Adam Alper and Mike De Vries, IP lawyers at Kirkland & Ellis, recently sat down with Inside Counsel to discuss the significance of competitor
cases in the IP world.
In addition, data should be collected to understand the net price being charged by your competitors
, not just the sticker price, because sticker price discounts can vary widely from institution to institution.
In health care, the key forces are rivalry among present competitors
Several test runs by Top Fuel competitors
were in the low 4.
Coca Cola would lose the differentiating capability that helps them earn abnormal profits in comparison to its competitors
CI also seeks to make better use of what the organization already has by way of information and experience of its competitors
The competition format asks competitors
to submit their concept ideas in Stage I, and for a jury to select three competitors
who will receive an honorarium to produce more detailed designs in Stage II.
Many account executives and salespeople assume that they know and understand competitor
offerings based on anecdotal and other casually obtained information.
But great uncertainty remained about market size and margins because of two potential competitors
, Genius Tech and Smart Inc.
Below, we discuss the importance of judging the competitive similarities and differences between firms and their competitors
when firms perform competitive analysis and formulate strategies.
Though Microsoft will be barred from retaliatory pricing schemes and from barring or trying to prevent competitors
from shipping machines with non-Windows OSes, these strictures were expected.
These findings emphasize that business communicators need an effective means of obtaining, analyzing and evaluating strategic intelligence about competitors
and the industry in which they do business--information that clearly helps communicators understand the plans and actions of competitors
(and others) and, as a result, helps them make their own effective, competitive plans and take action.