Write Jake and Stephen: "Manufacturers must innovate and adapt to succeed in today's highly competitive global marketplace. Effectively managing the inevitable legal issues will enhance productivity and value, while minimizing risk and litigation expenses."
The authors go on to explore examples, including the Internet of Things (IoT) and remind companies that protecting your advantage often falls to protecting your Intellectual Property.
They conclude: "With the shift to advanced manufacturing techniques and processes, companies that want to compete globally are focusing more on innovation. Success is worth protecting through proper legal safeguards."