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IP Due Diligence: 2016 (Update)

(546 reviews)

Produced on October 24, 2016

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$ 89 Intellectual Property In Stock

Course Information

Time 92 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

Course Description

A properly conducted Due Diligence Search can sometimes be a difficult, complicated, and timely process. Attorney and intellectual property expert, Randy Friedberg, discusses issues that should be applied when undertaking a Due Diligence Investigation during a company merger, acquisition, takeover or sale, and what to do when negotiating a license. Mr. Friedberg also covers the process of buying or selling a patent, trademark, or copyright. This program is a must see for anyone involved in Intellectual Property.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define the purpose and scope of the search
  2. Understand confidentiality obligations
  3. Analyze IP Due Diligence results and reports 


Randy Friedberg

White and Williams, LLP

Randy Friedberg has 30 years of experience in counseling clients, with particular focus on the protection, licensing and enforcement of intellectual property rights. His practice encompasses trademark and copyright law, unfair competition, trade secrets, advertising law, internet law and entertainment law, as well as general corporate and litigation matters.

Randy represents clients in a variety of industries, including consumer goods and services, computer software and hardware, pharmaceutical and biomedical products, media and entertainment. He also represents the energy and financial services sectors for corporate work and litigation before an array of state and federal courts, in the United States Patent and Trademark Office and before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. 

Randy’s experience has led to him to become a source for the news media. He has been quoted in a variety of different publications in the area of IP law. He is also asked to speak and present at business-related events. Randy has also served as a Judge for the Cardozo Entertainment Moot Court Competition.

Randy is the author of “Navigating Intellectual Property Disputes,” an authoritative, insider's perspective on assisting clients with managing IP assets and litigating disputes. He was on the editorial subcommittee of The Trademark Reporter, a publication of the International Trademark Association.  


  • Represented a famous clothing designer in trademark work, a series of licenses and a “bet the company” arbitration
  • General counsel to one of the largest pet toy companies in the country; engaged in trademark, copyright, and patent registration, licensing and litigation, as well as Proposition 65 litigation and general corporate matters
  • Represented a large private label manufacturer and distributor of cosmetics for trademark, copyright, Internet and general commercial matters
  • Represented numerous licensors and licensees in negotiating and drafting significant license agreements in a wide range of industries, including clothing, music, software and cosmetics 


Randy has been selected for inclusion in ”Super Lawyers” in the New York Metro Region in a survey of his peers by Law & Politics magazine for the years 2007 through 2018.


Janine H.

Very practical.

Jeffrey A.

This was an outstanding overview of due diligence issues.

Lawrence G.

Very strong. Checklists are helpful.

Frank B.

Well done and presented.

Daniel B.

I especially likes the checklist in the materials.

William B.

Randy was outstanding.

Martha C.

Very good presentation.

Jonathan H.

Top notch advice.

Roger P.

Superb instruction

Gaston W.

Very valuable to new entry into the field and attorney involved in protecting non-profits. G

Mark H.

Good instructor!

Dana P.

Packed with useful information!

Shaun S.

Fantastic, very practical and well oranized

Randall S.

extremely good program

Earl B.

good checklist

Adria B.

well done!

Alan M. K.

Very nice presentation. The pace was just right.

Mark M.

Excellent Content! Superb

Donna J. B.

An excellent and thorough presentation. Thank you!

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