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Presentations

Rights of Publicity and the Media

Weston Anson, CONSOR Chairman, recently led a Table Topic discussion at the International Trademark Association’s Annual Meeting in Barcelona on the topic of “Rights of Publicity and the Media.” The use and viewing of media, including social media platforms, is entrenched in our daily routine. Increasingly, celebrities need to be aware of the use and […]
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Patent Licensing: Best Practices for Negotiating Valuable Licenses

Weston Anson, CONSOR Chairman, will be leading a panel discussion at the  American Intellectual Property Law Association (“AIPLA”) Spring Meeting, “Patent Licensing: Best Practices for Negotiating Valuable Licenses”, this Thursday, May 17, from 2:00-3:30pm. Along with Mr. Anson, the panelists will discuss various issues surrounding patent licensing, including validity issues, global licensing, and Hatch-Waxman settlement […]
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How to Value Anything: The Most Difficult Valuations

Weston Anson, CONSOR Chairman, led a discussion at the ABI Spring Meeting, in Washington D.C., on the topic of “How to Value Anything: The Most Difficult Valuations.” The panelists described their approaches to valuing assets that are inherently difficult to value, including Anson’s expertise – intellectual property. Anson will also touch upon his recent projects, […]
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Valuation of IP for Acquisitions and Brand Value Enhancement

Active brands, dormant brands, and languishing brands are changing hands in an increasingly competitive marketplace. As a new wave of businesses, venture firms, and private equity funds seek to exploit a “pure” licensing business model by buying these properties, the opportunities and complexities of valuations in this space continue to grow. In “IP Valuations for […]
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Expert Witnesses, Valuation, and Damages: The Expert’s Point of View

CONSOR Chairman Weston Anson, along with Christopher Harris, Latham & Watkins, and Richard Kurnit, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz presented the ABA Webinar entitled Expert Witnesses, Valuation, and Damages: The Expert’s Point of View. The presentation covered how to find the best experts, when to hire them, and how to test whether they have real […]
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CLE IP Valuation

CONSOR’s Senior Partners have revised our IP Valuation and Damages CLE presentation, and are available to present the CLE to law firms and legal departments. The updated CLE reflects the increasing burden faced by attorneys and experts due to rulings under recent cases, including Uniloc v. Microsoft, which has effectively resulted in the death of […]
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Unlocking the Value of IP to Enhance a Turnaround or Maximize Recovery

Lenders, creditors and turnaround professionals recognize the value of a trademark or brand. However, many do not realize that there are other pieces of intellectual property controlled by companies of all sizes. This session will look at unlocking value from alternative assets in turnaround and/or bankruptcy situations. The discussion will focus on trademarks, intellectual property, […]
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Case Studies in Identifying and Marketing IP

In this advanced course for the National Auctioneers Association, Weston Anson highlights the good, the bad, and the ugly cases that hold important lessons about how to handle the identification and marketing of intellectual property in a bankruptcy or disposition context. Download Presentation
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Key Issues in IP Due Diligence, Auction, Sale, and Monetization

Proper management of intangible assets has never been as important as it is during this current economic crisis. Through this presentation, Weston Anson identifies often-overlooked IP and intangible assets and explores the critical issues in valuation and monetization. Special attention is paid to disposition methods, including different auction scenarios. Download Presentation
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