Patent & IP Transfers
IP rights are transferable assets. A transfer may be your chosen route to commercialise your innovation may be to transfer your rights or obtain third party rights where available. Such strategies may be particularly fitting for rights owners with no production facility or producers lacking the necessary rights, in cases where licensing is considered inappropriate.
In complex M&A deals transfers some IP rights may not pass with the transfer of a business and supplementary consideration of separate transfers of the IP rights may also be needed.
In instances of unwanted approaches by major licensors manufacturers sometimes seek to enhance their bargaining power: by: obtaining a patent portfolio is sometimes considered a means to assert a counter-licence and provide a “defence”.
Angel IP’s practitioners have extensive experience in IP transfers. Whether you are a purchaser, vendor, a rights owner or a target business, we can assist you in relation to transfer agreements.