Intangible asset (IA) risks that materialize should be cause for adjusting a businesses’ tolerances – thresholds for IA risk, irrespective of size, sector, maturity, and/or financial health.
Safeguarding - Mitigating Risks to IA
It should be clear by now that most companies-businesses are variously IA (intangible asset) intensive and dependent.
Intangible asset due diligence for business transactions is essential.
Deploying intangible asset specific risk mitigators.
Avoid making arbitrary assumptions about when, where, how, and why particular IA’s are in play and at risk, e.g., their fragility, stability, defensibility, liquidity, value, and competitive advantages, if-when (the assets are) compromised.
The purpose (intent, objective) for pre – post IA-specific due diligence is to ensure the value, revenue generation capabilities, competitive advantages, and reputation, etc., produced by the IA’s in play, are, and will remain fully intact.