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Lunch & Learn | Merger, Collaboration Deal of IPO: Getting Your IP House in Order

In collaboration with
Morrison Foerster





The driving force behind vast majority of mergers is the acquirer’s desire to obtain the target’s intellectual property assets. IP has come to dominate, both in volume and in value, not only merger transactions but also funding events, partnering deals and, increasingly, IPOs. Having a weak IP position can kill a deal, lower a valuation, and allow savvy competitors to steal market share. During this presentation you’ll learn what it means to have a “strong” or “weak” IP position, how to prepare for an IP due diligence and what investors want to know about your IP. This session will provide a perspective on how to increase the value of the company, evaluate where your IP stacks up and how to make a deal go more smoothly while keeping competition out.

Speaker: Mika Mayer, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP


Lunch & Learn | Merger, Collaboration Deal of IPO: Getting Your IP House in Order


April 22, 2015
11:00am — 11:30am: Registration and Networking
11:30am — 12:30pm: Program


HCP/BayBio Event Center
250 East Grand Ave. Suite 26
South San Francisco, CA 94080


Members: Free
Non-members: $75

  • Early registration is highly advised as space is limited and there will be no on-site registration
  • Late arrivals will not be admitted after 11:30AM
  • Pre-registered attendees will receive an immediate receipt/confirmation after submission
  • Please print this receipt/confirmation and bring it with you to receive your conference credentials
  • Photo ID (driver’s license or passport) will be required at check-in
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