Before investing in, merging with, or acquiring a technology company, a Due Diligence from an Intellectual Property perspective is essential to uncover assets as well as liabilities. The assets may include highly valuable patents, trade secrets, trademarks, designs etc. The liabilities may be violations of third party rights, such as patents, trademarks, etc, which could lead to future litigation, and damages.
The IP Due Diligence enables a stronger position during negotiations, taking various factors relating to Intellectual Property into account. Meta Yage IP Strategy Consulting assists Investors and M&A departments of companies make decisions and negotiate taking into account potentially valuable assets, as well as potentially damaging liabilities.