A New Business Model: The IPR Troll

In my last post, I discussed new proceedings under the America Invents Act (AIA) of 2012 which a company can use to challenge third party patents.  One of the more popular of these procedures is the Inter Partes Review (IPR).  In fiscal year 2015, there were over 1700...

Groundwork for an M&A exit – Due Diligence Topics

Selling the company involves a lot of time and effort for management, but there are a few things you can do to get ready for a sale to improve the speed and reduce somewhat the pain of the process. Below are tips on specific diligence subjects that often take up a lot...