As attorneys, we're charged with being thorough when it comes to risk management for our client's. Sometimes risks actually emerge from too much detail, however. The risk of a deal dying on the table because terms cannot be negotiated and the risk that a client does exactly as it intended by commits an error or omission because of terms that were more specific than the client was expected to understand.
The attached article provides a good framework for consideration for IP issues in an M&A transactions. Please provide feedback and comments on whether you see other issues that are essential for consideration, and whether this template goes far enough in helping develop documents that cover your clients IP needs in an M&A deal.
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