France Brevets: Future-Proofing the French Tech Industry With the Help of Advanced Patent Analytics
Generally, French companies own fewer patents than their competitors, when compared to other European entities of the same size. “A lost opportunity, because there is a clear correlation between innovation, patents and value. Patents create value”, says Didier Patry, CEO of investment and advisory firm France Brevets. He explains that French entrepreneurs learned this lesson the hard way.
An important element of the ‘armor’ they need is solid, sophisticated patent management, according to Didier Patry. However, obtaining the full picture requires a lot of insights. “You need to know the status of your competitors’ patents, and you need to clearly map out the balance of power.