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Recorded Webinar

Will the Patent Box boost the value of patents
throughout the World?

Webinar Date: N/A
Course Ref: W153898688
Fee: $345

One thing is clear. It is definitely time to start thinking inside The Patent Box.

In attempt to spur innovation and research in the United Kingdom, the British government has  promulgated laws governing The Patent Box.  The idea is that qualifying profits -those related to patented inventions placed in The Patent Box - will be taxed at rates eventually as low as 10%.

This two hour session provides an overview of the thinking behind The Patent Box as well as an analysis of how The Patent Box compares with similar schemes - in terms of qualifying assets, tax rates and more - throughout Europe.

This course discusses many accounting, taxation, legal and managerial issues associated with companies available themselves of The Patent Box.  Among the issues addressed are:-

  • What are the qualifying criteria to place patents in The Patent Box?
  • Over what period, and at what velocity, will lower taxes be phased in?
  • To what extent can non-United Kingdom-based companies benefit from The Patent Box?
  • Can exclusively licensed patents be included in The Patent Box?
  • Can UK-based companies participate in The Patent Box simply by purchasing patents?
  • How can one apply the formulaic and streaming methods of apportionment in calculating income be taxed at lower rates?
  • How is accompany to calculate "Relevant IP Income"?
  • What is the significance of the term "Qualifying Residual Profit"?
  • How should "Marketing Asset Returns" be calculated?
  • What are the keys to drafting and prosecuting patents with a view to them qualifying to be placed in The Patent Box? 
  • What are some of the anti-avoidance features associated with The Patent Box?
  • What use might patent mapping play as The Patent Box goes into effect?
  • What happens if a patent placed in The Patent Box becomes invalidated?
  • Where might the intersection of The Patent Box and transfer pricing issues lie?
  • How should trade secrets be managed in light of The Patent Box?
  • How should The Patent Box affect the prosecution of your existing patent applications?
  • How might products be better marketed, bundled and priced so as to optimize benefit from The Patent Box?
  • What should companies be doing right now so as to maximize their benefits from including their patents in The Patent Box?

SPECIAL FEATURE: Three highly instructive case studies are presented

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Delivery Format:    Archived Webinar

This webinar is available at a 50% discount for Certified Patent Valuation Analysts, Certified Emerging Company Analysts, Certified Research Developers, Devil's Advocate Auditors and candidates as well as designees of The Institute for Strategic Negotiations.

Register at The Disruptive Investor for Free and receive a 10% discount on this course.

To enroll call Neomi Barazani at 001-609-919-1865 ext 100 or email at info@bdacademy.com