Services We Offer.
Our team is formally qualified and has the practical experience required to assess the value of IP portfolios. We work with our clients to identify the optimum strategy for exploiting value.We are especially interested in opportunities for universities and research institutes to generate a commercial return on the IP their staff develop.We have experience of working with academic staff, commercialisation offices and spinout companies.
Our team has extensive corporate and new start experience representing a broad range of technology sectors. We provide hands-on assistance to start-ups, advising on marketing strategy, channels to market, negotiations and investment. Our IP knowledge is highly sought-after during firms' ownership and share distribution discussions.
We focus on the commercial benifit a spin-out can derive through the IP it controls and the pitfalls it should avoid. Our commitment to providing quality services on time and to budget has delivered strong consistent growth. This has been made possible by the enthusiasm of our people, their dlexibility and commitment. Our clients recognise these qualities with hight levels of repeat business, many establishing long term framework agreement with Z-ro Risk Ltd.
Our proprietary process for undertaking commercial due-diligence combines both desk/online research and targeted consultations. It tests the firm's proposed "market offer" that is prepared jointly with the entrepreneur. Where appropriate, it incorporates an assessment of IP and positions the firm's offer relative to the competition. we will identify whether the university can generate an Impact benefit through an alternative route.