IP Due diligence

Are you planning to step in a new research/ business collaboration or targeting a potential acquisition and plan to conduct due-diligence exercise?

IP Due diligence is a key activity for IP and Business teams to initiate a closer review of potential partner/ acquisition target. Definition of due-diligence may vary from organizations to specific teams but primary activities in due-diligence include

(1) Review of specific key patents to understand strength, technical scope, and jurisdictional coverage of these assets
(2) Competitive advantage/ edge in the market
(3) overall IP portfolio review with focus on specific technologies/ drugs/ devices that are focus of agreement
(4) Litigation/ patent infringement review for specific technology. Below are the primary reasons for conducting Due diligence studies:

  • Review before any potential research/ business decision
  • Review for decision making on potential acquisition target
  • Review during or in anticipation of a patent litigation

Our team of experts can assist corporate clients during due-diligence activities for the purpose of litigation, potential partnership/ acquisitions, technology transfer. We conduct a step-wise approach for a thorough due-diligence exercise including brief company profiling, IP portfolio analysis & categorization for building bibliographic information and technology insights, patent strength/ review of key patents under scrutiny, Litigation overview for the player.