Lawn Bowls Extravaganza

Lawn Bowls Extravaganza

We are back to business here at Metis Partners after the huge success of our Lawn Bowls Extravaganza at Glasgow’s iconic Kelvingrove location. Our event proved hugely popular, with new bonds and relationships forged over bowls and (one or two) drinks as representatives from many firms, such as DWF, Burness Paull, Murgitroyd, Barclays, Jumpstart, Pinsent […]

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Stephen at Kazakhstan with WIPO

Stephen at Kazakhstan with WIPO

Earlier this month Metis Partners founder, Stephen Robertson, travelled to Kazakhstan to speak at the “National Seminar on IP for SMEs” in Astana. The event was organised by WIPO, the Committee of Intellectual Property Rights and Ministry of Justice, Kazakhstan and Metis Partners on the back of the WIPO initiated project focused on improved support […]

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New success for Metis Partners with six-figure deal for the Internacionale brand

New success for Metis Partners with six-figure deal for the Internacionale brand

Metis Partners, one of the UK’s leading intellectual property (IP) specialists, has once again reinforced its pre-eminence in the retail sector by successfully completing the sale of the intellectual property of value fashion chain Internacionale. In a six-figure deal which followed intense international competition, Metis has sold the assets to a major high street retail […]

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Metis helps bring ‘avatar to the stars’ pioneer to market

Metis helps bring ‘avatar to the stars’ pioneer to market

The technological expertise and intellectual property behind WeeWorld.com, the Scottish-based social network which promoted Alicia Keys, Justin Bieber, Justin Timberlake and the Pussycat Dolls is coming onto the market. The popular avatar-based network, with its cartoon WeeMees, is one of the most popular teen websites in the US and has partnered with top companies such […]

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The Guardian: Marketing and PR Excellence 2014: Metis Partners Ltd

The Guardian: Marketing and PR Excellence 2014: Metis Partners Ltd

“Our most frequently used and most popular marketing tool is our renowned Friday Funnies. The Friday Funnies is a weekly email campaign” Name: Metis Partners Ltd City: Glasgow Website: www.metispartners.co.uk At Metis Partners, our marketing strategy is an essential component of our business’s growth. In an increasingly competitive global market, it is essential to promote our products and […]

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SOLD: Secure Electrans IP Asset Sale

SOLD: Secure Electrans IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to purchase the extensive Secure Electrans (“SE”) patent portfolio protecting “industry-first” solutions for secure smart meter payments, advanced smart meter supplier switching and secure remote payment technologies including geo-location. The patent portfolio features granted patents and patent applications with international coverage (including granted US and European patents). The large scale […]

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SOLD: Internacionale IP Asset Sale

SOLD: Internacionale IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to purchase the well-known “Internacionale” brand (associated with revenues of over £120m at its peak) as well as further brands including the youth fashion brand “Sophie” and the Company’s other IP assets including registered trademarks, customer database and branded domain names. IP Asset Highlights Popular High Street Brand Further Fashion […]

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SOLD: Miss Cranston’s IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to purchase an iconic British Tea Room, Hospitality and Food & Beverage brand with considerable heritage value and the potential for a range of applications. IP Asset Highlights Iconic Village Tea Room Brand Quintessentially British Brand In Existence Since 1878 Household Name Opportunities for Brand Expansion Registered Trademarks Branded Domain […]

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SOLD: Barnsby IP Asset Sale

SOLD: Barnsby IP Asset Sale

Andrew McGill and Gilbert Lemon of Smith & Williamson LLP, the Joint Administrators of Jabez Cliff & Company Limited (in Administration) (“Barnsby”, “Jabez Cliff” or “the Company”), have appointed Metis Partners to support the marketing and sale of the intellectual property assets (“IP assets”) of the Company. IP Asset Highlights Established and Iconic Equestrian & […]

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SOLD: Paul Simon IP Asset Sale

