Intellectual Property Blog: IP News & IP Data Trends

ktMINE Responds to BEPS Discussion Draft

On January 24th, 2017, the discussion draft A Toolkit for Addressing Difficulties in Accessing Comparable Data for Transfer Pricing Analyses was released. Created by the Platform for Collaboration on Tax, comprised of the IMF, OECD, UN, and World Bank Group, the draft aimed to “address some of the challenges associated with difficulties in accessing comparables data.”  Comments… View Article
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Transfer Pricing/BEPS Essentials: The Next Generation of Royalty Search

Running into dead ends with your royalty rate search? You’re not alone. Over the years, we’ve heard this from analysts and researchers alike. The issue? Many are solely relying on the text of the agreements to find their royalty information and not leveraging patent data included in the agreements.    This is not surprising when… View Article

Looking Ahead, the State of Patent Litigation

Last year, we observed that the number of patent litigations grew year over year from 2014 to 2015. However, this trend reversed dramatically over the past year with 2016 seeing the lowest patent litigation activity since 2011.  This may indicate that the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA) has finally taken full effect, and may also… View Article
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2016 in Review Part 2: ktMINE Happenings

The ktMINE team was busy this past year, with numerous updates, launches, awards and more. Read on for a recap of some of the highlights. New and Improved User Interface (UI) Committed to ensuring a pleasant and productive user experience, ktMINE made several updates to the ktMINE UI including updates to: The look and feel,… View Article

2016 Year in Review Part 1: BEPS and Daubert

2016 saw a lot of changes, not only within ktMINE, but the world of intellectual property and innovation. As the year comes to a close, we wanted to reflect on these changes and provide insights into what we can expect in 2017. Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) The implementation of the OECD’s BEPS initiative… View Article
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CEO David R. Jarczyk To Present at the Duff & Phelps 2016 IP Value Summit

President and CEO, David R. Jarczyk, will speak at the third annual Duff & Phelps IP Value Summit on December 7-8, 2016, at The Ritz-Carlton in Half Moon Bay, California. The event will focus on strategies for optimizing intellectual property across multiple disciplines including valuation and M&A, tax and transfer pricing, litigation, and licensing. The… View Article
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Introducing the New and Improved ktMINE UI

ktMINE is committed to ensuring that every user has a great experience using the ktMINE platform. That’s why we continually make improvements and enhance efficiency. Read below to see what’s new. 1.We’ve updated the look and feel of the platform with a new font and set styles. The styling has been standardized and a color… View Article
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