The importance of Intellectual Property (IP) has increased significantly in the past 20 years. The technology boom of the late 1990s showed the world that packaged IP was often worth more than the products that contained it. IP moved from the back office to the corner office.
Business processes were changed to enable IP caretakers to work more closely with IP creators. The workforce was educated to give everyone a better understanding and appreciation. File folders and spreadsheets we
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