There is such a thing as too much innovation, say executives from L’Oreal and Ford in a conversation with Reuters Breakingviews Editor Rob Cox at the Thomson Reuters Leaders of Innovation panel.
As a global leader in providing unbiased, accurate and up-to-the-minute news and information to our customers across a variety of professions, it is essential that trust remain a cornerstone of how we do business. For more clarity on trust and its role within each of our businesses, we talked with several of our business leaders to gather their thoughts on the importance of trust in the professional areas we serve.
“Trust is the cornerstone of our business. For more than half a century, professionals in academic institutions, corporations, government agencies, law firms and other businesses have trusted our high-quality curated data and leading-edge tools to drive the discovery, development and delivery of the world’s greatest innovations.
More than 20 million users at 15,000 organizations rely on our solutions to make business-critical decisions every day. They trust our skilled field experts to provide accurate, insightful counsel. And they count on us to protect their most valuable intellectual assets and global brands, acting with the highest standards of integrity.”
Read the full article to hear more from our business leaders on what trust means to them.
Check out our other stories on trust:
Now in its third year, the Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovators program identifies the foremost innovative organizations around the world by using patents as a proxy for innovation. Several criteria are analyzed to establish not just the volume of patenting, but the quality, importance and impact of that innovation through measuring the conversion of applications to granted patents, how widely filed the innovation is and how often inventions are cited in later published patents.
In those three years, there have been a total of 144 honorees, 63 who have achieved recognition in all three years, 23 who have appeared in two of the three years, and the remainder who have made in onto the list only once.
The nature of the list has also evolved over those years in some interesting ways. (more…)
We spoke with Erin S. Hennessy, an intellectual property partner at Bracewell & Giuliani in Seattle, about the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office’s draft-examination guide on policy and procedure changes for handling applications for marks comprised of generic top-level domain names (gTLDs) for domain name registration or registry services.
The USPTO requested comments on the proposed draft (.doc file), which can be submitted through the office’s online collaboration tool until Oct. 23, 2013.
The office provides more information here.
How can Big Data be more accessible and applicable? By humanizing it.
Humans aren’t built to work with Big Data directly – so to find the value of this wealth of information, it needs to be reduced to human proportions. But what’s the best approach?
Check out the latest white paper from our IP & Science business, Big Data & the Needs of the Pharma Industry. Tim Miller, Vice President Product Management, Analytics, discusses with industry leading experts approaches to “shrinking” Big Data to make it more accessible – and more useful – to you.
Download the white paper.