Intellectual Property

Royalty Audits & License Compliance

Our experts with Ocean Tomo, a part of J.S. Held, provide guidance aimed at improving & maximizing client revenue streams related to licensing agreements.

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We work with clients to monitor compliance with contractual arrangements, identify potentially understated revenues linked to licensing agreements, and provide expert license management strategies to facilitate accurate royalty reporting. We also act as an independent third-party help to navigate disputes between licensors and licensees and ensure royalties have been properly calculated and paid.

Our Services
  • Assessment of Historical License Fiscal Compliance & Identification of Audit Opportunities
  • Consultation on Litigation and Settlement of Claims for Underpaid or Unpaid Royalties
  • Facilitating Additional Licensing Opportunities
  • Identification of Likely Potential Licensees
  • Monitoring Compliance with Fiscal Obligations of License Agreements
  • Processing of Royalty Remittance
Our Subject Matter Experts
  • Certified Licensing Professionals
  • Certified Public Accountants
  • Economists
  • Intellectual Property Valuation Experts
  • Testifying Experts
Our Clients
  • Fortune 1000 Companies
  • General Counsel
  • Inventors
  • Laboratories
  • Licensing Managers
  • Small & Middle Market Companies
  • Public Companies
  • Start-Ups
  • University Technology Managers
Royalty Audits, Contract Compliance & License Management

We assist clients in improving revenue streams by securing compliance with licensing and other related business contracts as well as creating procedures to manage revenue payments and attract additional licensees. The benefits of strategic license portfolio monitoring / auditing and assistance with portfolio management can include:

  • Reduction of direct out of pocket costs for processing royalty and fee remittances, as well as monitoring licensee compliance with fiscal obligations
  • Near term and ongoing positive impact on financial performance
  • Allows for internal focus on core competencies and strategic focus
  • Enhanced process and controls to mitigate risk of errors due to negligence or breach of fiduciary duty claims
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