Due diligence

In a context of intellectual property rights assignment, for instance the merger or acquisition of an innovative corporation, or the grant of a licence, we deal with the necessary verifications concerning the statute of the relevant intellectual property rights and the relevant agreements with regard to such intellectual property rights. We may prepare a report about the validity and the effective scope of such intellectual property rights, the proceedings to which they are subjected, as well as the risks related to the exploitation of such rights.

Infringement analysis

Before making or selling a product, it is essential to figure out whether these acts are covered by a third party’s industrial property rights.

We may conduct an infringement analysis to identify relevant protected patents, trademarks or designs and the scope of such rights. We also inform our client if he may benefit from an exemption such as the “Bolar provision”.

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