Partner John S. Paniaguas will serve as a panelist in the session, “An Investor’s Guide to Conducting Critical IP Due Diligence – Will it Make or Break the Deal?” from 10:45–11:30 a.m.

The session will cover the following topics:

  • Verifying Ownership, Validity and Scope of IP Rights
  • Evaluating Existing and Potential Encumbrances such as Third-Party Interests and Infringement Claims
  • Potential Impact of Foreign Laws on IP Value
  • Due Diligence Specific to IP Asset Types such as Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights and Trade Secrets
  • Necessity of IP Tools and Review of Landscape