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Intangible Asset and Intellectual Property Valuation

The following guide provides information on books and publications which focus on valuing intangible assets and intellectual property. Each entry listed below includes the name of the source or publisher, a brief description of the resource's features, and notes any information that is available free online.

Select from the following resources:

Guide to Intangible Asset Valuation, 2nd Edition
Reilly, Schweihs, Wiley, 2016

Topics addressed in this comprehensive valuation guide include identifying intangible and intellectual property assets, valuation and damages analysis principles and processes, cost, market, and income approach methods and procedures, and valuing specific types of intangibles including human capital, contracts, customers, data processing, engineering, goodwill, licenses and permits, and technology.

BVR's Guide to Intellectual Property Valuation, 2nd Edition
Business Valuation Resources, LLC, 2012

Comprehensive text addresses various aspects of intellectual property valuation, with topics covered
in this guide including intellectual property overview, cost, market, and income valuation approaches, discount rate development, determining royalty rates, and due diligence in general and as applied to specific types of intellectual property assets (e.g., patents, copyright, trademarks, and trade secrets).

BVR's Intellectual Property Valuation Case Law Compendium, 3rd Edition
Business Valuation Resources, LLC, 2017

Publication provides in-depth analysis of over 200 cases involving the valuation of intellectual property along with online access to the full-text of these opinions, and also provides insights and advice from experts on a variety of topics including patent infringement damages, proving damages in trademark cases, indirect profits from copyright infringement, and lost profits in trademark and copyright cases.

Intellectual Property: Valuation, Exploitation, and Infringement Damages
Smith, Parr, Wiley, 2005

Comprehensive text provides guidance on valuing and licensing intellectual property and determining damages in infringement cases, with topics addressed in the guide including valuation principles and techniques, early-stage technologies valuation, special valuation situations, licensing economics and royalty rates, licensing negotiation and agreements, and calculating damages in infringement cases.

Valuation & Dealmaking of Technology-Based Intellectual Property, 2nd Edition
Razgaitis, Wiley, 2009

Comprehensive guide covers various methods used in valuing and pricing early-stage technologies, with valuation methods and topics covered in individual chapters including using industry standards for valuation, rating/ranking method, using rules of thumb to determine value, discounted cash flow method, advanced valuation methods (e.g., Monte Carlo, real options), and valuation by auctions.

Trademark Valuation: A Tool for Brand Management, 2nd Edition
Smith, Richey, Wiley, 2013

Text provides practical guidance on valuing trademarks and developing strategies to realize their full potential, with topics covered in this publication including the nature of trademarks, valuation basics, valuation using the cost, market, and income methods, trademark licensing economics, quantifying harm in trademark enforcement actions, special valuation situations, and global trademark issues.

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