Trademark Valuation

A Tool for Brand Management
Author: Gordon V. Smith,Susan M. Richey
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111828318X
Category: Law
Page: 368
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A practical and useful resource for valuing trademarks The Second Edition of Trademark Valuation is a fresh presentation of basic valuation principles, together with important recent changes in worldwide financial reporting regulations and an update on the current worldwide legal conditions and litigation situation as they relate to trademarks. A new section discussing issues surrounding valuation of counterfeits and the economic effects of trademark counterfeiting is included in this informative Second Edition. Considers methods to determine the real value of your trademark and exploit its full potential Offers dozens of case studies that illustrate how to apply valuation methods and strategies to real-world situations Communicates complex legal and financial concepts, terms, principles, and practices in plain English Discusses GATT, NAFTA, emerging markets, and other international trademark considerations

The International Brand Valuation Manual

A complete overview and analysis of brand valuation techniques, methodologies and applications
Author: Gabriela Salinas
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470685506
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 448
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The International Brand Valuation Manual is a detailed and extensive review of the main brand valuation models. The book reveals the state of the art in the field of brand valuation and coherently relates major trends in the theory and practice of brand valuation. This “one-stop” source is for valuation professionals as well as financial and marketing specialists who need to have an understanding of the principal valuation methods. Salinas also analyses the respective efficacy, advantages, disadvantages, and prospects for the future for each method. The book: - Provides a thorough overview of all the tools available for the brand valuation practitioner. - Offers an informed view on which methodologies are most suitable for different types of applications, and explains why. - Acts as an all-in-one source of reference for specialists who advise clients on which methodology to employ, or who are considering adopting one themselves. - Features case studies and examples from Guinness, PwC, Rolls-Royce, Santander, Shell, Telefonica, Unilever, BMW, Hanson Trust, Cadbury-Schweppes, Kellogg, Coco-Cola, Mercedes, Rolex, among others. Gabriella Salinas is the Global Brand Manager at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Madrid, Spain.

Patent Valuation

Improving Decision Making Through Analysis
Author: William J. Murphy,John L. Orcutt,Paul C. Remus
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118027345
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 379
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A practical resource for valuing patents that is accessible to the complete spectrum of decision makers in the patent process In today's economy, patents tend to be the most important of the intellectual property (IP) assets. It is often the ability to create, manage, defend, and extract value from patents that can distinguish competitive success and significant wealth creation from competitive failure and economic waste. Patent Valuation enhances the utility and value of patents by providing IP managers, IP creators, attorneys, and government officials with a useable resource that allows them to use actual or implied valuations when making patent-related decisions. Involves a combination of techniques for describing patent valuation Includes descriptions of various topics, illustrative cases, step-by-step valuation techniques, user-friendly procedures and checklists, and examples Serves as a useable resource that allows IP managers to use actual or implied valuations when making patent-related decisions One of the most fundamental premises of the book is that these valuation skills can be made accessible to each of the various decision makers in the patent process. Patent Valuation involves narrative descriptions of the various topics, illustrative cases, step-by-step valuation techniques, user-friendly procedures and checklists, and an abundance of examples to demonstrate the more complex concepts.

Managing Brand Equity

Author: David A. Aaker
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439188385
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 299
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The most important assets of any business are intangible: its company name, brands, symbols, and slogans, and their underlying associations, perceived quality, name awareness, customer base, and proprietary resources such as patents, trademarks, and channel relationships. These assets, which comprise brand equity, are a primary source of competitive advantage and future earnings, contends David Aaker, a national authority on branding. Yet, research shows that managers cannot identify with confidence their brand associations, levels of consumer awareness, or degree of customer loyalty. Moreover in the last decade, managers desperate for short-term financial results have often unwittingly damaged their brands through price promotions and unwise brand extensions, causing irreversible deterioration of the value of the brand name. Although several companies, such as Canada Dry and Colgate-Palmolive, have recently created an equity management position to be guardian of the value of brand names, far too few managers, Aaker concludes, really understand the concept of brand equity and how it must be implemented. In a fascinating and insightful examination of the phenomenon of brand equity, Aaker provides a clear and well-defined structure of the relationship between a brand and its symbol and slogan, as well as each of the five underlying assets, which will clarify for managers exactly how brand equity does contribute value. The author opens each chapter with a historical analysis of either the success or failure of a particular company's attempt at building brand equity: the fascinating Ivory soap story; the transformation of Datsun to Nissan; the decline of Schlitz beer; the making of the Ford Taurus; and others. Finally, citing examples from many other companies, Aaker shows how to avoid the temptation to place short-term performance before the health of the brand and, instead, to manage brands strategically by creating, developing, and exploiting each of the five assets in turn

