Intellectual Property Valuation and Innovation
Towards global harmonisation
Edited by Ruth Taplin
Routledge – 2013 – 186 pages
With the recent global economic crisis, attitudes and practices in relation to intellectual property valuation are changing as exemplified by the dichotomy explained in this book, which makes it unique. While there has been a move towards global harmonisation in terms of valuation of both tangible and intangible assets that are based on innovation, there is also a tendency against global harmonisation because of cultural attitudes and practices of different countries. This can be seen most acutely in relation to intellectual property valuation in Asia, especially East Asia, which often differs from the West’s perception of valuation. The book is written by experts in intellectual property, valuation and innovation who are mainly practitioners covering innovators, marketers, accountants, social innovators and business and management academics. The breadth and practitioner background of most of the contributors make the material relevant to those involved in valuation, economics, business, management, accounting and finance, law and maritime insurance. This book takes an interdisciplinary approach that cross-cuts all the above-mentioned disciplines and takes the understanding of intellectual property valuation to a new level.
"The editor of the book, Prof Ruth Taplin, who herself is a leading strategic commentator in this field, has assembled nine packed chapters each written by a guru in his or her area, ranging from technology to health to shipping. They confirm that valuation is increasing in complexity, whether in the residual value of maritime assets, or in financial services products. A key feature of the volume, the 18th book to date edited and/or authored by Prof Taplin, is that it threads through many disciplines to stimulate greater understanding of the buzzing world of innovation, as it asks how the US legal-economic model, with its short-term outlook, and the more family-oriented ethos of many companies in Asia, will handle the shock of mutual conflict." - James Brewer, allaboutshipping.co.uk
1.Overview and introduction 2. Future of innovation and intellectual property 3. Creating value in health care through social innovation 4. The financial reporting of research and development costs and its signalling effects on firms' market values 5. Value-energy interrelationship and dynamic added value taxation 6. Residual value insurance in the maritime sector 7. From co-creation to entrepreneurialism: mobile apps and other examples8. Big Data and innovation 9. Innovation, valuation and crisis
Ruth Taplin is Director of the Centre for Japanese and East Asian Studies, UK, which won Exporter of the Year in Partnership in Trading/Pathfinder for the UK in 2000. She received her doctorate from the London School of Economics and is the author/editor of 17 books and over 200 articles. She is Editor of the Interdisciplinary Journal of Economics and Business Law (www.ijebl.co.uk), holds a Graduate Diploma in Law and is a featured author of Routledge.