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Sharrow Marine’s MX Propeller: How a Design Patent Helps Cultivate Group Invention

In 2022, Florida boasted the most registered boats for recreation per capita. With the ocean on both sides and many waterways, we are a boating people. All that to say, this week’s post may appeal more to our Floridian audience. We’re looking at a recent design patent for a novel boat propeller. The Sharrow MX Propeller Sharrow Marine published their new design for the Sharrow MX Propeller through its patent application in May 2022. The […]

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Quantifying the Financial Value of Intellectual Property Assets

What is the value of your company’s trademarks? What about the patents or copyrights you hold? Is the value of those intangible assets reflected anywhere on the company balance sheets?   Trademarks, patents, and copyrights are often used as collateral for loans that companies obtain from banks. Merger and acquisition (M&A) agreements, if done correctly, include inventories of IP assets (both registered and unregistered) because those intangible assets bring value to the sale of the business.  […]

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