Williams Mullen’s IP team provides critical assistance during mergers, acquisitions and private equity deals to ensure that all parties understand the value of a company’s intangible assets. These assets, including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets can also be key drivers in a company’s M&A strategy. Conducting proper IP due diligence can help companies avoid or minimize costly mistakes.
Our attorneys help companies with the following activities associated with IP Due Diligence:
- Conducting a thorough investigation and examination of intellectual property assets, to determine ownership rights and the quality of the assets
- Evaluating potential liabilities, such as intellectual property infringement matters
- Assisting purchasers in rectifying problems with portfolios of intellectual property being acquired
- Resolving IP ownership issues before significant investment is made