Intellectual Property Blog

IRS 280E Guidelines for Plant-touching, Cannabis Businesses

IRS 280E Guidelines for Plant-touching, Cannabis Businesses

IRS 280E penalizes traffickers of controlled substances by denying deductions from gross income for business expenses. Therefore, an after-tax discounted cash flow analysis is more appropriate for valuing plant touching cannabis businesses if the analysis has the correct segregation between state and federal taxes. It takes little imagination to discern... Read more
Corporate Valuations

Corporate Valuations

Join Brian Buss as he presents at the Connect Corporate Valuations event on October 24, 2019 at 8 AM. Topics covered: Valuation issues related to intellectual property in licensing, manufacturing and M&A transactions How valuation methodologies can optimize transaction outcomes for both buyers and sellers  in M&A and other transactionsValuation related... Read more
Brand Valuation

Brand Valuation

Arguably the most valuable but least understood intangible asset are brands.  Brand: marketing-related intangible asset including but not limited to names, terms, signs, symbols, logos and designs, or a combination of these intended to identify goods, services or entities, or a combination of these, creating distinctive images and associations in the... Read more
Brian Buss to speak at IMCX 2019 – Influencer Marketing Conference & Expo – Los Angles, CA – July 9-11

Brian Buss to speak at IMCX 2019 – Influencer Marketing Conference & Expo – Los Angles, CA – July 9-11

Influencer Marketing Conference & Expo is a 3 day networking and educational event for social media influencers, brands, digital marketers dedicated to influencer marketing.The Los Angeles Convention Center, CA, USA Influencer Marketing is a growing trend as Instagram stars and YouTube personalities have given rise to a new type of insta-celebrity but how much... Read more