By selling a design registration or giving a license to use the protected design in return for royalties owners can extract financial value from their intellectual property rights through partnerships with 3rd parties.
By focusing on the core business it might happen that registered rights are not or only partly exploited, that is where they need to find the right partners to sell or license the rights.
Next to this specific tax regimes are applicable to royalties a design right owner can receive for the license or transfer of his rights . These regimes differ from country to country.
After analyzing the legal strength of your rights and its commercial potential we identify partners for a deal by cross-linking different complementary sources of information.
We organise prospection missions, create marketing material, establish contacts and select suitable parties. With its multidisciplinary team of business developers, lawyers and attorneys, Gevers also assists in negotiating and in drafting agreements.
A tax specialist then calculates a percentage of revenues that can be allocated to the relevant activities. Gevers draft a license or transfer agreement as well as a corporate and other documents that may be required for tax audit reasons.
GEVERS has a sound expertise in the valorization of intellectual property assets via partnerships with renowned experts in the field. GEVERS guides the complete valorization missions up to the establishment of contracts with selected partners.
As one of the leading intellectual property firms in Europe, GEVERS has been providing these services for over many years, to various types of clients (from start-ups and SMEs to large group operations) and in different contexts (licensing, assignment, interco transactions, IP tax regimes…).
We understand that our client’s financial managers and accountants have a good understanding of the client’s corporate and financial situation. In case of tax-related matters, GEVERSrecommend the right tax specialists and actively cooperates with them in order to optimise your intellectual property assets.
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