Intellectual Property Securitization

55 Pages Posted: 5 Jul 2014 Last revised: 3 Jun 2016

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Dov Solomon

College of Law and Business - Ramat Gan Law School

Miriam Marcowitz-Bitton

Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law

Date Written: July 3, 2014

Abstract

This Article aims to explore the securitization of intellectual property [hereinafter “IP”], introducing the promise of said financing method in the growing field of IP. In recent years, IP has become a major component of developed economics. Raising funds for research, development, and the creation of new inventions and works of authorship has never been an easy task. This Article, therefore, presents a review of securitization in the field of IP and in doing so makes a few major contributions. It offers a thorough discussion of securitization, its benefits, and its prominence over more traditional methods of financing, such as bank lending, issuance of corporate bonds, and venture capital funding. Next, it offers an account of the current use and scope of securitization in relation to IP assets such as trademarks, copyrights, and patents. The Article also considers the benefits and challenges of securitizing IP and suggests preliminary solutions to these challenges.

Keywords: Intellectual Property Law, Securitization, Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Finance

JEL Classification: G32, K11, K22, O31, O34

Suggested Citation

Solomon, Dov and Marcowitz-Bitton, Miriam, Intellectual Property Securitization (July 3, 2014). 33 Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal 125 (2015). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2462216 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2462216

Dov Solomon

College of Law and Business - Ramat Gan Law School ( email )

26 Ben-Gurion St.
Ramat Gan
Israel
972-3-6000800 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://www.clb.ac.il/english/lectures/dov_solomon.htm

Miriam Marcowitz-Bitton (Contact Author)

Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law ( email )

Ramat-Gan, 52900
Israel

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