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There are three methods widely accepted as best practice for quantifying the value of intellectual property or intangible assets: cost approach – intellectual property is valued at the historic cost of development; market approach – intangible asset value is extrapolated from similar or equivalent sale transactions that are a matter of public record (much as … Read More
Under the government’s IP Access scheme, British SME’s have until March 2022 to apply for grants of up to £5,000 total (incl. VAT) towards intellectual property costs. Since it’s a grant, not a loan, the amount, if awarded, never needs repaying, nor is it tied to any milestones or outcomes. The grant cannot be used … Read More
UK trade mark owners should be very wary of renewal “invitations” sent by a party trading as “Stern, Young & Partners”. Trade mark registrations become eligible for renewal six months before the deadline (which falls every 10 years on the anniversary of the application date). Typically, “Stern, Young & Partners” will remind owners of the … Read More