Intellectual property insurance as a management tool
by Fanny Koleva
International Journal of Intellectual Property Management (IJIPM), Vol. 5, No. 3/4, 2012

Abstract: The aim of the paper is to reveal the variety of forms of intellectual property (IP) insurance, which are quite often not known and respectively - underestimated, both from the potential insured, and from the insurers, although their utilisation may raise the efficiency of management of those parties and improve their results. The paper discloses the IP risks, requiring insurance, together with the potential beneficiaries, analysing its necessity from the perspective of the imperfections of the IP system, as well as the beginning of this practice and its stages of development, the products, offered on the market, and the trends on it. The paper respectively reaches the conclusion that from the perspective both of its volumes and of its various products this market shows a serious growth. And although it is not mature yet, this growth, and especially the coverage for internet related IP risks, shows that even better future is coming.

Online publication date: Thu, 18-Oct-2012

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