Valuation of IP for Acquisitions and Brand Value Enhancement
Active brands, dormant brands, and languishing brands are changing hands in an increasingly competitive marketplace. As a new wave of businesses, venture firms, and private equity funds seek to exploit a “pure” licensing business model by buying these properties, the opportunities and complexities of valuations in this space continue to grow. In “IP Valuations for… MORE >
Expert Witnesses, Valuation, and Damages: The Expert’s Point of View
CONSOR Chairman Weston Anson, along with Christopher Harris, Latham & Watkins, and Richard Kurnit, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz presented the ABA Webinar entitled Expert Witnesses, Valuation, and Damages: The Expert’s Point of View. The presentation covered how to find the best experts, when to hire them, and how to test whether they have real… MORE >
Right of Publicity: How Much is Your Client Really Worth?
CONSOR provides a Right of Publicity CLE presentation that is available to law firms and legal departments. Those interested in hosting a CLE presentation should contact CONSOR at firstname.lastname@example.org or 858-454-9091.
CLE IP Valuation
CONSOR’s Senior Partners have revised our IP Valuation and Damages CLE presentation, and are available to present the CLE to law firms and legal departments. The updated CLE reflects the increasing burden faced by attorneys and experts due to rulings under recent cases, including Uniloc v. Microsoft, which has effectively resulted in the death of… MORE >
Unlocking the Value of IP to Enhance a Turnaround or Maximize Recovery
TMA Annual Convention, Orlando, Florida
Lenders, creditors and turnaround professionals recognize the value of a trademark or brand. However, many do not realize that there are other pieces of intellectual property controlled by companies of all sizes. This session will look at unlocking value from alternative assets in turnaround and/or bankruptcy situations. The discussion will focus on trademarks, intellectual property,… MORE >
Key Issues in IP Due Diligence, Auction, Sale, and Monetization
NAA Conference & Show
Proper management of intangible assets has never been as important as it is during this current economic crisis. Through this presentation, Weston Anson identifies often-overlooked IP and intangible assets and explores the critical issues in valuation and monetization. Special attention is paid to disposition methods, including different auction scenarios.
Case Studies in Identifying and Marketing IP
NAA Conference & Show
In this advanced course for the National Auctioneers Association, Weston Anson highlights the good, the bad, and the ugly cases that hold important lessons about how to handle the identification and marketing of intellectual property in a bankruptcy or disposition context.
Monetary Remedies in Trademark Cases
INTA Annual Meeting
Recent multi-million dollar verdicts and mounting pressure for trademark protection programs to pay their own way have led to an increased interest in monetary recovery in trademark litigation. The INTA focused on this issue at their 132nd Annual Meeting in Boston this year with an advanced level program, entitled “Monetary Remedies in Trademark Cases.” Moderated… MORE >
Setting the Standards: Advances and Challenges in IP Valuation
Ocean Tomo IP Think Tank
The US transition to a knowledge economy is all but complete, exposing an economic foundation built squarely upon intangible assets and specifically intellectual property. Arguments over whether or not IP has become an asset class are settled – it is. Debate now centers on whether this new market place will learn from the misfortunes of… MORE >
CLE: Valuing the Intangible: Where to Start?
Sheppard Mullin CLE
In this accredited Continuing Legal Education (CLE) course, Weston Anson, Lewis Koppel, and Justin Skinner of CONSOR use real-world cases to demonstrate how intangible assets have increasingly become a part of just about every deal, litigation, or estate, and have implications that legal practice areas. The discussion covers the topics of how IP is relevant… MORE >