Today’s interview is with David Wanetick, the CEO of IncreMental Advantage, LLC. David has valued thousands of patents for Fortune 100 companies, start-ups, mid-sized companies, university technology transfer offices, national laboratories, and hedge funds. David is active in monetizing patents. He is a Managing Director at JD Merit, and he developed and runs the Certified Patent Valuation Analyst designation. The CPVA program has been run all over the world for more than 12 years. Some 250 testimonials are available at the CPVA website. David is the author of seven books, including Plight of the Patentee: The Case for Restoring Inventors’ Rights; Solution Nation: One Nation is Disproportionately Responding to the World’s Most Intractable Problems; The Strategic Negotiator: A Manual for Negotiating at the Elite Level; and, Business Model Validation: What Makes Business Models Work.
Our discussion focuses on patent valuation and David’s approach to when it might be needed and how to go about performing the valuation. We cover a lot of ground and for our readers who would like to learn more, you can contact David at: [email protected].