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Underdeveloped Comparability Analysis Leads to Exclusion of Reasonable Royalty Opinion

In the recent patent infringement case, Meridian Mfg. v. C&B Mfg., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 172243 (Oct. 5, 2018), both parties raised Daubert challenges to the opposing expert’s damages opinions. This provides a good reminder of key legal principles informing reasonable royalty and lost profits calculations. Read more >>

How to document the selection of a royalty rate when valuing intellectual property assets or rights

Under the Mandatory Performance Framework (MPF) for the Certified in Entity and Intangibles Valuation (CEIV) credential, valuation experts will be expected to have a certain amount of documentation in their work files. Regardless of whether you hold the CEIV credential or not, anyone doing fair value for financial reporting should comply with these new rules. This post covers how to document the selection of a royalty rate when valuing intellectual property assets or rights. Read more >>

District Court puts a royalty value on standards essential patents for wireless technology

Estate of Michael Jackson sues the IRS

Michael Jackson’s estate is suing the IRS over valuation—assets causing the problem include amounts attributable to the singer’s likeness and intellectual property. Read more >>

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