Intellectual Property Evaluation, Development, Protection
The most significant asset of companies involved with commercialization of new/disruptive technologies is intellectual property, be it in the form of trade secrets, patents, or copyrights. XO Associates LLC helps clients in the early stages of concept solidification and development to establish best practices for protection of intellectual property. We also provide guidance in the process of writing and reviewing patents, especially relating to prior art.
XO Associates LLC also provides critical evaluation of existing IP as part of due diligence associated with potential acquisition, investment, licensing, or sales.
- Assessment of IP value and strength as part of due diligence in potential acquisitions, licensing, or business funding
- Ensuring that patents are written in a way that ensures maximum value, impact, and defensibility
- Identification of opportunities for practice outside that protected by current art
- Assessment of competitive positioning of IP
- Recommendations for most suitable approach for protection of specific IP