Before deciding whether to acquire a company's intellectual property assets, clients call on Chernoff Vilhauer to evaluate the strength and validity of the assets, and to uncover any hidden problems.


The firm applies its forty years of experience to find liabilities that may adversely affect an asset's value, such as validity issues, potential infringement and breach of confidentiality claims, express and implied licenses to third parties, title or inventorship challenges, and patents or trademark registrations that may have lapsed.