Brand Rewired

Connecting Branding, Creativity, and Intellectual Property Strategy
Author: Anne H. Chasser,Jennifer C. Wolfe
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780470575420
Category: Law
Page: 224
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Discover how the world's leading companies have added value to their company by rewiring the brand creation process Brand Rewired showcases the world's leading companies in branding and how they have added value to their company by rewiring the brand creation process to intersect strategic thinking about intellectual property without stifling creativity. Features interviews with executives from leading worldwide companies including: Kodak, Yahoo, Kraft, J.Walter Thompson, Kimberly Clark, Scripps Networks Interactive, the Kroger Company, GE, Procter & Gamble, LPK, Northlich and more Highlights how to maximize return on investment in creating a powerful brand and intellectual property portfolio that can be leveraged economically for many years to come Reveals how to reduce costs in the brand creation and legal process Illustrates how a brand strategy intersecting with an equally powerful intellectual property strategy produces a greater economic return and more rewards for the brand project leaders Innovative in its approach, Brand Rewired shows you how how leading companies are abandoning the old school research-and-development-driven innovation philosophy and evolving to a Brand Rewired approach of innovating at the consumer level, using multi-disciplinary teams to build a powerful brand and intellectual asset to maximize return on investment.

How Brands Become Icons

The Principles of Cultural Branding
Author: D. B. Holt
Publisher: Harvard Business Press
ISBN: 1422163326
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 263
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Coca-Cola. Harley-Davidson. Nike. Budweiser. Valued by customers more for what they symbolize than for what they do, products like these are more than brands--they are cultural icons. How do managers create brands that resonate so powerfully with consumers? Based on extensive historical analyses of some of America's most successful iconic brands, including ESPN, Mountain Dew, Volkswagen, Budweiser, and Harley-Davidson, this book presents the first systematic model to explain how brands become icons. Douglas B. Holt shows how iconic brands create "identity myths" that, through powerful symbolism, soothe collective anxieties resulting from acute social change. Holt warns that icons can't be built through conventional branding strategies, which focus on benefits, brand personalities, and emotional relationships. Instead, he calls for a deeper cultural perspective on traditional marketing themes like targeting, positioning, brand equity, and brand loyalty--and outlines a distinctive set of "cultural branding" principles that will radically alter how companies approach everything from marketing strategy to market research to hiring and training managers. Until now, Holt shows, even the most successful iconic brands have emerged more by intuition and serendipity than by design. With How Brands Become Icons, managers can leverage the principles behind some of the most successful brands of the last half-century to build their own iconic brands. Douglas B. Holt is associate professor of Marketing at Harvard Business School.

The Future of Branding

Author: Rajendra K. Srivastava,Gregory M. Thomas
Publisher: SAGE Publications India
ISBN: 9351503178
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 492
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New ideas change the world. From social movements to scientific discovery the power of an idea is to reshape the world, who we are, and how we live. Changes in the increasingly dynamic competitive environment require a focus on what should be done, not just what is currently done. The inspiration for this book is to provide an outlet for cogent ideas that will help managers build and maintain brands in the future marketplace. Written by the leading minds management from around the globe who are redefining best practices in managing brands, It examines the future of branding on key concepts including brand performance management, brand strategy, brand building, revitalizing brands, brand valuation, brand analysis, brand protection, and brand experience. The all-star team includes: Martin Roll, Kevin Lane Keller, Don E. Schultz, Bernd Schmitt, Jean-Noel Kapferer, , V. Kumar, Bharath Rajan, Lluis Martinez-Ribes, Shi Zhang, Jean Yannis Suvatjis, Leslie de Chernatony, Vanessa M. Patrick and Henrik Hagtvedt, Gregory M Thomas, Jeffrey Parkhurst Srinivas Reddy, Anupam Jaju, Werner Reinartz, Jeffery Andrien, Paul Benoit, Philip C Zerrillo, Cem Bahadir, and Rajendra K Srivastava.

