How to Manage IP Issues in M&A Transactions
Intellectual Property is a key asset and can be an attractive prospect for acquisition. Third party IP can be used to grow or augment businesses and consequently is often the crown jewel which is the driving force behind M&A activity. Given its value and strategic importance, the acquisition of IP needs to be carefully considered to ensure buyers get what they pay for.
Additionally, it is important for sellers to consider certain issues when they are dealing with the disposal of intellectual property to ensure they are protected from liability.
This live broadcast session will walk you through several practical examples of IP issues from an English law perspective which can arise in transactions in any jurisdiction and provide guidance on how to navigate through them. Further, it will provide guidance for advisors who act on both the buyer and seller side of an acquisition on how best to deal with these IP issues.
What You Will Learn
This live and interactive session will cover the following:
- A practical guide to common IP issues which arise during M&A transactions
- Providing tools and knowledge on how to spot these issues and how to overcome them
- Guidance on advising the seller and buyer sides of a transaction
- Identifying key risks
Recording of live sessions: Soon after the Learn Live session has taken place you will be able to go back and access the recording - should you wish to revisit the material discussed.