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 […]

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:

7 Tips for Working with Your Licensing Agent and Attorney

Developing the right type of licensing team is one of the secrets to a successfully licensing your IP. These professionals help you develop, negotiate and manage your licensing program. Depending on your IP, the licensing team will include a licensing agent, an accountant, an attorney, and perhaps a public relations […]