Industry giants Kromek and Appointedd reveal why overseas intellectual property protection led to their success

Industry giants Kromek and Appointedd reveal why overseas intellectual property protection led to their success

Innovative UK companies will be sharing the pit falls and plateaus they have experienced when expanding overseas, and how they protected their intellectual property (IP) assets along the way, at the next IP100 Club event held on November 10th at Atholl Crescent, Edinburgh. The high profile speakers include Professor Max Robinson, the founder of  Kromek […]

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IP assets of electrical and mechanical engineering experts brought to market by Metis Partners

IP assets of electrical and mechanical engineering experts brought to market by Metis Partners

The IP assets, notably an extensive design portfolio and an industry wide reputation for excellence of international electrical and mechanical engineers, A-Belco Group are being offered for sale by Metis Partners, the award-winning, commercial intellectual property consulting firm. Based in the Midlands, the company was incorporated in 1999 and operated a number of divisions, including […]

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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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SOLD: A-BELCO IP Asset Sale

SOLD: A-BELCO IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to purchase the IP assets behind a company with multiple divisions offering electrical and mechanical engineering excellence to a wide range of industries and markets worldwide. SALE All offers and requests for further information should be submitted by email directly to (morven@metispartners.com) of Metis Partners. The deadline for offers has been […]

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SOLD: MEP Solutions IP Asset Sale

SOLD: MEP Solutions IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to purchase the IP assets behind enterprising companies known for their engineering and co-ordination expertise to provide 3D solutions to any project. SALE All offers and requests for further information should be submitted by email directly to (morven@metispartners.com) of Metis Partners. The deadline for offers has been set at 12pm on […]

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SOLD: Smart Tech IP Asset Sale

SOLD: Smart Tech IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to purchase the intellectual property assets behind Smart Tech, a horticultural technology company focussed on the application of patented speciality polymer technologies. SALE All offers and requests for further information should be submitted by email directly to Morven Fraser (morven@metispartners.com) of Metis Partners. The deadline for offers has been set at […]

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Lawn Bowls Takes on London

Lawn Bowls Takes on London

Getting on a plane to London for business early on a Friday had never been as inviting (or exciting!) as on Friday the 30th of September. Why? Because it wasn’t for any ordinary business event… it was for The Metis Partners Lawn Bowls Extravaganza! A bit of lawn bowling mixed in with networking is a […]

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SOLD: Oysterworld IP Asset Sale

SOLD: Oysterworld IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to purchase the IP assets linked to Oysterworld, a top tier independent games developer for the social gaming and download markets. The Company’s IP portfolio includes an innovative games portfolio, as well as a proprietary HOPA technology in order to produce further games. SALE All offers and requests for more […]

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SOLD: W2E IP Asset Sale

SOLD: W2E IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to acquire the share capital of W2E Technology Limited, a Company focused on the development, designing and supplying of proprietary technology enabling small scale sites to extract energy from waste. The Company’s IP portfolio includes a patented technology, brand, trade marks, registered domain name, unregistered design rights. SALE All offers […]

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SOLD: The Africa Channel IP Asset Sale

SOLD: The Africa Channel IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to purchase the IP assets behind a thematic entertainment network. SALE All offers and requests for more information should be submitted by email directly to Aylin Dzhafer (aylin@metispartners.com) and Morven Fraser (morven@metispartners.com). The deadline for offers is set on Wednesday, 28th September 2016, at noon. IP ASSETS FOR SALE Goodwill […]

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The IP100 exceeds 100 entrants

The IP100 exceeds 100 entrants

The Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks’ IP100 has exceeded 100 entrants following a recent surge of applicants. After a successful event last month at Venturefest in Birmingham, the IP100 team secured 14 new West Midland applications, bringing the total to almost 110, and making the IP100 the fastest growing business community in the UK. The 100th […]

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Intellectual property assets driving the funding for software company, MindGenius

MindGenius, a leading software development company, has created a platform that enables its users to capture their ideas, visualise information, plan projects and share knowledge through its core mapping function, and has recently announced an equity funding round of £1m to further develop its cloud based project management solution. As part of its fundraising strategy, […]

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Metis Partners offers rare chance to acquire premium domain names, including Geeks.co.uk

Metis Partners offers rare chance to acquire premium domain names, including Geeks.co.uk

