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The contribution patents make to enterprise value

No commonly used valuation methods are much help at putting a number on an entire portfolio unless there is a specific transaction on the horizon. Cipher’s Nigel Swycher and Steve Harris suggest an original methodology to fill this gap

03 August 2022

IP tax strategies come under fire from US senators

Legislators put pharma companies under the microscope and blame a law signed by President Trump in 2017 for patent-based payment mitigation

01 August 2022

How the IVSC is preparing to accelerate intangible assets valuation in Asia

After establishing an office in Asia, the CEO of the International Valuation Standards Council expands on plans to escalate intangible assets valuation in the region

26 July 2022

Lessons from China's $46 billion IP financing market

After over a decade and the involvement of various stakeholders, China achieved $46 billion in IP financing in 2021

08 July 2022

Pfizer to commercialise its IP with the help of trailblazing Roivant approach

The partnership is aimed at helping the pharma giant to moentise deprioritised IP in the autoimmune space

04 July 2022

Why IP valuation in Asia has yet to take off

Although various government-led programmes have emerged over the years to encourage activity in the field, writes Joyce Ng, professionals reveal that a lack of transaction data and an absence of corporate buy-in is preventing it from going mainstream

22 June 2022

There’s a lot more to GE Licensing than patents, says outfit’s head

GE’s Licensing group participates in traditional patent licensing while also exploring new models like equity management

20 June 2022

Acacia Research CIPO predicts operating company patent sales

Buyers should position themselves for opportunities as worsening economy spurs monetisation efforts, says Marc Booth

16 June 2022

New IP finance play, Ukraine tribute, patent litigation trends and plenty more as IPBC Global 2022 comes to an end

Despite the close attentions of a tornado and the deadening heatwave that preceded and followed it, delegates and speakers in Chicago were in good form for the final day of this year's event

15 June 2022

The future of FRAND, 6G, IP finance and patent dealmaking take centre stage in Chicago

Day Two of IPBC Global 2022 provided a succession of important contributions from some of the market’s most prominent thought-leaders

14 June 2022

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