ClearViewIP is an Intellectual Property Consultancy providing a range of services to help companies monitor, expand and better understand their IP portfolio and its position within their industry. To help us do this, we look at trends relating to intellectual property and various high-tech fields. This latest article takes a broad look at the merits of three different methods applied to IP valuation and their applicability to 21st century patent deals:
"Patent valuation is, and has been for the last decade or so, a hot topic among scholars and industry professionals. Lately, there has been a surge in patent deals and litigation, adding emphasis to the need for sound valuation principles. This article looks at recent public deals and applies some general financial models and metrics to understand which patent valuation method appears to have the greatest relevance."
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