5 ways an IP holding company could benefit your business

5 ways an IP holding company could benefit your business

At Metis Partners, we like to describe intellectual property holding companies (“IPCos”) to our clients as an “insurance policy”. It’s never too early to think about the strategic management of your IP and to “ring-fence” or separate these assets from the potential trading risks faced by your business. An IPCo is a form of special purpose vehicle whose function is purely to hold and manage a […]

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Sale and Leaseback – a model for increasing trust in IP assets?

Placing a tangible financial value on a brand and then leveraging that value remains a frustratingly opaque process. However, the creation of secondary markets to sell IP assets has encouraged lenders to look more closely at this asset class.  Brands as secured assets While this article does not cover the legal points of taking security […]

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The Hopper Pot IP Asset Licensing Opportunity

The Hopper Pot IP Asset Licensing Opportunity

OVERVIEW Designed to meet the ever-changing needs and drivers of the packaging and consumer goods industry, the Hopper Pot is a uniquely convenient, space-efficient and fully recyclable portable container. Squash-proof by design, the patent pending pot is consumer and environmentally friendly, convenient to use and competitively-placed to meet the demand for increasingly innovative packaging solutions. […]

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