Avoiding Missteps During the Chain of Title Review: Understanding Ownership Rules
Before you can consider the value of proprietary technology, you must first determine and identify who has clear title or a fully protectable interest. This session will answer your most unyielding questions concerning ownership, including:
- Who is the true owner of the patents?
- Have the patents been maintained in force and the patent applications in good standing?
- Have any prior investors or creditors encumbered the IP by imposing liens?
- Has there been a valid and inclusive assignment of patents to the licensor?