Main goal of appraisal of intellectual property

Appraisal of intellectual property usually arises in case of its purchase-and-sale, for creating of a license agreement, in case of neccessity to determine a damage caused to rightholder by illegal use of intellectual property.

Appraisal of intellectual property includes:

  • Determination of a value of patented Industrial intellectual property , of selection achievements and industrial samples, and of trade marks and service marks;
  • Value of objects of the copyright - the software and electronic databases;
  • And also the value of such non-patented information as trade secret, know-how and also other unprotected by patents knowledge, information and documentation, representing potentially lucrative information.
    Generally the appraisal of intellectual property could be used for the following purposes:
  • Determination of value intangible assets of the initial partners’ contribution under the company creation;
  • Audit and appraisal of intangible assets;
  • Tax determination for intellectual property;
  • Value of monetary loans under the pledge of intellectual property;
  • Evaluation of investments and other operations;
  • Settlement agreements regarding the infringement of intellectual property exclusive rights;
  • Licensing of intellectual property.

 

Intellectual property input to the authorized capital

  • Capitalization of intellectual property and intangible assets input;
  • Using of intangible aasets instead of money resource, thus, increasing the opportunity to obtain the loans or venture capitalists investments;
  • Expands opportunities of a patent holders to create the enterprises using intellectual property instead of finacial recource;
  • Commercialization of patents and receiving of licensing and/or royalty fees depending on industrial application of objects of intellectual property.