Guidance

IP Health Check: agreeing a price for IP rights

This booklet is designed to help businesses looking to license, buy or sell Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) to arrive at a valuation.

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This guide is now longer current and will not be updated. It has been replaced by the guide: Valuing your intellectual property.

Documents

Agreeing a price for IP rights

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IPR valuation checklist

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IPR valuation checklist

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Details

This booklet is designed to help businesses conducting transactions involving IPRs arrive at a fair valuation of their IPRs.

This booklet:

  • will help you understand whether you are charging or paying too much
  • describes the common methods of valuing IPR
  • provides an easy-to-complete checklist, in scorecard form, which you can use to assess the value of IPRs in your transaction
  • lists other useful resources

The supporting checklist sets out the major issues businesses need to think about before licensing, buying or selling their IP.

Published 24 June 2014