IP due diligence & transaction support.
Lawrie checks the details, flags the risks, proposes solutions and provides the real picture.
We ensure IP issues are properly identified and risks mitigated.
Intellectual property due diligence - you need an expert to check the detail!
You need to understand the value of the IP and identify potential issues as early as possible.
At Lawrie, we make sure we deliver:
Thorough IP due diligence with solutions to problems.
Peace of mind
Commercial advice provided & costs clearly outlined.
Easy to understand
Knowledge and guidance carefully provided on time.
Easy to take action
Failing to fully understand the content and value of an IP portfolio at an early stage can often result in delays and additional cost, and even the collapse of the deal.
Our mission is simple – to be the easiest intellectual property team to work with and to make IP a pain-free experience. We will clearly set out the best way to undertake IP due diligence to secure the outcome needed and will provide clear costs and strategic advice.
You can rely on us to produce results and to provide clear guidance that will allow you and your client to make decisions quickly and easily.
What our clients say about us:
"Lawrie has been instrumental to our growth ambitions and commercial plans. Their chemistry and life sciences expertise ensured we obtained the patent protection we needed to secure investment, enabling us to continue making a real difference in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer."
Christophe Portal, Edinburgh Molecular Imaging
Chief Scientific Officer
"We have invested heavily to establish the SPEY brand so ensuring our trade mark is protected is important to us. Moving to Lawrie was one of the best business decisions we have made. They have spent time understanding our needs and it is reassuring that our IP portfolio is being managed so carefully."
Patricia Dillon, Speyside Distillers
"We make over 2000 products and reach 50 countries around the world. With Lawrie’s trusted advice we have a clear understanding of the value of our innovations and the impact our IP has on the success of the business."
Martin Jones, Vango – AMG Group
"Lawrie and Argent have been working together for over 10 years. They have aided Argent to write and maintain several patents throughout the world. They continue to work closely with us, providing a variety of services which assists and protects our core innovation strategy to valorise wastes and reduce the world’s carbon footprint, helping us to remain focussed on leading research and technical advances."
Mike Scott, Argent Energy
Chief Technical Officer
"We work with Lawrie to protect and enforce our clients’ IP rights in Europe and the UK. I am always confident that we can seamlessly work together to provide my Chinese and Hong Kong clients with a value add IP service."
Timothy Letters, Letters & Thoo Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys
"We have relied on Lawrie to manage our new brand asset, protect us for the future and help set us up for further success."
Founder, Panther M*lk
"Lawrie make it easy for my clients to obtain the patents they need for HMRC’s Patent Box scheme to reduce Corporation Tax. Their expertise at "invention spotting" in our client’s R&D programs makes it easy for our clients to make the most of their IP."
Neil Muir, PwC
"Lawrie care and have been the perfect IP partner to have on our journey."
Founder of Brewgooder
"Lawrie made IP simple to understand from the get-go. They explained everything in simple terms – they made it easy. I now have an IP strategy for my business which is more valuable than just having a patent."
Inventor of Recoil Kneepads
"Lawrie are so well organised and are very responsive, but the real value has come from being easy to work with. They have kept the legal jargon to a minimum and communicated clearly and simply which has helped us to feel in control and not lost in the process. They have certainly lived up to making IP pain-free."
What’s the plan?
Working with us is easy – and makes light work of planning, organising and implementing your IP strategy.
Let's arrange a virtual or in person meeting.
Together we discuss your and your client’s requirements for IP due diligence.
You’re in good hands
We care and want to make your life easier, and help your client's business reach its full potential.
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At Lawrie we understand that IP due diligence is integral to many corporate transactions. Information on IP assets is important for both buyers and sellers; it influences the valuation and informs negotiations.
The nuances of intellectual property can often have a dramatic effect on its function and value. It is therefore important that IP due diligence is undertaken by a reliable team with the experience required to match the IP to the commercial proposition. At Lawrie, we provide the expert guidance and steadfast service you need. Our mission is to be the easiest intellectual property team to work with and to make IP a pain-free experience, enabling you and your client to easily and quickly use the results of IP due diligence to make decisions and take actions.