Certified Patent Valuation Analyst (CPVA)

CPVA Trainer:
Mr. David Wanetick

-    Author at Business Model Validation.
-    Certified Patents Valuing Analyst expert.
-    Trainer at business development academy.

Special Discounts for Society Members, Groups and companies, in which fees are including training materials, certificates and coffee breaks.

Certificates Granter:
-    Licensing Executives Society Arab Countries (LES-AC).
-    Talal Abu Ghazaleh University.
-    Business Development Academy – New Jersey.   

Course Introduction:

The Certified Patent Valuation Analyst program provides you with the knowledge and critical thinking abilities to negotiate and structure more accretive IP licensing arrangements.

Also, the Certified Patent Valuation Analyst program provides intellectual property managers, licensing managers, technology transfer professionals, inventors, patent lawyers, financial analysts and other business development executives with the skill set necessary to value patents. Further, this program arms you with the knowledge and critical thinking abilities to negotiate and structure more accretive licensing arrangements. Licensing Executives Society - Arab countries (LES – AC) in cooperation with the Business Development Academy (BDA) are working on marketing the certificate in the Arab countries and Turkey. The program offers over two days or 16 training hours.

This program was held for the first time in the Arab countries in Dubai on April 2014 and will be followed by several sessions for this program.

Program Content:

1.    Valuation of Emerging Technologies:

-    Review of more than 20 valuation methodologies such as the Cost, Income, Market, Monte Carlo, Real Options, Reasonable Royalty, and Probability Weighted Expected Return Methods as well as Bayesian Analysis, Binomial Lattices and Markov Chains.

-    Case studies / exercises such as: Acquisition Comparables, Stock Price Indication Methods, Venture Funding Comparables, Bayesian Analysis, Probabilistic Methodologies and Cross-Licensing.

-     Additional Valuation Considerations such as: Citation Analysis, Enforceability, Current Impact, Claim Scope Breadth, Technology Strength, Validity Confidence, Research Intensity, Litigation Avoidance, Science Strength, Partnering Licensing Potential, Innovation Cycle Time and Technology Cogency.

2.    Negotiating Licensing Agreements for Maximum Returns.

-    Specific licensing issues such as: Royalty rates, upfront payments and milestones, Granting options to take a license, Sponsored research, Royalty stacking, sublicensing issues and Royalty audits.

-    Strategic negotiating issues such as: De-risking investment for licensee, Negotiating scorecard, Negotiating timeline, and Technical validation, Role of outside lawyer, Nondisclosure agreements and Memoranda of understanding.

3.    Calculating Damages Resulting from Patent Infringement.

-    Basic tenets of patent infringement such as Reasonable royalties, lost profits, Price erosion, Market size, Reputational damage, Market spoilage, The 25% rule, Cost of next best alternatives and Running royalties vs. lumpsum payments.

-    Relevant court ruling such as: Panduit v. Stahlin Bros. Fibre Works, State Industries v. Mor-Flo Industries, eBay v. MercExchange, Uniloc v Microsoft, i4i v. Microsoft, Function Media v. Google, Lucent Technologies v. Gateway and Cornell University v. Hewlett-Packard.

4.    Advanced Patent Valuation (webinar).

Discuss issues addressed in this course are: Claims Analysis, Assessing the Rigor of Patent Prosecution, Citation Analysis, claims, single jurisdiction, classifications and terms used in the claims.

Certificate Benefits:

Top Reasons to pursue the CPVA designation today are:

-    CPVAs will be listed on the member’s directory of LES – AC.
-    CPVAs will be listed on the members section of CPVA website.
-    CPVAs receive a 25% discount on the training to become Arab Certified Intellectual Property Licensing Practitioner held by LES – AC.
-    CPVAs receive a 10% discount on electives training courses offered by LES – AC.
-    CPVAs receive 50% discount on recorded electives offered through the Certified Research Developer Designation.
-    CPVAs receive a 50% discount on all of the elective courses offered through The Institute for Strategic Negotiations.
-    CPVAs receive a 50% discount on recorded electives offered through The Certified Emerging Company Analyst Program.
-    CPVAs receive a 10% discount on training to become a Devil's Advocate Auditor.
-    CPVAs receive a 10% discount on training to become a Certified Patent Strategist.

Course Language: English
Course Duration: 2 DAYS.
Registration Fees:  2600 USD.

For further information about the training courses, please contact us at the following details:

LES- Arab Countries
P.O.Box: 921100 Amman 11192 Jordan
Tel:  +962-6-5100900 Ext: 1654
Mob: +962-790461179
Fax: +962-6-5100901
E-mail:    les@lesarab.org
Website: www.lesarab.org