Using PatentSight to Evaluate an M&A Target — Outside Counsel’s Perspective

June 3, 2020

Using PatentSight to Evaluate an M&A Target

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During merger and acquisition (M&A) activity, evaluating the relative strengths and weaknesses of the parties’ patent portfolios is a time-consuming but crucial exercise.

A company’s IP portfolio can be a key value differentiator, either supporting or undermining the rationale for M&A discussions.
Learn from outside counsel how LexisNexis® PatentSight® facilitated a due diligence analysis and provided clear answers to questions from management.

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Provide actionable insights to support strategic decision-making

Effectively communicate the value of your IP with powerful insights and visualizations, enabling you to turn your patent department into a strategic consulting unit.

Taking patent analytics out of the ‘black box’

With LexisNexis® Intellectual Property Solutions, you benefit from a highly transparent scientific approach to patent data analysis. Forget opaque algorithms and analytics ‘black boxes’, we can show you exactly how we reached at our insights. Patent analytics solution, PatentSight®, is built on the foundation of ground-breaking validated research, which is often cited in leading scientific publications.

Brought together in the patent value indicator, the Patent Asset Index™, this objective approach to assessing patent quality and benchmarking patent portfolios has become a de facto standard in measuring portfolio strength.

High-quality data: a prerequisite for reliable patent analysis

LexisNexis Intellectual Property Solutions validates and quality-assures patent data by assigning patents to their accurate commercial owners and verifying their legal validity and remaining lifetime.

Superior datasets allow you to unveil valuable patent insights and see clearly who wields commercial power over the inventions that underpin promising patents.

Patent analyses conducted with PatentSight have proven to be more reliable than analyses based on unprocessed patent data.

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