Articles by Kris (Kestutis) Rudzika

Kris (Kestutis) Rudzika

Kris (Kestutis) Rudzika

Kris is Transfer Pricing Director and Tax Lawyer at RoyaltyRange. He has extensive experience in transfer pricing and specializes in post-BEPS transfer pricing analyses, including DEMPE analyses for intangibles. Previously, he was Transfer Pricing Director at EY Belgium. He has an advanced diploma in international taxation from the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) in the UK.

What is an arm’s length transaction in transfer pricing?

When your company is made up of multiple legal entities, those entities often transfer goods, services and intellectual property between each other. If this is the case with your organization, you need to make sure that those transactions happen at arm’s length.

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Transfer Pricing Calculation: Traditional transactional methods vs transactional profit methods

Transfer Pricing Calculation: Traditional transactional methods vs transactional profit methods

Traditional transactional methods and transactional profit methods are the two main types of method you can use when carrying out a transfer pricing calculation. But which type should you use for your analysis? What are the differences between them?

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What is a royalty payment?

If you are entering into a license agreement – whether as a licensor or a licensee – you need to understand what a royalty payment is. Royalty payments are a basic component of any licensing deal.

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Finding a royalty fee for licensing, franchising, transfer pricing and valuation analyses

Finding a royalty fee for licensing, franchising, transfer pricing and valuation analyses

When you draft license or franchise agreements, negotiate royalty rates, set transfer prices or value intellectual property, analyzing third-party royalty rates helps you determine a fair royalty fee, value or arm’s length rate for transfer pricing purposes.

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IP valuation methods

IP valuation methods

Are you wondering how to value IP? Perhaps you are looking to buy, sell or license IP, or you need to know the value of your business’s IP for a merger or acquisition.

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What is IP valuation

What is IP valuation?

IP valuation is the process of determining the value of intellectual property assets such as patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets.

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3 expert tips for securing a profitable patent royalty for your technology

3 expert tips for securing a profitable patent royalty for your technology

You’ve invested huge amounts of time, money and expertise into your technology. As such, you must make sure you are fairly compensated when another business benefits from your invention.

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Intellectual Property: The complete guide for transfer pricing, valuation, licensing and litigation professionals

When you are setting transfer prices, carrying out a transfer pricing analysis, valuing intellectual property assets, conducting a business valuation, drafting a licensing agreement or dealing with an infringement case, you need to understand intellectual property.

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Can you do a patent search in the RoyaltyRange database_

Can you do a patent search in the RoyaltyRange database?

The quick answer to the question ‘Can you do a patent search in the RoyaltyRange database?’ is: yes. You can find patents and patent documentation when you search our royalty rates database.

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Royalty rate database – what are your options_

Royalty rate database – what are your options?

The RoyaltyRange database provides you with quick and easy access to the latest royalty rates from real third-party licensing agreements.

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