Interview with Graeme Malcolm OBE of M Squared Lasers

MP: What were the most crucial things that you did to grow your business? GM: We took an investment from Business Growth Fund 4 years ago to allow us to create a factory for advanced laser technologies and to establish sales and marketing in the US market. Now we are 5 times higher in revenue […]

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FTR Moto IP Asset Sale

FTR Moto IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to acquire the IP assets of FTR Moto, a distinguished designer and manufacturer of racing motorcycle chassis. SALE All offers and requests for more information should be submitted by email directly to Morven Fraser at morven@metispartners.com and Aylin Dzhafer at aylin@metispartners.com. The deadline for offers has been set at Wednesday […]

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Steorn IP Asset Sale

Steorn IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to acquire the patent portfolio of Steorn, an innovative energy technology developer, as well as a unique four-letter domain name. SALE All offers and requests for more information should be submitted by email directly to Morven Fraser at morven@metispartners.com and Aylin Dzhafer at aylin@metispartners.com. The deadline for offers has been […]

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Brantano IP Asset Sale

Brantano IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to acquire the IP assets of Brantano, an established nationwide shoe retailer with a significant product brand portfolio. SALE All offers and requests for more information should be submitted by email directly to Morven Fraser at morven@metispartners.com. The deadline for offers has been set at 30th June 2017 at noon. […]

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Helixion IP Asset Sale

Helixion IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to acquire the IP assets of Helixion, a leading provider of innovative solutions for secure contactless transactions for mobile devices. SALE All offers and requests for more information should be submitted by email directly to Morven Fraser at morven@metispartners.com and Ruby Chan at ruby@metispartners.com. The deadline for offers has been […]

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Event: Lawn bowls Extravaganza 2017

Event: Lawn bowls Extravaganza 2017

The Metis Partners Lawn Bowls event is always a highlight of the year, so much so that this year we’re hosting three Lawn Bowls events! We have 14 teams competing and representing countries from across the globe, so it should be great fun! Our highly anticipated Glasgow event will take place on Friday 23rd June, […]

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Medcura Technologies IP Asset Sale

Medcura Technologies IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to acquire the IP assets of Medcura, an industry leader in the healthcare technology market, specialising in intravenous (“IV”) preparation in hospital pharmacies. SALE All offers and requests for more information should be submitted by email directly to Morven Fraser at morven@metispartners.com. The deadline for offers has been set at […]

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Webinar Recording: Do Insolvent Brands Hold Any Value?

Webinar Recording: Do Insolvent Brands Hold Any Value?

Title Brands: Do Insolvent Brands Hold Any Value? Date & Time Fri, May 19, 2017 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM BST Description This webinar will focus on identifying, preserving and recovering brand value in insolvency. In addition to looking at brands, it will also touch upon brand-enhancing factors and assets, that is IP assets surrounding […]

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IP Valuation Webinar Recording: Identifying the hidden IP assets in any business

IP Valuation Webinar Recording: Identifying the hidden IP assets in any business

Title Identifying the hidden IP assets in any business Date and Time Friday, 12th of May, 2.00pm – 2.30pm Description Does your firm own brand-enhancing and/or critical IP assets? Do you know how to identify, effectively manage or successfully exploit these assets? Successful businesses, large and small, derive their competitive advantage from well-managed and well-protected […]

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Recording: Handling Data and Databases in Insolvency

Recording: Handling Data and Databases in Insolvency

Title Handling Data and Databases in Insolvency Description Following our successful first series of webinars, we are delighted to announce our first guest speaker for this series: Rob Bielby, founder of the Marketing Innovation Group. Rob’s business has specialised in data driven direct marketing for 20 years but in the last decade he has worked […]

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Recording: IP Valuations

Recording: IP Valuations

Title Insolvent IP Webinar: IP Valuations Description We are delighted to invite you to the third FREE webinar in our series on intellectual property assets in distressed and insolvency scenarios. IP valuation advice may be required in various scenarios and it is all the more important where companies are in financial distress or insolvency, particularly […]

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Recording: Selling IP Assets in Insolvency

Recording: Selling IP Assets in Insolvency

Title Selling IP Assets in Insolvency Description We are excited to invite you to the second FREE webinar in our series on intellectual property assets in distressed and insolvency scenarios. In today’s economic environment, it is essential that insolvency professionals are aware of all the options that are available to them in order to maximise […]

