Steven L. Henning


Articles:

  • Tuesday, January 21, 2014
    Securing protection and commercializing IP are key considerations in a knowledge-driven economy. This characterization of our economy embraces knowledge as the driver of productivity and economic growth and is reinforced by the use of information, technology and learning in economic performance. The growing codification of knowledge and its transmission...
  • Saturday, November 16, 2013
  • Monday, January 21, 2013
    Most Americans are unaware that intellectual property-intensive businesses account for nearly $6 trillion in value added, roughly equivalent to 40 percent of the U.S. GDP and greater than the GDP of any other nation in the world other than China. The opportunities contained in intellectual property (“IP”) resources, including patents, have led...
  • Tuesday, November 20, 2012
    U.S. investors have been enthusiastically investing in Chinese businesses listing on U.S. exchanges in order to achieve returns that were believed to exceed those available in lower growth Western economies, including the U.S. Ironically, Chinese businesses have been buying U.S. businesses and assets in record amounts because of the opportunity for growth...
  • Thursday, November 17, 2011
    Introduction Members of the board of directors have overall responsibility for the activities of the organization. The board acts on behalf of the shareholders to make policy decisions and provide oversight. By design, a corporate board has great power and also great responsibility. While specific duties of board members vary across organizations,...
  • Monday, January 31, 2011
    The Problem Intellectual property ("IP") is an untapped frontier in value creation. The problem is the basic tendency regarding IP, including patents, as the single, proprietary, closely guarded holding of the patent developer. That tendency is fundamental to the patent system - indeed, to all property rights, because at the root, we are...