Intellectual Property Valuation

Intellectual Property Valuation

Almost every business utilises or creates intellectual property in its everyday endeavours. In this highly competitive world it is crucial for a business to identify and protect its IP through Intellectual Property Valuation, so as to take full advantage and turn intangible assets into exclusive property rights. Once an IP audit has been conducted it is essential to protect the company's interest in these assets. There are several areas of protection available. These are:

Patent
 Trade Mark
 Copyright
 Design

Valuing the commercial potential of Intellectual Property assets requires both an understanding of the scope of the IP and the business sector in which the assets could be exploited. The primary reason for Intellectual Property Valuations IP is to maximise its value and therefore the value of the owner organisation through optimum management decisions.

Valuing Intellectual Property

Intangible assets have increased from 17% to 81% in 34 years as reported by the S&P 500. Do you know what yours is worth?

Valuing the commercial potential of Intellectual Property assets requires both an understanding of the scope of the IP and the business sector in which the assets could be exploited. The primary reason for valuing IP is to maximise its value and therefore the value of the owner organisation through optimum management decisions.

The Australian Accounting standards Boards standard AASB 138 deals with the specific aspects for intangible assets. To meet the definition of an intangible asset, an asset must be identifiable to distinguish it from goodwill. To be identifiable the asset must be separable or arise from contractual or other legal rights. Separable means that the asset is capable of being separated from the organisation and is able to be sold, transferred, licensed, rented or exchanged, either individually or together with a related contract, asset or liability.

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