David Wanetick has more than 20 years of experience in Company and Intellectual Property Valuation as well as negotiating transactions such as capital raises, licensing agreements, patent sales, and mergers and acquisitions. He developed the Certified Patent Valuation Analyst Designation as well as founded the Institute for Strategic Negotiations.
David is recognised world-wide for his expertise in valuing emerging technologies and intangible assets such as patents, trademarks, copyrights, contracts, earn-outs and non-compete agreements. His clients include law firms; emerging, mid- and large-sized companies; technology transfer offices; inventors; venture capitalists and private equity firms. Valuations are primarily conducted in the context of negotiating licensing agreements, mergers and acquisitions, patent sales, capital raises and litigation support.
Mr. Wanetick is the author of seven books. His four most recent books are 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.
He has published articles, been quoted or interviewed, in media outlets such as CNBC, CNNfn, The Wall Street Journal, Barrons, Chief Executive Magazine, Competitive Intelligence, Technology Transfer Tactics, Directors & Boards, Investors’ Business Daily, Newsweek, Intellectual Asset Management, Technology Transfer Tactics, Les Nouvelles, Patent World, CEO Magazine, The CPA Journal, Licensing Journal, Willamette Insights, Valuation Strategies, Valuation Examiner, Business Valuation Update, IP Frontline, IP Litigator, Inventor’s Digest, Private Equity Manager, Research & Development Magazine, and The Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators.
He teaches several courses at The Business Development Academy. He has lectured to senior intellectual property executives and institutional investors all over the United States as well as in Canada, Singapore, Kuwait, Israel, the United Kingdom, France, Taiwan, Thailand, Dubai, Denmark, Spain, Belgium, China, India, Germany, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Hong Kong and Malaysia.