SOLD: Paul Simon IP Asset Sale

Paul Simon is an award-winning brand which has been associated with home furniture and furnishings in the UK for over 20 years. Until recently, Paul Simon operated over 50 stores, had 550 employees in the UK, and a particularly strong presence in the South of England. IP Asset Highlights Established & Well-Recognised Furniture & Home […]

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Drapers: Horrockses set to return to the high street

Drapers: Horrockses set to return to the high street

By Victoria Gallagher Womenswear brand Horrockses is set to return to the high street after being snapped up for a six-figure sum. The brand, which was a favourite of the Queen and Princess Margaret, has been bought by Manchester-based private business Bluewell Ventures. The previous owners, Dawson International Holdings, fell into administration last year and […]

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The Telegraph: Horrockses in High Street Revival

The Telegraph: Horrockses in High Street Revival

By Christopher Williams The brand has been acquired for a six-figure sum by Bluewell Ventures in an auction after the previous owners, Dawson International Holdings, went into administration last year. It means Horrockses will return to Manchester, where it made iconic designs that were worn by the Queen and Princess Margaret, among others. Original dresses […]

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Metis Partners brings Miss Cranston and Charles Rennie Mackintosh to market

Metis Partners brings Miss Cranston and Charles Rennie Mackintosh to market

A piece of Scotland’s artistic and culinary heritage is being put up for sale with the marketing by globally-operating intellectual property (IP) specialist Metis Partners of the assets of Miss Cranston’s tearooms. The brand is redolent of Victorian and Edwardian glamour and is inextricably linked with the name of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Scotland’s internationally renowned […]

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SOLD: Horrockses IP Asset Sale

SOLD: Horrockses IP Asset Sale

The iconic British fashion and lifestyle brand Horrockses and related IP assets including a trademark portfolio offering international protection for the Horrockses brand is currently for sale. IP Highlights Iconic Vintage Fashion & Lifestyle Brand Quintessentially British Brand In Existence Since the 18th Century Household Name in the 1940s, 50s and 60s International Trade Mark […]

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SOLD: Philidas IP Asset Sale

SOLD: Philidas IP Asset Sale

Philidas is a world leader in the design and manufacture of nuts and specialist fasteners for industrial, automotive, and domestic applications globally. Brand awareness extends internationally. The brand is associated with high quality, innovative products, integrity and reliability in relation to design, build and responsiveness to customer needs, including unusual design applications. IP Highlights Well […]

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SOLD: Allders IP Asset Sale

SOLD: Allders IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to purchase the iconic “Allders” brand which has been in existence for over 150 years and holds strong nostalgic value. At its height, the Company had a portfolio of 45 stores and a turnover of £700m, comprising Britain’s third largest department store chain. Introduction Metis Partners has been appointed to […]

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SOLD: Waring and Gillow IP Asset Sale

SOLD: Waring and Gillow IP Asset Sale

An opportunity has arisen to purchase Waring & Gillow, a noted English furniture brand which has been in existence for over a century. The brand is associated with high-quality furniture and English heritage and was favoured by the monarchy. Waring & Gillow furnished luxury yachts and liners including the Royal Yacht Victoria, Queen Mary (1934) […]

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SOLD: Arding and Hobbs IP Asset Sale

SOLD: Arding and Hobbs IP Asset Sale

The brand is associated with a well-known department store at Clapham Junction, London which still bears the Arding & Hobbs name and has strong nostalgic value. Introduction Metis Partners has been appointed to undertake the marketing and sale of the intellectual property assets (IP assets) relating to Allders (Croydon) Limited (in Administration) (“the Company”). The […]

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SOLD: Homeware and Furniture Brands IP Asset Sale

SOLD: Homeware and Furniture Brands IP Asset Sale

We have a number of trade marked homeware and furniture brands such as “The English Garden Collection” and “Big Sleep Bedding Company” available for sale. Introduction Metis Partners has been appointed to undertake the marketing and sale of the intellectual property assets (“IP assets”) relating to Allders (Croydon) Limited (in Administration) (“the Company”). The Company’s […]

