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James Galbraith LBJ School UT Austin Levy Institute EPS thanks

Jiaqing “Jack” Lu, PhD, CFA

Partner and Chief Economist, IPMAP - Intellectual Property Market Advisory Partners, LLC

Research Interests:

Valuation Study; IP Valuation, Financing and Investment; IP Licensing, Transaction, litigation and Monetization; Start-up Company and Early-stage Technology Valuation; Distressed Assets Valuation and Credit Risk Analysis; Competition Study and Market Analysis.


  • Lu, J., “Decompose and Adjust Patent Sales Prices for Patent Portfolio Valuation”, Les Nouvelles, March 2013. A brief version of the paper was published as “Patent Portfolio Valuation: Bubbles, Trolls, and Strategies” on Licensing Economics Review, December 2012.

  • Lu, J., “The Myths and Facts of Patent Troll and Excessive Payment: Have Non-Practicing Entities (NPEs) Been Overcompensated?”, Business Economics, Vol. 47, No. 4, October 2012.

  • Lu, J., “The Economics and Controversies of Non-Practicing Entities (NPEs): How NPEs and Defensive Patent Aggregators Will Change License Market”, Les Nouvelles, March and June, 2012.

  • Lu, J., “High Technology Royalty Survey: Economic and Econometric Analysis on Major Issues in Survey”, Chapter 6, 2011 High Technology Sector Deal Term & Royalty Rate Survey Report, the Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A. and Canada), March 30, 2012.

  • Lu, J., “Intangible Assets Valuation by License Market and Stock Market: Cross-Industry Analysis Based on Royalty Rate and Tobin’s Q”, les Nouvelles, June 2011.

  • Lu, J., “Does Upfront Payment Reduce Running Royalty Rate? Theoretical Perspectives and Empirical Analysis”, les Nouvelles, September 2010.

  • Galbraith, J.K., and J. Lu, “Inequality and Financial Crises: Some Early Findings”, INEQUALITY AND INDUSTRIAL CHANGE: A GLOBAL VIEW, Chapter 9, James K. Galbraith and Maureen Berner, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2001.

  • Galbraith, J.K., and J. Lu. "Sustainable Development and the Open-Door Policy in China," A Paper from the Project on Development, Trade and International Finance. New York: Council on Foreign Relations, 2000.

  • More publications can be found at SSRN.

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