Metis Partners, an award winning commercial intellectual property consultancy, is unveiling a rare opportunity to acquire some of the most attractive domain names to come on to the market in recent times. Metis Partners is conducting a global sale and marketing exercise for Geeks.co.uk, Discs.co.uk and FocusMove.com, all of which have potential for brand extension, […]

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Metis Partners brings intellectual property of major oil and gas industry provider to the market

Metis Partners brings intellectual property of major oil and gas industry provider to the market

The intellectual property (IP) behind one of the world class providers to the oil and gas industry is being brought to the market by Metis Partners, the award-winning commercial intellectual property consulting firm. SGL Systems International made a global name for itself in the intensely-competitive field of high integrity heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC). […]

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Metis brings globally-operating freight management brands to the market

An internationally-operating freight brand with a high-profile presence in growing Eastern European and Russian spheres of commerce is being brought to the market by Metis Partners, the intellectual property (IP) experts. TPC Freight Management was a globally-renowned freight brand which had a turnover of £13 million in 2014. A family-owned business built up over 35 […]

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A reputation three centuries in the making is for sale from Metis Partners

A reputation three centuries in the making  is for sale from Metis Partners

The Intellectual Property (IP) assets of heritage retail and lifestyle business, McEwens of Perth, are being offered for sale on behalf of KMPG LLP, from award-winning commercial IP consulting firm, Metis Partners. Founded in 1868, McEwens of Perth is the brand behind Scotland’s largest independent fashion chain, and has a rich heritage of highest quality, […]

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Innovative pharmaceutical patent portfolio from Osteologix is on sale from Metis Partners

Innovative pharmaceutical patent portfolio from Osteologix is on sale from Metis Partners

  An exciting pharmaceutical patent portfolio from the Osteologix group is on sale from Metis Partners, the award-winning commercial intellectual property consulting firm. In recent years, bone diseases such as osteoporosis have been increasing due to longer life expectancy and related vitamin and mineral deficiencies. The NHS states that osteoporosis is now a ‘fairly common […]

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Attractive intellectual property assets of nationwide independent garage aggregator for sale by Metis Partners

Attractive intellectual property assets of nationwide independent garage aggregator for sale by Metis Partners

Nationwide comparison site which matches motorists who need car maintenance with garages is on sale by Metis Partners, the award-winning commercial intellectual property consulting firm. Dipstix Limited (in Liquidation), which traded extensively in the North-West of England and featured in the Liverpool Echo, was an online aggregator for independent garages and was able to offer […]

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SOLD: RifTalk IP Asset Sale

SOLD: RifTalk IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to acquire the IP assets of RifTalk, a unique social media concept connecting aspiring musicians with their fans, and helping music-lovers discover new music. The portfolio includes rights in the RifTalk trade mark, user feedback and organisational knowledge. SALE All offers and requests for more information should be submitted by email […]

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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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Employee spotlight: our sarcastic Valuation expert who loves nothing more than a game of football and a day in the sun – Saj Ali

I’m happiest when… …I’m playing football! Or enjoying the sun in some scenic location (I don’t get out much). Before working at Metis Partners what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had? Unfortunately I’ve never had a particularly interesting or unusual job, but as an eager youngster I “worked” in a games […]

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Lawn Bowls Extravaganza Scotland 2016

At Metis Partners we think there’s nothing like a bit of healthy competition to liven up a networking event! This was true of our amazing Glasgow Lawn Bowls Extravaganza held last month, where 13 companies joined the game in the hope of leaving as the champions, heralding the title of Best Business Bowler 2016. We […]

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SOLD: Dipstix IP Asset Sale

SOLD: Dipstix IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to acquire the IP assets behind the attractive comparison site in the motor servicing space including software, branded websites and domain names, as well as customer and supplier data. SALE All offers and requests for more information should be submitted by email directly to Aylin Dzhafer (aylin@metispartners.com) or Nat Baldwin […]

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Employee spotlight: Our brilliant orienteering pro, cake lover and expert IP analyst – Aylin Dzhafer

I’m happiest when… …there’s cake. Before working at Metis Partners what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had? I’ve been part of an election observation mission – it was a good mix of polling station visits, meetings with government officials and political party representatives, and picking apart election laws. Do you have […]

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The Hidden Treasure of IP After Insolvency 

The Hidden Treasure of IP After Insolvency 

The power of the brand – it’s likely the company’s biggest treasure The latest demise of fashion retail giants BHS and Austin Reed appears to be just another in a long line of recent retail-based insolvencies. While fingers have been pointed in numerous different directions when trying to determine the source of these failures, the […]

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