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Recording: Insolvent IP Webinar – The Basics of IP

Recording: Insolvent IP Webinar – The Basics of IP

It is critical for insolvency professionals in the current economic environment to seek to maximise the return to creditors from as many avenues as possible. An often overlooked area to gain more value from your cases is intellectual property (“IP”). IP assets can hold significant value – often eclipsing tangible assets’ value. We have seen […]

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CatalySystems IP Asset Sale

CatalySystems IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to purchase the IP assets behind innovative water decontamination technology. IP assets for sale include: granted patents, goodwill rights in the product and corporate brands, portfolio of registered and unregistered trade marks, trade secrets, website content, domain names and organisational knowledge. SALE All offers and requests for more information should […]

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Rivington Biscuits IP Asset Sale

Rivington Biscuits IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to purchase the IP assets behind a number of brands in the biscuits manufacturing space. IP assets for sale include: goodwill rights in the brands, a portfolio of registered trade marks, and organisational knowledge. SALE All offers and requests for more information should be submitted by email direct to Morven […]

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Enigma Diagnostics IP Asset Sale

Enigma Diagnostics IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to purchase the IP assets behind cutting-edge technology including an international patent portfolio, software, registered designs, website & domain names and significant organisational knowledge. SALE All offers and requests for more information should be submitted by email directly to Morven Fraser (morven@metispartners.com). The deadline for offers is set at Thursday […]

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How do you solve a problem like a blockchain?

How do you solve a problem like a blockchain?

For intellectual property (IP) specialists, the discussion around new, emerging technology is always centred on the IP underpinning it, and, in many cases, how best to value such IP. Common issues surrounding the valuation of new technology include: (1) analysing its ownership; (2) identifying and classifying the IP associated with it; and (3) deciding on […]

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IP assets of bio-pharmaceuticals delivery specialists brought to market by Metis Partners

IP assets of bio-pharmaceuticals delivery specialists brought to market by Metis Partners

The IP assets of a recognised leader in the bioformulation and drug delivery industry, XstalBio Limited, which is behind CentuRecon – a patent-backed reconstitution technology that has the potential to revolutionise the preparation of high concentration protein solutions, are being offered for sale by Metis Partners, the award-winning, commercial intellectual property consulting firm. Established as […]

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Burns Night 2017

Burns Night 2017

Thank you for coming along to our annual Rabbie Burns Night! Although the speeches were FAR too long, the tube was on strike and the fact we’d brought the freezing weather with us from Scotland, we hope you had as much fun as we did! There was certainly enough haggis consumed to keep us all […]

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Sports coaching in the spotlight as Metis Partners brings innovative technology to market

Sports coaching in the spotlight as Metis Partners brings innovative technology to market

As the Superbowl and Six Nations Championship dominated the world’s sporting headlines this week and the importance of sports coaching was once again in the spotlight, the sale of the technology behind a successful sports software company was attracting major attention. Sport Technology Services has made its name by developing 3D animation coaching software and […]

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IP assets of subsea technology specialist brought to market by Metis Partners

IP assets of subsea technology specialist brought to market by Metis Partners

The intellectual property (“IP”) assets of Controlled Variable Buoyancy Systems Limited (“CVBS” or the “Company”), the company behind proprietary subsea technology applicable in the decommissioning market segment within the oil and gas sector, are being offered to the market by Metis Partners, the award-winning, commercial intellectual property consulting firm. Incorporated in 1997, CVBS was established […]

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Sold: Bouf IP Asset Sale

Sold: Bouf IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to purchase the IP assets behind a trendy e-commerce platform inspired by the iconic Spitalfield market. IP assets for sale include: goodwill in the Bouf brand, branded domain name, customer and supplier databases and organisational knowledge. SALE All offers and requests for more information should be submitted by email directly […]

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Negotiation

Negotiation

How do you negotiate in insolvency? We all know that negotiation is a vital skill, and effective negotiation is one of the most important aspects of an insolvency process, yet it can easily be overlooked as a key skill given the diversity of tasks that have to be mastered by the insolvency practitioner. In our […]

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Employee spotlight: our coffee drinking expert IP analyst who always loves having a chat about politics – Morven Fraser

I’m happiest when… …chatting about politics. Before working at Metis Partners what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had? I worked as a baker for a social community café, which was really interesting but put me off sugar for a while…. Do you have any “hidden talents”? I can play the baritone […]

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