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Endologix: Is Covidien Itching To Buy?

"Technology's wants can often seem abstract or mysterious, but occasionally, you can see them right in front of your own very eyes." Kevin Kelly - What Technology Wants

There are two divergent views on how to value medical technology companies with intangible assets like a patented technology or an intellectual property (IP) portfolio.

On the one end, there are those who believe that valuation is a hard science with little room for human subjective opinions, on the other, there are those who feel that valuation is more of an art, rather than a science.

I believe that the truth might be a mixture of both. However, when valuing a company, most of us in the know understand that...

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