Virtual reality — Determining the value of intellectual property
Abstract: In an ever more virtual world, business owners increasingly depend on intellectual property (IP) to generate value for their companies. But determining the value of IP can be challenging. In addition to obtaining guidance from professional appraisal organizations, appraisers use several methods to determine what these intangible assets are really worth. This article explains the methods they use in valuing IP and the approaches they take to value patents, copyrights and trademarks.