Intellectual Property Basic Manual for Researchers in Universities

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Case Studies

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Pedro Ponce, Kenneth Polasko, Arturo Molina, Miguel Ramírez and Patricia Mora

Abstract

Some of actual research projects in the Tecnológico de Monterrey that followed an intellectual property process are shown as case studies in this chapter. Each case demonstrate different requirements of protection depending of the final use for the patent, either to commercialize it on its own country of invention or internationally. The projects are: Exoskeleton controlled by brain signals, intelligent control toolkit for LabVIEW, climate control for greenhouse and its control system, intelligent wheelchair, reconfigurable micro machine tool.

Keywords:

Agreement, Business plan, Case study, Commercial product, Contracts, Control system, Design process, Inventor, Licensing, Market, Patent, Product, Product cycle, Profit, Royalty, Software.

Affiliation:

Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico.