02/17/15 5:05 am

Electronic Components: Part Three of a Four-Part Monthly Series

In this series we have discussing the important role that good documentation control has in protecting your intellectual property. Losing control of your documentation package to the manufacturer or engineering firm that helped design your product is problematic to say the least. Limited supply mobility, costly re-engineering, and rights protection issues are all too common results of not tightly securing your documentation package.

10/21/14 4:52 am

09/22/14 12:50 pm

Part One of a Four-Part Monthly Series

The classic concern about outsourcing is that you will wake up one morning to find out that counterfeit versions of your products are being sold by a shady offshore firm. The reality is that this scenario is rare. Most off-shore manufacturers are focused on contract manufacturing and have no interest in destroying their reputation by engaging in this type of activity.