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"What is it worth to you?" – Valuation of Brands




"What is it worth to you?" – Valuation of Brands  

Toronto, Canada
Thursday, October 22, 2015
12:00 pm–1:30 pm

It has been said that a company’s intellectual property can be its most valuable asset. According to financing experts, 40 Canadian companies have brand values of more than $1 billion. Whether it be in the context of a merger, acquisition, licensing arrangement, litigation or bankruptcy, it is vital to know the value of the underlying IP. Join us for a discussion of the methods used to value these intangible assets.


Location
Goodmans LLP
Bay Adelaide Centre
333 Bay Street, Suite 3400
Toronto, ON  M5H 2S7


Guest Speaker

Andrew Harington of Duff & Phelps

Mr.  Harington is a managing director in the Toronto office of Duff & Phelps, valuation and corporate finance advisors.  Mr. Harington specializes in the valuation of intellectual property and commercial interests and the quantification of loss and accounting of profits in intellectual property disputes, and damages quantification in commercial litigation matters.  Andy holds the Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Business Valuator designations, and is a member of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada and the Licensing Executives Society.  He is a co-author of two Duff & Phelps monographs, entitled “Damages Calculations in Intellectual Property Cases in Canada” and “Accounting of Profits in Intellectual Property Cases in Canada”.

Moderator
Peter Ruby of Goodmans LLP

Peter Ruby is a partner and leads Goodmans’ IT practice. His national and international practice focuses on business and IT dispute resolution, including software, telecommunications, film, radio, television, privacy and data protection, IP, e-commerce and internet litigation, arbitration, mediation and advice.  He has represented large multi-national organizations and some of Canada’s most entrepreneurial and growing IT companies, including the Monitor of Nortel, Oracle, SAP, Ericsson, Universal Studios, Bell Media, Rogers, Shaw Media, Corus and Software AG.  Peter is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Toronto teaching Telecommunications and Internet Law.  He is a member of the board of directors of the International Technology Law Association and the co-chair of its Dispute Resolution Committee, a former director and a member of the Canadian Technology Law Association and a member of the Toronto Computer Lawyers’ Group.

Host
Goodmans LLP
Bay Adelaide Centre
333 Bay Street, Suite 3400
Toronto, ON  M5H 2S7

Language
The roundtable will be conducted in English.

Registration and Information
The registration fee is US $50 for INTA members and $75 for non-members. Please bring a photo ID to the roundtable in order to enter.