Leveraging IP as Collateral: Due Diligence, Value Assessment, Risk Considerations, Contractual Provisions
A live 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with interactive Q&A
This CLE webinar will guide IP counsel on using IP as collateral. The panel will discuss the steps needed to conduct due diligence and determine the value of the IP assets. The panel will also address the potential risks of using IP as collateral and offer best practices for navigating through the process.
- IP as collateral requirements
- Due diligence and evaluating the value of the IP assets
- Risks of using IP as collateral
- Contractual provisions
- Best practices for using IP as collateral
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the potential risks associated with using IP as collateral?
- What due diligence should be done to assess the IP assets?
- What best practices should counsel employ when navigating the process of using IP as collateral?
Joe A. Agiato
Founder and CEO
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