INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY VALUATION SERVICES
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY VALUATION SERVICES
Be assured that your valuation professional has the experience and accreditations to properly estimate the value of your intellectual property, which often times is the most understated asset on your balance sheet.
THE VALUATION OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY IS AN AREA OF SPECIALIZATION FOR CVA.
We value intellectual property for financing purposes, to establish a transfer price for the intellectual property, to establish fair royalty rates for licensing agreements, for sale/leaseback purposes and as a portion of most purchase price allocation projects (FASB ASC 805).
Our firm has valued numerous types of intellectual property including trademarks and trade names, patents, patent applications, formulations, trade secrets, customer based relationships (i.e., customers, distributors, advertisers, subscribers, exhibitors, growers, etc.), proprietary software, non-compete agreements and contracts.
The technology based intellectual property valued by CVA covers a wide range of industries. We have experience valuing a wide range of technologies from fairly basic industrial technologies to state of the art medical and energy technologies that could make a significant impact on their respective industries.
EXTENSIVE TRADEMARK AND BRAND VALUATION EXPERIENCE
In addition to our extensive experience performing trademark valuations for purchase price allocations of companies in various industries, CVA also provides trademark and brand valuation services for the possible extension and monitoring of previously extended credit facilities. Many of the brand appraisal services performed by CVA are updated on a regular basis for some of the largest lending institutions throughout the United States and other non-traditional lending sources. A list of the industries covered by brands valued by CVA are shown to the right with more details below.
APPAREL – MEN’S, WOMEN’S AND CHILDREN’S
CVA has considerable experience in the valuation of apparel brands. We have experience in valuing men’s, women’s and kid’s brands, undergarments, outerwear and active wear brands. In addition to appraising brands that are widely available at major retailers on an exclusive or non-exclusive basis, we have also appraised boutique brands including one of the most famous and well-recognized jewelers in the world.
FOOD AND BEVERAGE
Food related brands appraised by CVA include more than 30 beer brands, the market leader in meat snack products, regional snack food brands, gourmet coffee brands, numerous cookie brands, dairy, ice cream and cereal brands. CVA has also appraised various natural food and nutraceutical brands.
CONSUMER PRODUCTS AND HOME GOODS
Included in our consumer product and home goods brand valuation portfolio are brands related to kitchen and office accessories, glassware and small kitchen appliances. Our consumer product brand valuation portfolio also includes brands associated with various home improvement products and consumer hand and shop tools. CVA has also appraised boat, motorcycle, reference guides, firearms, sporting good and cutlery brands.
RETAIL – VARIOUS SPECIALTY
While CVA has extensive experience in the appraisal of apparel brands, we have also appraised the trademarks associated with retailers. Retailers appraised by CVA include a sports apparel related franchisor, formalwear stores, various jewelry retailers, and furniture stores. CVA has also conducted numerous valuations of quick service restaurant franchise concepts. In addition to storefronts associated with brick and mortar retail stores, we have also appraised various retail and service websites.
Industrial trademarks and brands appraised by CVA relate to industrial electronics, valves, and various other machinery, hydraulic and aerospace components. We have also been involved in valuations for the automotive industry, specifically airbags, brakes and designer automobile rims. CVA has also appraised well-recognized consumer paint and stain brands.
TOYS AND GAMES
CVA has also appraised various types of toy brands. Brands appraised by CVA include model trains, stuffed animals, entertainment system accessories and other nostalgic toy brands.
ENTERTAINMENT AND ICONIC PERFORMERS
Entertainment related trademarks appraised by CVA include iconic entertainers and athletes such as Elvis Presley, Muhammad Ali, Marilyn Monroe and Shaq.