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Our team at Ocean Tomo, a part of J.S. Held, provides critical guidance that organizations need to manage, protect, and realize value from their intellectual property (IP) assets.

Visit Ocean Tomo for more information about J.S. Held's intellectual property services.

We deliver specialized expertise in IP management, including the efficient management of IP department resources and offer strategic consulting services to clients to realize IP value, identify and minimize risk, and avoid litigation. Ocean Tomo provides clients with opportunities to uniquely leverage the value of their trade secrets as business assets and have developed comprehensive solutions to mitigate patent infringement liability risk through the Ocean Tomo Patent Risk™ Program.

Our Subject Matter Experts
  • Accredited Business Valuation Experts
  • Certified Financial Forensics Experts
  • Certified Licensing Professionals
  • Certified Public Accountants
  • Economists
  • Intellectual Property Valuation Experts
  • Testifying Experts
Our Clients
  • Alternative Investment Managers
  • Businesses / Corporations (Start-Up, Middle Market, Fortune 100):
    • Boards of Directors
    • C-Suite Executives (CEO, CIPO, CTO)
    • General Counsel
  • Laboratories
  • Law Firms:
    • Bankruptcy & Restructuring Attorneys
    • Corporate & Transactional Attorneys
    • Intellectual Property Attorneys
  • Lenders
  • Licensing Managers
  • Private Equity Firms
  • University Technology Managers
  • Venture Capitalists
Intellectual Property Department Operations

We help our clients improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their internal IP functions. We provide process and policy reviews related to innovation and invention capture, patent strategy and decision management processes, confidential information handling and trade secrets reasonable measures, as well as information and decision tools.

Ongoing IP portfolio management, assessment, reporting, and information flow is critical to an organization’s sustained value creation and competitive positioning. At Ocean Tomo, we provide the analyses and recommendations our clients need to improve IP portfolio management operations. Our services include portfolio and business alignment assessment and improvement; competitive assessment; IP reporting; engagement with executives, investors, and board members; IP go, no-go decision support; and analytics, information management and commercialization options.

Management Training is another key component of IP portfolio management. Ocean Tomo’s IP Management Training is designed to increase awareness of best practices and methods for the utilization of IP as a strategic tool for executives and scientists. Our training is directed towards the expedited adoption of the chosen IP strategy and is always metrics-based.

Ocean Tomo Patent Risk Program

Ocean Tomo, a part of J.S. Held, has developed the Patent Risk™ Program to identify, quantify, mitigate, manage and transfer liability risk related to potential assertions of patent infringement. Through various novel mechanisms and insurance, the program aims to sharply reduce the risks faced by operating companies from patent infringement claims and shareholder litigation. The Patent Risk Program provides a comprehensive patent infringement risk solution comprised of three portions: Identification & Quantification, Mitigation, and Transfer.

Intellectual Property Strategy & Analytics

Ocean Tomo, a part of J.S. Held, provides trusted counsel to companies to help them understand, measure, leverage, monetize, and protect their intellectual property (IP) capital. We offer a multidisciplinary approach to IP strategy centered on corporate planning, operational execution, and risk management. Our team provide industry analysis, competitive assessment, and internal IP policy evaluation to develop client specific plans to realize IP value, while minimizing risk and any disruption to core business initiatives. Our patent analytics also provide clients with detailed reporting regarding their IP portfolio and landscape and allows our experts to quickly and efficiently derive meaningful business intelligence.

Trade Secret Management

We help clients to develop their intellectual property (IP) and trade secret portfolios and support the maintenance and security of trade secrets. We deliver expertise in the accurate determination of damages related to trade secrets and have extensive experience as expert witnesses in intellectual property (IP) disputes. Our experts help to mitigate risk and maximize return for clients by offering guidance in IP-driven mergers and acquisitions, providing access to trade secret-related insurance protection, and valuation and licensing of trade secrets.

 
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