The New Strategic Brand Management

Advanced Insights and Strategic Thinking
Author: Jean-Noël Kapferer
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749465166
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 512
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Adopted internationally by business schools and MBA programmes, The New Strategic Brand Management is simply the reference source for senior strategists, positioning professionals and postgraduate students. Over the years it has not only established a reputation as one of the leading works on brand strategy, but also has become synonymous with the topic itself. Using an array of international case studies, Jean-Noël Kapferer covers all the leading issues faced by the brand strategist today. With both gravitas and intelligent insight, the book reveals new thinking on topics such as putting culture and content into brands, the impact of private labels and the comeback of local brands. This updated fifth edition of The New Strategic Brand Management builds on its impressive reputation by including new information to enable students and practitioners to stay up to date with targeting, adding recent research and market knowledge to the discipline. With dedicated sections for specific types of brands (luxury, corporate and retail), international examples and case studies from companies such as Audi, Nivea, Toyota and Absolut Vodka, plus models and frameworks such as the Brand Identity Prism, it remains at the forefront of strategic brand thinking.

Fit for Growth

A Guide to Strategic Cost Cutting, Restructuring, and Renewal
Author: Couto,Deniz Caglar,John Plansky
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119268532
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 288
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A practical approach to business transformation Fit for Growth* is a unique approach to business transformation that explicitly connects growth strategy with cost management and organization restructuring. Drawing on 70-plus years of strategy consulting experience and in-depth research, the experts at PwC’s Strategy& lay out a winning framework that helps CEOs and senior executives transform their organizations for sustainable, profitable growth. This approach gives structure to strategy while promoting lasting change. Examples from Strategy&’s hundreds of clients illustrate successful transformation on the ground, and illuminate how senior and middle managers are able to take ownership and even thrive during difficult periods of transition. Throughout the Fit for Growth process, the focus is on maintaining consistent high-value performance while enabling fundamental change. Strategy& has helped major clients around the globe achieve significant and sustained results with its research-backed approach to restructuring and cost reduction. This book provides practical guidance for leveraging that expertise to make the choices that allow companies to: Achieve growth while reducing costs Manage transformation and transition productively Create lasting competitive advantage Deliver reliable, high-value performance Sustainable success is founded on efficiency and high performance. Companies are always looking to do more with less, but their efforts often work against them in the long run. Total business transformation requires total buy-in, and it entails a series of decisions that must not be made lightly. The Fit for Growth approach provides a clear strategy and practical framework for growth-oriented change, with expert guidance on getting it right. *Fit for Growth is a registered service mark of PwC Strategy& Inc. in the United States

Leadership Brand

Deliver on Your Promise
Author: David Magellan Horth,Lynn B. Miller,Portia R. Mount
Publisher: Center for Creative Leadership
ISBN: 160491629X
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 34
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What Great Brands Do

The Seven Brand-Building Principles that Separate the Best from the Rest
Author: Denise Lee Yohn
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118611258
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 272
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Offers advice for building an exceptional organizational brand by emulating the techniques of the great industry icons, and manifesting seven principles of successful branding.

Legally Branded

Author: Shireen Smith
Publisher: Shireen Smith
ISBN: 9780957174207
Category: Brand name products
Page: 294
View: 8642

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Would you like to have access to the same legal expertise that the world's top brands use to make their products and services stand out from the competition? Well, now you can. This user-friendly guide gives an insight into all the legal aspects of branding, and provides an invaluable aid for any small or medium-sized business. Once you get to grips with the relevant issues, you'll know how best to position your business for long-term success. Even if you don't aspire to be a brand, you'll find this handbook indispensable in helping you sidestep all manner of common legal problems and pitfalls in business.

Brand Assets

Author: Tony Tollington
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 148
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In this title the author argues for the separate disclosure of brands as assets of a company, irrespective of whether they have been purchased or built within the corporation.

Strategic Brand Management

New Approaches to Creating and Evaluating Brand Equity
Author: Jean-Noël Kapferer
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0029170451
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 341
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"The art of building sales is, to a large extent, the art of building brands. After reading Kapferer's book, you'll never again think of a brand as just a name. Several exciting new ideas and perspectives on brand building are offered that have been absent from our literature".--Philip Kotler".An invaluable reference for designers, marketing managers and brand managers alike".--Design magazine.

