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Kroll’s advice helps businesses worldwide protect and monetize their intellectual property and intangible assets more effectively. We offer clear, current and informed advice across a wide range of issues around IP pricing, tax and transactions. Our interdisciplinary team brings experience across industries and in all types of IP licensing, transactions, disputes and tax issues.

  • Kroll provides management, strategy and licensing services for businesses to get more from their intellectual property. We help IP holders and licensees build, maintain and grow successful licensing organizations through IP monetization strategies, strategic use assessments, portfolio management, contract negotiations, holding companies, build vs. buy analysis and a wide range of other services.
  • We assist in all types of IP-focused transactions on the buy-side and sell-side. Combining expertise in transaction advisory, corporate finance and IP valuations, we help clients in IP-only deals and technology-centric business transactions. For acquisitions, disposals, restructurings and partnerships, our experts bring unparalleled experience to help maximize value.
  • Our professionals are leaders in valuations of IP and intangible assets, including those related to marketing, customers, contracts and technology. We provide robust, credible valuations for transactions, pricing, strategy, financing and tax purposes. Our professionals offer valuation services, provide estimates of useful life, determine royalty amounts and calculate goodwill and intangible asset impairment.
  • We’re experts in transfer pricing and tax. Our experts provide consistent, balanced and robust analysis for tax, reporting and other purposes. We offer a wide range of services compliant with IRS and OECD standards, including analysis of cross-border transactions, analysis for third-party cost-sharing arrangements, calculation of buy-in payments and support for tax audits related to intercompany use of IP assets.
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Christopher Bakewell is a managing director at Duff & Phelps.
Christopher Bakewell
Managing Director and Global Head of Intellectual Property Advisory Services
Houston
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Scott Davidson is a managing director at Kroll.
Scott Davidson
Managing Director and Canada Leader
Expert Services
Toronto
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Julia Rowe is a director at Duff & Phelps.
Julia Rowe
Managing Director, Testifying Expert
Expert Services
Chicago
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Benedict Hamilton is a Managing Director
Benedict Hamilton
Managing Director
Forensic Investigations and Intelligence
London
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Lynne Weber is a managing director at Kroll.
Lynne Weber
Managing Director
Valuation Services
Silicon Valley
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Tadashi Kageyama
Tadashi Kageyama
Regional Managing Director, Asia-Pacific
Forensic Investigations and Intelligence
Singapore
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Richard Plansky
Richard M. Plansky
Regional Managing Director, North America
Forensic Investigations and Intelligence
New York
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IAM Patent 1000 Honors Duff and Phelps, A Kroll Business' Global IP Advisory Practice, Chris Bakewell and Julia Rowe

Jul 14, 2021