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Portfolio management and patent valuation

Every company should be able to ascertain the economic value of their patents and identify potential risks and opportunities associated with them.

Tools available on the market can help you get a feel for the value of patents and patent portfolios. This can be important for:

  • Licensing - knowing the value of your patents puts you in a better position to negotiate licensing agreements
  • Investment decisions - a detailed analysis of the patents held by a company may be a critical factor for investors in the company
  • Obtaining public funding.

The IPscore software tool can help you evaluate and manage your patent portfolio.

You can use IPscore to:

  • examine your company's patent portfolio
  • analyse the value of individual patents
  • align your company's patent strategy with your overall business strategy
  • make the best use of patents as a business tool
  • identify opportunities and risks.


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