How to deal with the intellectual property issues arising on a share purchase or the acquisition of a company or its assets in Spain
This Note sets out the key issues in relation to IPRs in the context of a share purchase transaction of a Spanish company. Where relevant, the key differences between the treatment of IPRs in a share purchase, and of IPRs in an asset purchase, are highlighted. For more information on the differences between a share purchase transaction and an asset purchase transaction generally, see Practice Note, Acquisition Structures: Comparing Asset and Share Purchases (Spain).
This note outlines the main types of IPRs to consider in a share deal and provides practical instructions on how to structure their transfer.
Practical Law UK, 14-Dec-2021, Spain.
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