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At Ocean Tomo, a part of J.S. Held, our Private Sales team works with intellectual property (IP) owners seeking to sell high-value, market-ready IP portfolios.

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We work with clients to sell IP portfolios in which one or more of the following criteria are important:

  • Large expected value between $2.5 million and $50 million or more
  • Confidentiality of offer driven by strategic concerns of seller
  • In depth diligence requiring substantial knowledge transfer
  • A controlled or limited number of potential buyers meeting strict seller criteria
Our Subject Matter Experts
  • Accredited Business Valuation Experts
  • Certified Licensing Professionals
  • Certified Public Accountants
  • Economists
  • Intellectual Property Valuation Experts
  • Testifying Experts
Our Clients
  • Bankruptcy & Restructuring Attorneys
  • Boards of Directors
  • C-Suite Executives (CEO, CIPO, CTO)
  • Fortune 1000 Companies
  • General Counsel
  • Inventors
  • Laboratories
  • Licensing Managers
  • Small & Middle Market Companies
  • Public Companies
  • Start-Ups
  • University Technology Managers
  • Venture Capitalists
Ocean Tomo Private Sales

Our engagement team includes multiple Managing Directors and/or Directors who are assigned based on the technology for sale. Ocean Tomo is once again the premier service for selling such portfolios leveraging both the firm’s transaction track record as well as the experience of our newest team members. Ocean Tomo is Like No Other™ combining brand recognition, a large professional network and in-office access to the world’s leading IP valuation appraisers, patent damage expert witnesses, and IP-focused investment bankers.

Private sale execution periods are expected to range from as short as 90 days to nine months or more depending on the requirements of the seller and the characteristics of the portfolio.

A portfolio is appropriate for private sale when one or more of these variables are applicable:

  • Large expected value between $2.5 and $50 million or more
  • Confidentiality is important
  • Diligence requiring substantial knowledge transfer
  • Limited number of potential buyers meeting strict seller criteria
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