CSI worked with Sharp Labs in building a strategic direction based on the ability to differentiate the business in rapid innovation globally. Part of the strategic process improved the ability to gain return from valuable, but unleveraged, patents. Combining the legal and research strategies gave Sharp a position in new technologies for decades.
- IP was developed that has been a major source of income for the Sharp America and Sharp Japan. They learned to manage the development of IP as a source of innovation and financial effectiveness.