Portfolio management and patent valuation

All companies should be able to determine the economic value of their patents and identify potential risks and opportunities associated with them.

There are tools available on the market that can help you to get an idea of the value of your patents and patent portfolios. This can be important for:

  • Granting licences- knowing the value of your patents puts you in a better position when it comes to negotiating licence contracts.
  • Making investment decisions - a detailed analysis of a company’s patents can be a critical factor for those investing in the company.
  • Obtaining public financing.

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

You can use IPscore for:

  • Examining your company’s patent portfolio
  • Analysing the value of specific patents
  • Aligning the patent strategy with your general business strategy
  • Making the most of the patents as business tools
  • Identifying opportunities and risks

Cumplimente este formulario (https://www.epo.org/searching-for-patents/business/ipscore/register.html) para descargar de forma gratuita IPscore.

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FAQ (frequently asked questions, type: "Management and evaluation of patents")

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