Infringing patent? Carry on

The talk, held at the Doubletree by Hilton, was done in an informal setting - M. Azhar Arif/The Star 10 June 2015 91230155

EVEN IF it is infringing on somebody’s patent, a startup should go ahead and try to see if they can build a viable business, said a panellist at the Global Intellectual Property Valuation Conference 2015 earlier this month.

“You should just go and do it and see if there is traction,” said Earl Valencia, president and co-founder of Philippines-based incubator and accelerator IdeaSpace Foundation, at a session entitled Intellectual Propertyfor Startups and New Ventures.

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