Work Area: Valuation

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JS Held expands Ocean Tomo IP practice with new acquisition

The global scientific and engineering consultancy has bought TechPats, a patent-focused technical expert firm, at a time when an uncertain economy and declining number of M&As has led some companies to issue layoff notices to IP staff

07 September 2023

There is so much more to IP value than monetisation

A recent IAM article that cast doubts on whether patents, trademarks and other rights can normally be regarded as standalone assets distinct from the entities that own them sparked a big response. This led its author, Joff Wild, to do some further thinking

07 September 2023

AI valuation will create higher-quality patent portfolios

Sunday Opinion: Tradespace CEO Alec Sorensen turns to technology to rebut Joff Wild’s IP valuation column and argue we are at the beginning of a fundamental shift in the market

03 September 2023

It’s time to make consideration of IP value in lending mainstream

Saturday Opinion: Martin Brassell, Co-founder and CEO of Inngot, counters Joff Wild’s case about the problem with IP valuation, pointing to the worth of intangible assets in situ and the need to deliver reliable, comparable and affordable valuations

02 September 2023

The world’s rising patent powerhouse: new IAM Special Report released

Available to subscribers, our latest report offers a window into the key drivers and developments shaping the Asia-Pacific IP landscape

01 September 2023

IP consulting group laid off in KPMG’s summer cuts

Intellectual property staff were let go in the Big Four firm’s second round of 2023 layoffs, stemming from the poor economic conditions

31 August 2023

The problem with IP valuation

Most patents and trademarks have little to no external worth. There is nothing to support the idea that a large body of assets exists that can be used by their owners to raise money against

24 August 2023

Aon Intellectual Property Solutions cuts staff amid gusty economic headwinds

Though one-third of its employees were laid off this quarter, the firm will continue investing in offerings like IP-backed lending, IP insurance coverage, valuation, and digital products

16 August 2023

VC funding, green tech boom and AI to be discussed at IPBC Asia 2023

The full agenda is now available for this year’s event, taking place at the Palace Hotel in Tokyo between 28 and 30 November

01 August 2023

IAM’s top takeaways from IPBC Global 2023

Litigation funding, looking beyond patents and driving business in new markets – our editorial team reflects on the key messages from the world’s leading IP conference

27 July 2023

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