IP Asset Acquisitions


This practice note addresses key issues to consider when companies transfer intellectual property assets in a strategic transaction such as a merger or acquisition. Important considerations include how best to define the nature and scope of the IP assets to be transferred, and what assurances regarding the validity and risk of liability will accompany the transferred IP assets. For more information on assigning IP assets in mergers and acquisitions, see Intellectual Property Assignment Agreements and Licenses in M&A Deals.