| Commentary

212 Property matters

| Commentary

212 Property matters

The buyer’s solicitor should undertake the usual searches and enquiries in relation to all the properties owned and occupied by the business1 and should also carry out a diligent search in respect of any intellectual property rights owned by the business, in so far as they are to form part of the sale. The solicitor should also make enquiries relating to any intellectual property rights which are owned by third parties but used in the business, for example, under licence. In doing this, the solicitor may obviously make a search of the relevant registers, although

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