Karen Shank

November 16, 2016

November 2016 COIN Connections Newsletter

Annual Membership Drive Kicks Off We’re pleased to announce that COIN members will receive a FREE WRAL TechWire Insider Annual Subscription COIN and WRAL TechWire Insider have teamed up! And to encourage you to join COIN, we are offering a FREE Annual TechWire Insider subscription. You can join thousands of other technology thought leaders and become a WRAL TechWire Insider by simply joining COIN. Every day you can meet thought leaders, hear from investors and track the trends in job […]
July 18, 2016

COIN Welcomes New Member, AM Technical Solutions

Congratulations to AM Technical Solutions. AM Technical Solutions has provided 20 years of successful projects across the globe in Construction Management, Project Management, and Facilities Solutions in High-Tech industries. Additionally, AMTS is a trusted industry leader for cleanroom design/build, consultation, certification and our Total Quality Management Program. Visit http://www.amts.com/ for more info.
February 11, 2016

Engineered Success: The Engineer’s Contributions to FDA Medical Device Commercialization By Russ King

Heres’ a PDF link to read more: https://nccoin.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/MedicalDeviceEngineers-3.pdf
January 13, 2016

Why More American Companies Do Not Benefit From the Japanese Market By: Robert C. Azar

Since the 1970’s Japan’s economy has consistently ranked as either the second or third largest in the world. Japan has been the stablest capitalist economy and democratic nation in Asia since the end of World War II. Its corporations are among the most innovative and successful businesses the global economy has ever seen. Its citizens are among the wealthiest in the world. Given all of these favorable conditions, why have more American companies not taken advantage of the lucrative opportunities that await them in Japan? The […]
July 6, 2015

JLL – A Partner You Can Trust

Why hire a broker? JLL serves as your strategic advisor, lowering your real estate costs and occupancy risks while maximizing workplace exibility and productivity. They’ll analyze your business drivers and occupancy needs, identify and evaluate appropriate options, and manage lease negotiations. In fact, they’ll be your on-call expert for all your leasing and lease administration needs. www.us.jll.com/tenantrep To read more, visit https://nccoin.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Tenant-Rep-Brochure_Michael-Morgan-1.pdf
April 23, 2015

April 2015 COIN Connections Newsletter

Global Patenting: Strategies for Controlling Costs Obtaining patent protection in multiple countries is important in a global economy but can be a very expensive endeavor. Foreign patent filing decisions should take into account all of the potential additional costs associated with filing, prosecution, and annuity fees, as well as translation and legal service costs for hiring patent practitioners in each jurisdiction. Because the costs associated with obtaining foreign patents are significant, strategies that control, delay, consolidate, or minimize costs are […]
April 8, 2015

North Carolina Welcomes SabioAdvantec

SabioAdvantec April 2015 COIN Connections Article SabioAdvantec, an advanced technology R&D consulting firm, is a new arrival in North Carolina. SabioAdvantec has expertise in a variety of engineering disciplines combined with over 40 years of experience spanning basic research and R&D, in industries such as aerospace, oil and gas exploration, and biotechnology. The company provides engineering resources from its facility in Raleigh, NC, to assist clients in the product development process from early concept development through pre-manufacturing prototype, where the need […]
April 8, 2015

Why Use Fractional CFO and Controller Services?

In order to stay competitive, businesses are being forced to examine all aspects of their operation to identify cost savings and drive efficiencies. Those companies that can do this successfully will be rewarded with increasing market share and improved profitability. The issue for small business owners is how to effectively conduct this analysis without knowledgeable resources to do it. Small businesses have always had the need for a professional accounting support; however they have not been able to afford the […]
April 8, 2015

Global Patenting: Strategies for Controlling Costs by: MBHB

MBHB April 2015 COIN Connections Article Global Patenting: Strategies for Controlling Costs Obtaining patent protection in multiple countries is important in a global economy but can be a very expensive endeavor. Foreign patent filing decisions should take into account all of the potential additional costs associated with filing, prosecution, and annuity fees, as well as translation and legal service costs for hiring patent practitioners in each jurisdiction. Because the costs associated with obtaining foreign patents are significant, strategies that control, […]
January 20, 2015

January 2015 COIN Connections Newsletter

Welcome to our January “Special Issue” of COIN Connections: Over the past few months while planning the upcoming COIN Conference “Protecting and Valuing Your Intellectual Property” we’ve been asked why we believe Intellectual Property is such an important topic in North Carolina. Here are a few of those questions and our answers: Welcome to our January “Special Issue” of COIN Connections: Over the past few months while planning the upcoming COIN Conference “Protecting and Valuing Your Intellectual Property” we’ve been […]
December 15, 2014

December 2014 COIN Connections Newsletter

Happy Holidays!  Thank you for being a part of our 2014 success and we are looking forward to 2015! Holiday Message: We at COIN want to wish you and your loved ones a very Happy Holdiay Season and thank you for your support through this past year. The changes we have implemented from our name change, to modifying our events, have been in response to your suggestions and requests. In 2015, we will continue to focus on building North Carolina’s […]