Joint patents are usually greeted by a sharp intake of breath. Lawyers warn of future conflict. Corporates fear loss of control. Others are more relaxed.
Adam Jolly is a writer and editor, who reports widely on the challenges of growing an idea, building a business and competing internationally. Over the last 25 years, he has covered many of the leading questions for entrepreneurs, innovators, directors and investors, developing a particular knowledge of how to manage growth, innovation, intellectual property and international business.
He has produced titles for many organisations, including the Institute of Directors and Innovate UK, and has written extensively for the SME press. Since 1990, he has been a consultant editor at one of Europe’s leading management publishers, Kogan Page, and is a former editor of the magazine of the Confederation of British Industry.
He has just completed the third edition of his title on how entrepreneurs and innovators can best work with universities to find a path to growth.