Pabst Patent Group | Due Diligence
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Due Diligence

Pabst Patent Group offers IP due diligence services to investors, startups and coporate clients.  Our goal is to identify the issues that enable our client to leverage a more favorable deal position.  Whether PPG is retained to conduct due diligence on behalf of the buyer or seller, we deliver thorough, practical and precision research and analysis.


Due Diligence Preparation on Behalf of Startup/Corporate Clients

When assisting our startup and corporate clients in preparation for a significant financial transaction (e.g. seed funding, merger, acquisition, IPO) our focus is to ensure that the intellectual property portfolio is ready to withstand the critical review that will be performed by the potential investor or buyer.  When working wit startups and corporate clients in preparation for due diligence, we:
 
  • Perform an Internal IP Audit
  • Ensure that patents and/or patent applications cover the products of the company and potential development areas
  • Identify IP related risks and develop an action plan on how to address them with potential investors
  • Review any Opinion letters that have been sent to the company
  • Package company IP materials in preparation for investor review
  • Assist the company with responding to any requests and resolving issues discovered during due diligence
 

Due Diligence Execution on Behalf of Investors

When working with our investor clients on a due diligence project, our focus is to determine if the intellectual property portfolio of the target company is solid and represents a significant value to the investor.  When executing IP due diligence on behalf of investors, we:
 
  • Perform a comprehensive review of the target company's IP portfolio
  • Perform a review of the IP Landscape in the technology field of the target company
  • Identify risks or possible gaps (validity, freedom to operate etc.) in the IP of the target company
  • Develop plans to mitigate or minimize any risks identified
  • Create budget of costs associated with maintaining and further developing the IP portfolio
  • Provide overall opinion on the strength of the IP portfolio
  • Assist with the final “go” or “no-go” investment decision