Methods for Assessing Brand Value

A Comparison between the Interbrand Model and the BBDO s Brand Equity Evaluator model
Author: Tatiana Soto J.
ISBN: 3836608723
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 105
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Inhaltsangabe:Abstract: In today s highly competitive business environment, companies have recognised the increasing importance of brands as one of their most important assets. However, now the discussion is how to measure the value of such an important asset and what makes this valuation important. The purpose of this thesis is the critical comparison between two well-known brand valuation methods in order to choose the one that reflects the monetary value of a brand best possible. For this purpose, the methods are first analysed in relation to their compliance with the requirements for brand valuation methods. Secondly, the extent to which the methods can be applied for the different valuation purposes is also analysed. The two selected methods are the Interbrand model (from Interbrand Zintzmeyer & Lux) and the Brand Equity Evaluator model (from BBDO Consulting). Inhaltsverzeichnis:Table of Contents: List of AbbreviationsIV List of FiguresV List of TablesVI 1.Introduction1 1.1Background1 1.2Purpose and Structure of the Thesis3 2.Foundation of Brand Valuation6 2.1Importance and Definition of Brand6 2.1.1Importance of Brand6 2.1.2Brand Definition8 2.1.3Brands as Intangible Assets and Generators of Value11 2.2Definition of Brand Value14 2.2.1Financial Approach15 2.2.2Behavioural Approach17 2.2.3Combined financial/behavioural Approach19 3.Selection of the Comparison Criteria for Brand Valuation Methods21 3.1Requirements for Brand Valuation Methods22 3.1.1Methodical Requirements22 3.1.2Covering Content Requirements23 3.1.3Relevance of Result Requirements24 3.2Scopes of Application of Brand Valuation26 3.2.1Internal Scope of Application27 3.2.2External Scope of Application30 4.Methods for Assessing the Brand Value37 4.1Classification of the Methods38 4.1.1Financial-oriented Methods39 4.1.2Behavioural-oriented Methods41 4.1.3Combined financial/behavioural Methods42 4.2Theoretical and Methodological Description of the Methods43 4.2.1Interbrand Brand Value Approach (from Interbrand Zintzmeyer & Lux)43 Foundation44 Description46 4.2.2Brand Equity Evaluator Approach (from BBDO)51 Foundation52 Description54 5.Critical Comparison of the Interbrand Model and the Brand Equity Evaluator Model59 5.1Contrast of the Theory and Methodology of the Valuation Models59 5.2Compliance with the Requirements for Brand Valuation Methods62 5.2.1Interbrand [...]

Trade Mark Licensing

Author: Neil J. Wilkof,Daniel Burkitt
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell
ISBN: 9780421636309
Category: Trademark licences
Page: 515
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The Current Law Case Citators provide a quick reference guide to all case law since 1947 - showing if a case has ever been applied, considered, explained, approved, overruled or even referred to

The Brand Glossary

Author: Interbrand
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230626408
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 141
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Branding is a vital management function, yet brand language is varied, misunderstood and often abused. With this book, Interbrand, the leading brand strategy and design consultancy, sets out to demystify, educate, inform and entertain. Much more than a glossary, this book is an invaluable companion for all those creating and managing brands.

Strategic Brand Management, 2nd Edition

Author: Alexander Chernev
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781936572359
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 206
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Strategic Brand Management (2nd Edition) lays out a systematic approach to understanding the key principles of building enduring brands and presents an actionable framework for brand management. Clear, succinct, and practical, this is the definitive text on building strong brands.

Guide to Intangible Asset Valuation

Author: Robert F. Reilly,Robert P. Schweihs
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1937352250
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 784
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The highly experienced authors of the Guide to Intangible Asset Valuation define and explain the disciplined process of identifying assets that have clear economic benefit, and provide an invaluable framework within which to value these assets. With clarity and precision the authors lay out the critical process that leads you through the description, identification and valuation of intangible assets. This book helps you: Describe the basic types of intangible assets Find and identify intangible assets Provide guidelines for valuing those assets The Guide to Intangible Asset Valuation delivers matchless knowledge to intellectual property experts in law, accounting, and economics. This indispensable reference focuses strictly on intangible assets which are of particular interest to valuation professionals, bankruptcy experts and litigation lawyers. Through illustrative examples and clear modeling, this book makes abstract concepts come to life to help you deliver strong and accurate valuations.