Benesch’s 3iP transaction lawyers have substantial experience in all phases of a sale or transfer of intellectual assets. We help companies prepare for sale to enhance the value of their IP and perform due diligence for purchasers of intellectual assets. Our business acumen and extensive experience in all aspects of negotiations provide clients sound counsel on appropriately structuring the transaction.

Services include:

  • Conducting due diligence of targeted IP assets to identify strengths and weaknesses
  • Conducting audits of IP portfolios and procedures to assess the value and coverage
  • Counseling clients on technology transfer strategies to maximize value
  • Drafting and negotiating agreements involving intellectual property, including licenses

Recent representative engagements include:

  • Represented a technology company in the expansion of its product lines through the acquisition of software rights and the transfer of subscription-based license agreements
  • Represented automotive suppliers in international IP license agreements
  • Represented a biotechnology company in negotiating license, supply and distribution agreements
  • Represented a multitude of diverse purchasers and sellers in stock and asset transactions involving international patent and trademark portfolios
  • Represented a major consumer products company in negotiating agreements regarding various music-related properties
  • Represented a major music publication regarding various licensing and co-branding deals with major music publishers and record companies