considering issues related to: a) the business and innovation vision, strategic direction, existing management practices; b) the business and innovation objectives and planning to achieve them; c) existing IP owned by the organization or licensed to or from others; d) process and resource strengths and weaknesses that can impact achievement of intended IP objectives; e) cultural aspects such as values, ethics beliefs, history, observed behaviours, attitudes, and commitment at various levels of the organization.AS ISO 56005 pdf download.