Intellectual property ownership
Intellectual Property ownership can be complex and in an insolvency situation, this complexity could cause delays or impact on realisation of assets. Licensing arrangements between consultants, directors and third parties may not always be documented or straight forward. We can provide insolvency practitioners with expert assistance with:
- Auditing of a company’s intellectual property assets
- Developing protection mechanisms for securing and registering assets to maximise value on sale
- Advising on recovery of intellectual property assets allegedly owned by directors/third parties
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- Restructuring and insolvency
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- IP and Commercial
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- Litigation and dispute resolution
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