How to handle intellectual property rights as part of an insolvent business or assets sale transaction
Produced in partnership with Brett Israel of Marriott Harrison LLP
How to handle intellectual property rights as part of an insolvent business or assets sale transaction

The following Restructuring & Insolvency practice note Produced in partnership with Brett Israel of Marriott Harrison LLP provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • How to handle intellectual property rights as part of an insolvent business or assets sale transaction
  • The starting point: what intellectual property rights does the company own?
  • Establishing the extent of the IPRs owned by the company
  • Licences
  • Selling the intellectual property
  • What IPRs are to be sold?
  • The sale agreement
  • The intellectual property assignment
  • Post completion matters
  • Retaining the intellectual property
  • More...

IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. At this point in time (referred to in UK law as ‘IP completion day’), key transitional arrangements come to an end and significant changes begin to take effect across the UK’s legal regime. This document contains guidance on subjects impacted by these changes. Before continuing your research, see Practice Note: What does IP completion day mean for R&I?

IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. At this point in time (referred to in UK law as ‘IP completion day’), key transitional arrangements come to an end and significant changes begin to take effect across the UK’s legal regime. This document contains guidance on subjects impacted by these changes. Before continuing your research, see Practice Note: What does IP completion day mean for intellectual property?.

The starting point: what intellectual property rights does the company own?

For further detail on the main types of intellectual property rights which an insolvency practitioner office holder may encounter, see Practice Note: IP right comparison table.

Perhaps more than ever before, intellectual property rights (IPRs) of varying descriptions can form a valuable component of a business’ assets.

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