How to protect confidential information?
Trade secret

What will you do when you want to protect confidential information? You would probably sign a nondisclosure agreement with the party to whom you are disclosing that confidential information. However, I would like you not to be satisfied with signingthe agreement. I would like you to pay attention to the operation to reduce the risk […]

Can you sell a joint patent with another company?
Joint patent

When you do joint research and development with another company, you may often share the resulting patent with the other party; e.g. each owns 50% of the patent. What should you do if you want to sell or license such a shared patent in the future? If you want to sell or license your interest […]

Frequently asked questions about patent monetization
FAQ

We answered four questions that are frequently asked in relation to patent monetization. So, if you are interested in selling your patents, please take a look. How can you monetize your patents? Why are your patents not selling? What price can you sell your patent for? What kind of review will a buyer do before […]

What kind of review will a buyer do before buying your patents?
Due Diligence Review

When a buyer is interested in your patents for sale, they will conduct an investigation (Due Diligence Review) to decide whether the patents are really worth purchasing. In this review, the buyer usually investigates the following items, obtaining information from the seller. Title: Does the seller has the title of the patents? Legal status: For […]

What price can you sell your patent for?
Patent valuation

When selling a patent, how much should you offer as the asking price? You may offer whatever amount you want. Having said that, you might want to know the market price.  Asking Prices in the 2020 market The following table shows the asking prices for deals handled by patent brokers in 2020. It shows the […]

Why are your patents not selling?
Why are our patents not selling?

Unfortunately, not just any patent can be monetized. In fact, there are many patents that are put up for sale, but no one wants to buy them. So what kind of patents can you sell?  1. Patent infringed by some company One is a patent where some company is using the patented technology, i.e., infringing […]

How can you monetize your patents?
Patent Monetization

There are several ways to monetize your patents. 1. Selling your patents You may sell your patent rights to another party. You can also sell a part of your patent right and share it with the other party. So, if you find someone who wants to buy your patent, you can sell it directly to […]