Simon Benns of The Legal Exchange Network sent me some preliminary survey results indicating in what Heads of IP will be investing in the coming 12 months. Valuation analysts should take note: nearly 70% of them will be investing in IP valuation.
75.9% - Investing in IP investigations
66.7% - Patent drafting and filing
69% - Valuation of IP
60% - Monetization of IP
57.2% - Patent renewal management (administration)
51.6% - Translation services
42.9% - Anti-counterfeiting tools