IP monetization programs, tax efficiencies, M&A, investment, IP based loan collateral etc. all require IP valuation. Questel Consulting is skilled at delivering strategic financial valuation of IP assets within each specific context. If and when required we work with and for accounting companies.
Assess every option for value creation: partnership, license, assignment, start-up creation
Define parameters which impact the valuation process
Aggregate technical and economic data needed for the valuation
Select appropriate method
Identify comparables and interview experts
Calculate and provided evidence-based financial value of assets
Enforcement and cross licensing
Questel Consulting helps companies prepare cross licensing program and prevent/resolve IP disputes by providing unique insights that crystallize likely outcomes and negotiated settlements. Economics, time and results matter whenever litigation is anticipated or occurs. We frequently work with the world’s leading law firms, corporate counsel and executive teams to identify the technical and market data that supports case development and decisions.
Identify potential infringers to support monetization and assertion programs
Conduct patent product mapping, reverse engineering and claim charting
Anticipate attack and prepare defense strategy
Balance the bargaining power between two companies to avoid unnecessary royalty expenses
Measure the respective value of the patents in negotiation
Evaluate options and the risk over potential returns balance
Out licensing and technology transfer
Transferring technology and related IP rights can generate significant revenues for companies and research institutions seeking to obtain returns from their research and development efforts. While not easy, successfully establishing and maintaining technology transfer efforts over time can drive superior financial and commercial outcomes. Questel Consulting helps companies transfer technology and related IP rights and support transactions that maximize financial and strategic returns.
Confirm patent value and reinforce with other valuable assetsValidate technical and market potential
Define possible transfer options : partnership, license, assignment, start-up creation
Identify and rank targets in regard of strategy, product, R&D program, patent portfolios
Develop negotiation strategy and action plan
Manage IP licensing programs and provide ongoing support throughout transaction