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Intellectual Property Management Consultants CONSOR

Weston Anson, Chairman
Jeff Anderson, Director, Valuation & Analytics
7342 Girard Ave.
La Jolla CA 92037
USA
phone: 858-454-9091 (Main) / 408-309-6808 (Jeff Anderson)
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CONSOR® Intellectual Asset Management has been a global industry leader in Intellectual Property valuation, expert witness services, monetization assistance, licensing strategies and more for the last 25 years. Their core areas of expertise are the valuation, management, and licensing of intangible assets. They are proud to be the only market-based consulting firm specializing in intellectual property.

Consulting Services Include:
  • Valuing Intellectual Property and Intangible Assets - CONSOR has been valuing the full spectrum of intangible assets and IP for clients as diverse as IBM, the Estate of Dr. Seuss, Xerox, and Amazon.com. Selected assignments have included valuing assets contained within a group of online copyrighted visual material, Valuing the database and a proprietary numbering and inventory system, and Valuing the trademark and rights of publicity for a world famous sports celebrity
  • Licensing and Leveraging of Intangible Assets - CONSOR offers a variety of services to accommodate a wide range of IP licensing and leveraging needs, including: Brand Consulting and Licensing Alignment, Licensing Strategy and Negotiation Support, Royalty Rate Services, and Licensing Implementation
  • IP in Business Transactions - CONSOR specialists are abreast of new regulations and control systems in financial and economic reporting that bring increasing complexity to IP transactions including Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Section 482 of the IRS code, FASB 141,142,144, as well as the Bankruptcy Reformat Act of 2005
Weston Anson Intellectual Property Expert PhotoWeston Anson, Chairman of CONSOR®, is a seasoned Licensing Valuation and Marketing professional with a long history of successful programs at firms such as Booz-Allen & Hamilton, Playboy Enterprises and Hang Ten International. He holds a Masters degree in Business Administration (honors) from Harvard University and is active in all of the major international trademark and intellectual property associations as a speaker and an officer.

For the last 25 years, Mr. Anson has led the way in developing and establishing accepted methods to value brands, technologies and other IP. He is an expert in building and licensing brands, as well as developing and managing licensing programs for all IP.

Mr. Anson is also an acknowledged pioneer in developing the methodologies that enable accurate valuation of IP on a worldwide basis. His multiple books on the subject have been published in the U.S. as well as in Europe and China. He was chairman of the Global Valuation Standards Committee for the LESI, which established IP Valuation standards in cross border IP transactions. These standards were adopted in 2011 at the Global Technology Forum, which included World IP bodies such as World Intellectual Property Organization, World Trade Organization, and the Association of University Technology Managers.

Mr. Anson has developed numerous licensing strategies for major corporations and has performed valuations of hundreds of intellectual property components including: Caterpillar, Inc., Chevron, Estate of Dr. Seuss, Donna Karan, Amazon.com, DuPont, Ford Motor Company, General Motors Corporation, Hard Rock Café, Harrods, Hilton, IBM, L.L. Bean, Inc., Levi Strauss & Co., L’Oreal, Louisville Slugger, Lucasfilm Ltd., PepsiCo, The Olympics, the Vatican Library, and many more.

Jeff Anderson Intellectual Property Valuation Expert PhotoJeff Anderson, Director of Valuation & Analytics at CONSOR®, performs Valuations of Intangible Assets and Intellectual Properties for corporate litigation and business / transaction purposes.

Mr. Anderson has a broad view of the world of intellectual property and intangible assets. He has lectured, spoken, and written on the topic of IP valuation, as well as the licensing of various intellectual property rights. He is a contributing author to a newly published book, and he is author and co-author of several articles on intellectual property valuation. Additionally, he has served as a teaching assistant for a course on IP valuation at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law. Coupled with his analytical approach to finance and economics, he has a unique view and expertise in intellectual property and intangible asset valuation and monetization.

Mr. Anderson's project work spans the full spectrum of the intellectual property realm. Industries worked on include: government, software, banking, entertainment, construction, retail, energy, and manufacturing. He has managed projects involving: valuation for litigation; sale/purchase valuation and negotiation; license structuring and negotiation; estate valuation; and valuation in expropriation and foreign markets.

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