Funding, Investment Support & Technology Transfers


1. Funding & Investment Support:

  • Due Diligence: Conduct IP due diligence for investors or investment targets in financing transactions, and during mergers and acquisitions.
  • IP Valuation: Support in the valuation of IP assets for funding, mergers, and acquisitions, working with outside valuation specialists.

2. Due Diligence:

  • IP Audit: Conduct a comprehensive audit of the IP assets involved in the transfer to assess their validity, scope, and enforceability.
  • Ownership Verification: Verify the ownership of the IP assets to ensure there are no disputes or encumbrances.
  • Risk Assessment: Identify potential legal risks, such as existing third-party claims, and evaluate the impact on the technology transfer.

3. Drafting and Negotiating Agreements:

  • License Agreements: Draft and negotiate license agreements to allow the use of technology while retaining ownership of the IP.
  • Assignment Agreements: Prepare assignment agreements to transfer ownership of the IP assets.
  • Confidentiality Agreements (NDAs): Ensure that non-disclosure agreements are in place to protect confidential information during negotiations and throughout the transfer process.
  • Joint Development Agreements: Draft agreements for collaborative projects where technology is co-developed, including terms for IP ownership and use.

4. Regulatory Compliance:

  • Export Control Compliance: Ensure compliance with export control regulations that may restrict the transfer of certain technologies across borders. Industry-Specific Regulations: Navigate industry-specific regulatory requirements, such as those in pharmaceuticals, defense, or information technology.

5. IP Protection Strategies:

  • Patent Filings: Assist in filing patents for technology to secure legal protection before transfer.
  • Trademark and Copyright Registration: Help with the registration of trademarks and copyrights related to the technology.
  • Trade Secret Management: Advise on the protection and management of trade secrets involved in the transfer.

6. Valuation and Financial Structuring:

  • IP Valuation: Provide valuation services to determine the worth of the IP assets being transferred.
  • Royalty Structures: Develop royalty structures and payment terms for the use of transferred technology.

7. Post-Transfer Support:

  • IP Management: Assist in the ongoing management and enforcement of IP rights post-transfer.
  • Technology Integration: Provide legal support for the integration of transferred technology into the recipient's operations.


  • Licensing and technology transactions
  • License negotiation