Is Your Royalty Rate Open to Interpretation?

Recently Qualcomm announced it was taking a hit on its revenue forecast. The reason is a royalty dispute with Apple who is withholding royalty payments on its contract. At issue is the royalty rate formula that determines how much Apple owes Qualcomm for the rights to use its chips in […]

Is Your Startup Making These 4 Fatal Mistakes with your IP?

One of the most important and overlooked areas of your start-up is intellectual property. It’s often your most important core asset and the difference between your success and failure in the market. But the question is whether your start-up is managing your IP the right way to succeed in the commercial marketplace. Get it wrong, and your start-up is doomed to failure. Here are top 4 fatal IP mistakes and how your start-up can avoid them.

3 Big Errors That Can Cost You Lost Royalty Revenues

How do you know your licensees are paying the correct amount of royalties? Generally, royalty reporting is done on a quarterly basis. The licensee is required to provide a statement showing the previous quarter sales and amount of royalties paid. However there are still a number of ways that royalties can be under reported. Here’s a list of the 3 big royalty reporting errors and how to avoid them: