Technology-related intangible assets entail proprietary knowledge and processes that are either protected by law or hard to reproduce. Technology emerges in the form of patents, trade secrets, know-how, proprietary processes, product recipes and formulas, product approvals and certifications, designs, drawings, technical manuals, and more. For the owner, a technology-related intangible asset generates future economic benefits through product differentiation and competitive advantage. If unique and proprietary, technology must be considered a separable intangible asset that can be sold, transferred, licensed etc.
Technology constitutes on average 9% of the intangible value of businesses. In some sectors like life sciences, electronics, medtech and aerospace, technology may represent the most important (or primary) intangible asset.
of all intangible assets
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For each technology portfolio, MARKABLES reports detailed information including the following, and more:
Technology-related royalty rate
Technology-related profit split
Other intangible assets and meaningful ratios
EV / revenues