Question 1. What are the critical challenges associated with valuing a firm with
significant intangible assets? Should valuation approaches be adjusted to accommodate
the differences? If so what differential approaches should be taken?
Question 1 Explanatory note – Clearly a number of issues abound, please ensure that in
your analysis you consider the challenges associated with the valuation of firms heavily
reliant on intellectual properties, such as patents and copyright. Consider for example, how
a patent portfolio could be valued and the various ways that intellectual properties can be