Focused and coordinated management of IPR will contribute to Statkraft creating added value, gaining a competitive advantage and being able to operate freely in the market without major risk of conflict.
IPR activities in Statkraft include the following areas:
Patents – protection of a practical solution to a technical problem
Branding – exclusive rights to trademarks for goods and services, names and logos
Know-how – knowledge and experience which yield competitive benefits
Commercial secrets – market knowledge, technical know-how, strategic plans etc.
Copyright – literary or artistic works
Statkraft has an IPR competence centre located in the Innovation and Growth business unit which assists the Statkraft group with IPR related issues and tasks.