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October 26, 2021 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT
Pricing
Members: Complimentary
Non-members: Complimentary for In-House Counsel non ACC Members and Guests of the Sponsor

Overview (Program Summary)

Intellectual Property (IP) assets play an increasingly significant role in the value of corporate transactions such as mergers, acquisitions, licenses, and distribution agreements. IP due diligence is an exercise to define, examine, and analyze an IP portfolio of a target company (including patents, trademarks, copyrights, domain names, and trade secrets) and can occur in anticipation of a transaction or in the context of one. Whether your company is the buyer or a target in a transaction involving IP, the due diligence should examine the scope, strength, and enforceability of the IP in addition to the ownership rights surrounding the IP and its commercial potential.

In this webinar, we will discuss key considerations before conducting IP due diligence, the essential elements of IP due diligence (with an emphasis on trademark and copyright diligence), and common pitfalls.  Examining these components will help in-house counsel derive maximum value from IP in corporate transactions, identify risks and potential deal-breakers, and satisfy the business objectives of a deal. We will provide you with the necessary tools to identify and remediate problems encountered during IP due diligence, negotiate deal terms to reflect information learned during IP due diligence, and develop IP portfolio management strategies post-closing.

Interest Area(s): Intellectual Property

Speakers

Luke W. DeMarte, Partner and IP Sub-practice Leader, Trademark & Copyright, Michael Best

Louise Arnott, Senior Associate, Michael Best

Notes

Once registered, you will receive an email with a unique link to connect to the webinar.

Participants seeking MCLE credit must participate for the entire program, provide their IL Bar number during registration and attend via the platform versus by phone dial-in.

By registering, you agree that your name and email address will be provided for one-time use to the Sponsor (for virtual meeting management).

CLE

Credits: 1 Hour
State: Illinois
Category: General

Contact (RSVP)

Lisa Carreras, Executive Administrator

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