Practical Considerations for Valuing Intellectual Property Assets in Estate Planning

July/August 2017

An estate’s most valuable and enduring assets may not be the family jewels or an oceanfront home. Rather, intellectual property—one’s intangible assets—can continue to generate substantial income for many generations if gifted properly and maintained under the relevant laws.

Published in Probate & Property, Volume 31, Number 4, ©2017 by the American Bar Association. Reproduced with permission. All rights reserved. This information or any portion thereof may not be copied or disseminated in any form or by any means or stored in an electronic database or retrieval system without the express written consent of the American Bar Association.

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Denise S. Rahne


Co-Chair, Wealth Planning, Administration, and Fiduciary Disputes Group

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