The four courses required to qualify for the CPVA designation are offered exclusively through The Business Development Academy. If you are ready to enroll in the CPVA courses, please complete this form for individual registrations or this form for group registrations.
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|Course & Link||Description|
|Valuation of Emerging Technologies||This seminar takes an in depth 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.
This seminar also introduces you to the Patent Valuation Gauntlet (PVG). In deriving the value of a patent, PVG takes into account commercial value, assertion value, blocking value, cross-licensing value, reputational value as well as patent invalidity risks and design around risks. The PVG worksheet contains more than 500 issues that should be considered when calculating the value of a patent.
Excel sheets with the more than 40 valuation methodologies are included with your registration.
|Negotiating Licensing Agreements for Maximum Returns||
You can gain (or lose) as much value by negotiating licensing agreements over a three month period as you can make during thirty years of intense research. This session is designed to enable you to maximize the value from your licensing agreements. You will learn when to use and how to negotiate and structure the following licensing terms:
|Advanced Patent Valuation||
Tremendous value can be gained (or squandered) through the drafting of patents. The value of a promising technology can be nullified through sloppy claims construction. This course explains best practices for:
|Calculating Damages Resulting from Patent Infringement||
Numerous judicial rulings and the proliferation of non-practicing entities threatens patent value. On the other hand, the value of patents can surge when sustaining invalidity challenges. In addition to discussing a host of creative damages theories, this course will review basic tenets of patent infringement such as:
Registration into these courses will be completed through The Business Development Academy. Any credit card charges and receipts related to the enrollment in these courses will be delivered via The Business Development Academy.