"That may well be true. Hopefully we can have someone with a better knowledge of South African IP Law weigh in here. However, in order to truly protect your idea, you need to protect it in each market you'll be participating in. So (assuming you…"
"Peter, I'd have to disagree. IBM has a multi-billion dollar patent portfolio based off of licensing revenue from just the ideas themselves. The ideas, which are written down and filed as patents but in a lot of cases not executed on are what we…"
"Patents are designed to do this very thing. I work for IBM and we are required to continually patent as part of our job to protect the IP on the projects we work on. Although I work for a large enterprise, our issues are the same in that my team…"