Transitioning Your IP From Paper to Digital: Best Practices and Lessons Learned
Digital communications are now a fact of life, from email file sharing to e-filing with the USPTO. Most IP departments, however, remain locked in a challenging, intermediate phase marked by a complex mix of paper case files, email file sharing and electronic documents stored in five different places. As many of us have learned the hard way, when email has become your de-facto document management system, costs increase and efficiency plummets.
Migrating to a fully digital environment opens new possibilities for collaboration, automation and control over your IP assets. But digital is different, and making a smooth and successful transition requires getting familiar with some basic rules of the road. Join us and our customers for this informative webinar where we will examine the best practices and lessons learned about moving from the physical to the digital.
We will offer the following tips and techniques:
-Best practices for transitioning your business practice
-Change management tools for building a team and gaining buy in from key stakeholders
-A checklist of key planning and implementation takeaways ? what can you do today!
-Undergoing the transformation to digital can be deeply rewarding if undertaken with the right planning. With foresight, you can shift your IP department into an efficient, automated business environment that will reduce costs and improve the quality of your IP.
-Paperless isn?t about reducing your office to no paper. It IS about transitioning to an environment with faster, better, more efficient access to better information.