The team at Metis Partners work hard, and it’s very exciting when we get recognition for it. In the last twelve months, we have received several accolades, for both our Corporate Recovery and Advisory services, as well as our innovation and Due Diligence offering. We’re honoured to be awarded for our services, and hope to maintain the high standard of performance in the following years.

“Best for Offshore IP Due Diligence & Award for Transaction Excellence” & “Sustained Excellence in IP Due Diligence – UK”

Our IP Due Diligence service had a stand-out year, serving clients ranging from banks to global investment firms, including the Clydesdale Bank, Energy Ventures, Boost&Co, the Malaysian Multimedia Development Corporation and Bain Capital. We received numerous awards; to name a few, we were awarded the Offshore Excellence prize – “Best for Offshore IP Due Diligence & Award for Transaction Excellence” – and the M&A award for “Sustained Excellence in IP Due Diligence – UK”.  To find out what our Due Diligence service can do for you, click here

Best for Offshore IP Due Diligence & Award for Transaction Excellence Energy Ventures Ltd


“Best for IP Asset Sales 2015” & “Insolvency Team of the Year” 

Our Corporate Recovery department’s rapid growth and involvement in high-profile insolvency cases has also been recognised. In 2015, we received awards for the “Best for IP Asset Sales 2015″ by M&A Awards and have been named as a finalist for the “Insolvency Team of the Year” at Business Insider and Aldermore Scottish Accountancy & Finance Awards 2015. These nominations have highlighted the value we brought to creditors in 2014-2015 by assisting insolvency practitioners with our bespoke IP Valuations and IP Asset Sales services, in cases such as High Street retail brands Internacionale and BANK Fashion; technology “smart-metering” firm Secure Electrans, as well as popular social networks “Weeworld” and, more recently, a social media photo sharing site Polaroid Blipfoto.

Stephen Robertson – “The World’s Leading IP Strategists”

Stephen Robertson, director of Metis Partners, has once again been named in the IAM Strategy 300 – “The World’s Leading IP Strategists” for the 5th consecutive year! IAM Strategy 300 identifies the individuals leading the way in the development and implementation of strategies that maximise the value of IP portfolios.

“As in previous years, we have dedicated significant editorial and research resources to ensuring we identify only world class IP strategists, so we are confident that all those named in the IAM Strategy 300 2015 fully merit the recognition that they have received,” says IAM editor Joff Wild. “With intellectual property now central to the success of so many companies across the globe, we are delighted that this publication has become the recognised source of reference for those seeking to identify the world’s leading IP strategists. What’s more, we believe that the roles all those named in the IAM Strategy 300 play is only going to increase in importance over the coming years. We salute each and every one of them.”


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Business excellence

Innovation in IP Value – UK”, “Most Commercial IP Firm – UK” & “Specialist IP Firm of the Year – Scotland”

Metis Partners has received the “Innovation in IP Value – UK” and the “Most Commercial IP Firm – UK” awards by the International Intellectual Property AwardsThis organisation recognises the top intellectual property practitioners in all areas including the well-established trademark, copyright, patent and litigation practices. As we try to promote innovation in our companies, we are glad that it is recognisable in our own work as well. We were also pleased to accept the Business Excellence Awards for “Specialist IP Firm of the Year” in Scotland. We attempt to tailor our offerings to our clients as much as possible and provide a unique, stand-out service every time.

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