Assessing the probability of securing a license critical in patent valuation

BVWireIssue #95-3
August 18, 2010

In his firm’s recent newsletter Valuation Developments, Bill Quackenbush (Advent Valuation Advisors) lists critical questions to ask when assessing the value of a patented invention:

  • Market potential
  • Strategic motivation
  • Investment costs
  • Development risks
  • Implementation risks
  • Genesis of the invention
  • Licensee’s commitment
  • Inventor’s reasonableness.

For the full text of the article “Critical Questions to Assess the Value of Patented Inventions” click here.

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