Fair Market Value

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Factors which contribute to altering fair market value of technology

  • Significance of the technology
  • Current TRL
  • Breadth and strength of IP protection
  • Number of patents, copyrights/masks, and trademarkets in portfolio
  • Duration left in IP protection
  • Exclusive market position in field of use gained
  • Immediate utility in market
  • Technology commercially successful already in this or another field of use
  • Sales conveyed or highly likely
  • Competition exists that will inhibit ability to exploit
  • Foreign rights conveyed
  • Upfront payment required
  • Minimum royalties
  • Know-how included in deal
  • Support/training provided after initial transfer
  • Maintenance and enforcement burden on licensee
  • Exposure of licensor to liability