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Programme Synopsis

(Fully Online) Certified Patent Valuation Analyst Program (Expanded Version)

15-19 November 2021 (AM)
SkillsFuture Study Awards Supported ($5,000 Award Sum)
SkillsFuture Study Awards Supported ($5,000 Award Sum)
SkillsFuture Credit Claimable
SkillsFuture Credit Claimable

About the Course

Gain the skillsets to value patents and be conferred the internationally-recognised CPVA designation

Become a Certified Patent Valuation Analyst and gain the internationally-recognised CPVA designation!

Join us at this certification course to gain the skills to value patents – from the analytical, legal, financial, and practical perspectives.

You will be conferred the prestigious CPVA designation and be listed on the global CPVA directory.

This programme aims to provide the knowledge on the valuation of patents, from the analytical, legal, financial, and practical perspectives.


CPVA Alumni and Benefits

CPVAs hail from all over the world and from companies including Microsoft, Johnson & Johnson, Bayer, Hewlett-Packard, Lockheed Martin, Pfizer, Stryker, Coca-Cola, Oracle, Baker Hughes, AT&T, Visa, Panasonic, General Electric, Samsung and Infosys


CPVAs will also receive:

  • More than 10 patent valuation articles.

  • Course book which includes hundreds of PowerPoint slides.

  • Excel workbook with dozens of plug-and-play Patent Valuation Methodologies.

  • Access to the Patent Valuation Gauntlet which contains over 900 issues to consider when valuing patents.

Programme Schedule

15 Nov, 2021 - 19 Nov, 2021
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Online Streaming Session
(5 x ½ day online streaming session) Note: Day 5 (Friday) comprises an optional module

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, this course will be conducted fully online via live-streaming. We will be providing participants with the relevant materials prior to the course. Disseminating these training materials without prior consent would be a violation of copyright law.

Programme Outline

Topics to be covered include:

  1. Valuation of Emerging Technologies
  2. Calculating Damages Resulting From Patent Infringement
  3. Negotiating Licensing Agreements for Maximum Returns
  4. Advanced Patent Valuation
  5. Assessing Patent Strength and Value (optional module)

The programme will feature informative lectures, case studies analysis, group discussions, assessments and post-course webinars.



Topic(s) – See Annexures for Details

Day 1

9:00 am to 12:30 pm

Valuation of Emerging Technologies 

Day 2

9:00 am to 12:30 pm

Valuation of Emerging Technologies (con’d)

Day 3

9:00 am to 12:30 pm

Calculating Damages Resulting from Patent Infringement

Day 4

9:00 am to 12:30 pm

Negotiating Licensing Agreements for Maximum Returns

Webinar Course

Advanced Patent Valuation 

Optional (Additional Module)

Day 5

9:00 am to 12:30 pm

Assessing Patent Strength and Value

End of Course

N.B. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the programme may be subject to change.

Speaker / Trainer Profile

David Wanetick
IncreMental Advantage

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.

Fees (incl. GST)

Days 1 to 4: SGD$4,387.00 (not applicable for SFSA funding)

Days 1 to 5: SGD$5,483.75 (applicable for SFSA funding of $5,000* – details of SFSA funding awards will be announced in September 2021)

*Day 5 comprises an optional module – ‘Assessing Patent Strength and Value’. This module is not a requirement for obtaining the CPVA designation. Only participants of the full 5-day course are eligible for funding under the SkillsFuture Study Awards (SFSA) for the Intellectual Property (IP) Sector.


SkillsFuture Study Award & Credit

This course is applicable for SkillsFuture Study Award and is listed under the the SkillsFuture Study Award funding. To find out eligibility and for more information or application, please visit:

All Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use their SkillsFuture Credits to pay for or offset the course fees. If you are claiming your SkillsFuture Credits for this course, please inform us via email. 
The user guide can be found


Ms Nabilah Haron
Tel: +65 6330 8687