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SOLD: Zutux IP Asset Sale

Zutux (UK) Limited is a high end furniture manufacturer and retailer of bespoke fitted and free standing furniture which also trades under the well established, luxury Johnson & Johnson brand. This is a unique opportunity to purchase the Johnson & Johnson and Zutux brands and associated intellectual property assets, including branded websites and domains, designs […]

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SOLD: Festival Company IP Asset Sale

This well established festival production company has focused on the ownership, development, and production of festivals and wholly owns three summer festivals; a large and well established European festival, a family orientated boutique festival in the UK, and a newly launched European festival. IP Highlights Well Established Large European Festival Brand Family Orientated British Festival […]

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SOLD: WinkBall IP Asset Sale

SOLD: WinkBall IP Asset Sale

Correspondent Corp developed “WinkBall”, a video-based networking website, underpinned by proprietary software which acts as an advanced vertically integrated video communication platform supporting video messaging, video walls and video blogging. The “WinkBall” brand and other related IP assets including software, trade marks, patents, video content, and branded websites and domains are currently for sale. IP Highlights […]

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SOLD: Octagon IP Asset Sale

SOLD: Octagon IP Asset Sale

Previously patent backed, innovative, pre-fabricated building solutions offering a fast and simple solution to shelter and housing issues in areas of deprivation. IP Assets for Sale Unregistered Trademarks linked to Octagon’s Product / Corporate Brands Rights in the associated goodwill in the Octagon Brand Designs drawings and User Manuals related to the Company’s products UK […]

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SOLD: Get Juiced IP Asset Sale

SOLD: Get Juiced IP Asset Sale

Get Juiced is a provider of premium, completely fresh fruit juice and smoothie products with a shelf life at least four times greater than any competitor products. The brand is associated with quality and innovation. The Get Juiced brand, recipes and other IP assets, and the use of innovative technology presents the opportunity to create […]

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SOLD: Water Turbine Technology IP Asset Sale

SOLD: Water Turbine Technology IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to purchase IP assets related to the unique water turbine technology developed by Mowat Technical & Design Services. The technology is unique within the hydro-energy market and is differentiated from traditional forms of hydro power, which are dependent on water pressure, through its design as a floating device which is […]

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Interiors Monthly: Paul Simon up for sale

Interiors Monthly: Paul Simon up for sale

The administrator of Paul Simon has set a deadline of mid-July to sell the failed chain’s brand and other intellectual property. Deloitte has hired Metis Partners to market the sale. It has previously been involved with the IP assets of Allders, Ortak, Land of Leather, Johnson & Johnson and MFI. Deloitte was appointed in April […]

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Metering.com: Secure Electrans’ meter payment patents up for sale

Metering.com: Secure Electrans’ meter payment patents up for sale

Insolvency administrators are seeking a buyer for the intellectual property assets of UK payments technology company Secure Electrans, according to industry magazine Insolvency Today. Secure Electrans, which specialises in smart meters, meter reading transfer technology and secure online payment services, went into administration in March 2014. Buyers are being sought in the energy and patent […]

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SOLD: Elonics IP Asset Sale

SOLD: Elonics IP Asset Sale

Elonics has an extensive granted patent portfolio and specialises in the design, manufacture and sale of multi-band radio frequency (RF) IC products. The Company’s focus has been on the silicon tuner market, creating products that address many of the problems in the next generation of high performance terrestrial and cable TV applications. IP Assets For […]

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Metis Partners called in to help market the assets of the saddle maker to the Queen

Metis Partners called in to help market the assets of the saddle maker to the Queen

A slice of British heritage and history is being put up for sale following the collapse into administration last month (June) of one of the world’s top equestrian lifestyle companies. Metis Partners, the internationally operating intellectual property (IP) specialist, has been asked to support the global marketing of the IP assets of Walsall-based Jabez Cliff […]

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