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.
Articles by Kris (Kestutis) Rudzika
Kris (Kestutis) Rudzika
Kris is Managing Partner 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.
The RoyaltyRange database provides you with quick and easy access to the latest royalty rates from real third-party licensing agreements.
If you are licensing your intellectual property, you need to be able to recognize whether a royalty rate is reasonable.
If you’re a prospective franchisee or a business owner who’s franchising their business, you need to know how to determine a fair franchise royalty fee. Understanding franchise royalty fees will help you recognize whether a royalty rate is reasonable and work out if the franchising relationship is right for you.
If you’re thinking of licensing your intellectual property to a third party, or you want to enter into an agreement that lets you use another brand’s intellectual property, then you’ll need to understand how the remuneration side of the agreement works.
If you’re thinking of licensing your intellectual property or becoming a licensee, you need to be familiar with royalty agreements. The royalty agreement of a company is a central part of any licensing deal and makes sure that both parties are compensated fairly for their contributions.
Finding the royalty rate for your industry can be a helpful starting point if you’re valuing your intellectual property or setting royalty rates for a licensing agreement.
If you are licensing your intellectual property, finding the relevant range of royalty percentage for your intangible assets will help you set fair, accurate royalties that reflect market rates.
Legal agreements between group companies (often called ‘Intercompany agreements’ or ‘ICAs’) are an intrinsic part of Transfer Pricing compliance – a fact which is highlighted by the OECD’s Transfer Pricing Guidelines.
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