What are the reasons for carrying out a patent evaluation?

The need to find out the value of a patent can be triggered by both internal and external factors:



  • optimisation of patent portfolio costs
  • alignment of patent strategy to overall business strategy
  • remuneration of inventors
  • financing
  • licensing
  • mergers and takeovers
  • accounting (IAS 38)
  • enforced evaluation (insolvency, damages)