As IP has assumed greater strategic prominence in the boardroom, so has IP due diligence in funding and M&A activity. Part of managing diligence compliance is knowing what to expect. Cheaters ace the test by getting the questions in advance. In IP diligence, that’s not cheating – just common sense. Funders and acquirers usually focus on three primary areas. [Hat tip to Themanager.org]
Content: Article | Author: Steven J. Frank | Source: “Goodwin Procter LLP” | Subject: Legal
A thorough due diligence involves examining not only the financial information of a company, but also the company’s key assets. For the vast majority of enterprises, this means a review of the intellectual property assets of the target company.
Content: Article | Authors: Jacqueline Klosek, Mary J. Hildebrand | Source: “Goodwin Procter LLP” | Subject: Legal