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Valuation of patents

The valuation of the patent portfolio gives visibility to the monetary value of the intangible assets owned by the company. Valuation is required, for example, in arrangements to purchase, sell, finance or license intellectual property rights.

Valuation

  • Assesses how necessary certain patents or patent applications are to the business.
  • Depends on the size of the proposed business, the time span, the industry, the market area and the general patent situation in the industry.
  • Supports the views of the parties when negotiating the transfer and licensing of IPR holdings.
  • Provides a transparent model in which weights and initial assumptions can be viewed.
  • Ensures that M&A and new business planning is based on a true understanding of the value of patents and patent applications.

Valuation helps our clients earn revenue from their own intellectual property portfolio.

Commercialization

Our commercialization services help our clients earn revenue from their own intellectual property portfolio. The service explores the commercial potential of the idea, identifies target markets and companies, and makes a plan for commercialization.

Boco IP can also take responsibility for the protection of the invention, the registration of trademarks and the practical sales work in the international market.

Contact
The customer will contact Boco IP regarding the valuation
Assignment
Contacting will result in an assignment where the valuation process will begin.
Valuation
The monetary value of the patent portfolio or part of it is assessed using systematic methods.
Follow-up
The results of the valuation and possible proposals for further action, such as commercialization, are reviewed with the customer.

Pricing examples

1-5 patent families, up-to-date competitor mapping available

7000 €
1-5 patent families, no existing competitor mapping

10 500 €
Large patent portfolio

Agreed together to the desired extent.

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Jenni Aho
IP Specialist, administration and formalities
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Trainee Patent Attorney
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Patent Attorney
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Office Assistant
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Anu Keinänen
European Patent Attorney, Partner
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IP Specialist, administration and formalities
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Jenni Aho

IP Specialist, administration and formalities

I work in the IT, mechanics and electrical group. I assist patent attorneys in all matters related to patent processing and handle external communications with clients and authorities. I previously worked in the patent field in 2002–2008. I have been by Boco IP since 2013.

Education
BBA
Languages
Finnish, English, Swedish
Activities
Outdoor activities in the wild
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Mari Nieminen

IP Legal Trainee

I work in the IP Legal Trainee position, where I assist in the processing and application of European, domestic, and international trademarks and designs. I have a strong international education and work background, having lived in China, Malaysia, and Estonia. I have received most of my education abroad and in 2022 I graduated (Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)) from Tallinn University of Technology in Estonia. I can serve customers fluently in Finnish and English.

Education
LL.B
Languages
Finnish, English, Chinese and Spanish
Activities
Golf, design, Chinese
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Saoussen Merdes

Trainee Patent Attorney

I have over 15 years of experience in research and education. Prior to joining Boco IP, I carried out research in the fields of solar energy and nanotechnology at Tokyo University of Science, the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin and the Freie Universität Berlin. I recently also worked as a Senior Scientist in a Finnish nanotechnology company. I joined the Physics & Electricity team of Boco IP in 2021. I advise our clients on matters related to patenting nano and semiconductor technologies.

Education
M.Sc. (semiconductor physics), PhD (electrical engineering)
Languages
English, French, Arabic, German, Japanese, Swedish and Finnish
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Nina Virolainen

Patent Attorney

I assist and advise our clients in protection of inventions in the fields of chemistry and biochemistry including diagnostics, molecular biology, microbiology, immunochemistry and process chemistry. My area of expertise is also the protection of biotechnology, bioenergy and cleantech processes and solutions. In addition, I assist our clients with employee’s inventions, competitor tracking, freedom to operate assessments and novelty searches.

I have worked in the patent industry since 2017. Before that, I have several years of R&D experience in developing and implementing innovative biotechnology and environmental technology solutions, both as a university researcher and at a startup company. I got interested in the IPR industry after being an inventor in patent applications myself, so I have multifaceted experience in turning research into protected inventions that add value to their owner. The best part of my job is getting a glimpse into pioneering research in many different fields!

Education
PhD (Environmental Biotechnology), M.Sc.
Languages
Finnish, English, Swedish, German
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Hanna Hausalo

Office Assistant

I work as a part-time Office Assistant while studying at university. My responsibilities include a variety of organizational and administrative tasks. I have been working at Boco IP since 2020.

Education
Studies in musicology
Languages
Finnish, English, Swedish
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Anu Keinänen

European Patent Attorney, Partner

I am a physicist and therefore work on inventions in many different areas of technology. However, most of my assignments relate to information, micro- and nanotechnology. This role provides a great opportunity to work with technically creative people, and I see inventors as stars of their companies. In addition to patenting, I provide a service that enables companies to outsource employment invention processes so that mandatory obligations are met, and patenting supports company's businesses. In dispute cases, I have sat in both sides of the table, and have a specific interest in essential patents. I have been employed by Boco IP since 2011.

Education
M.Sc. (physics)
Languages
Finnish, Swedish, English, German
Activities
Expert member of the Market Court, The Association of Finnish Patent Attorneys (Chairman 2022-), Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Intellectuelle, European Patent Institute, Licensing Executives Society.
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Jutta Schauman

IP Specialist, administration and formalities

I help with trademark and design matters and also assist our IP lawyers in the IP Legal team. I have been employed by Boco IP since 2011.

Education
M.Pol.Sc.
Languages
Swedish, Finnish, English, Spanish
Activities
Ice hockey, reading, exercise with family
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Anita Lehtonen

Office Manager

I perform a wide range of administrative tasks in the office. I take care of the operation and procurement of the office, communication with various service providers and the organization of various events.

My task is to enable our experts to have a smooth and comfortable everyday life in many ways. In addition, I manage the purchase ledger and assist in financial administration. I am also involved in occupational safety and health and on the board of the personnel fund. I have been employed by Boco since 2017.

Education
BBA, HSO
Languages
Finnish, English, Swedish
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Marja Liisa Autti
Patent Attorney, Partner
+ 358 9 6866 8495
marjaliisa.autti@bocoip.com
Petri Nieminen
Consulting Director, Partner
+358 9 6866 8412
petri.nieminen@bocoip.com