• Outsourcing R&D to India: Pitfalls to Avoid
  • November 15, 2006 | Author: Parmanand "Anand" K. Sharma
  • Law Firm: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, L.L.P. - Washington Office
  • Any R&D outsourcing relationship with an Indian provider necessitates the need for competent and experienced patent counsel, from early contract deliberations to later patent filing strategies. The success or failure of an outsourcing relationship may, in fact, depend on a practice of identifying and addressing relevant considerations early on in the business process. Though by no means exhaustive, the points discussed in this article should be considered in any business plan.