When imagination becomes innovation! To give you an idea about our work and how SciXess’ consulting activities are structured we have briefly summarized a typical process of an out-licensing  deal. SciXess® brings in hands-on professional experience throughout the whole licensing process. At SciXess®, the identification of potential  licensing partners is just the start of a successful partnership with our clients. We do also support you during the due diligence process, perform  technology / patent valuations and conduct licensing negotiations which finally end in the closing of one or more licensing agreement(s) corresponding to  your expectations.  The out-licensing cascade typically starts with the preparation of a Non-Confidential Information Package  (NCIP). Such a "teaser" presents the technology, its application and its unique selling proposition in clear  and persuasive words, but without providing confidential information.  SciXess’ contribution: Discuss the objectives and needs with our client company. Define the licensing / M&A strategy with our client company. Prepare an attractive Non-Confidential Information Package / Investment Proposal. In our opinion valuation is not just putting a price tag on a patent. We strongly believe that only the  combination of a qualitative and a quantitative approach - a procedure which is well established and  characteristic for credit ratings - leads to the “real” value of intellectual property.  SciXess’ contribution: Perform a qualitative and a quantitative IP-rating. Discuss the IP-rating result with our client company. Define a licensing strategy according to the client company’s financial and / or operational needs. Benefit from our extensive licensing experience and ask for our brochures “SciXessful Licensing” and our most recent “Technology Offers” SciXessful Licensing Due to our long lasting history in licensing technologies and realizing M&A deals, SciXess® has built up an  excellent personal network to opinion leaders and high level management capacities ranging from  academic institutes and Biotech companies up to the top ten Pharmaceutical Companies.  SciXess’ contribution: Identify potential transaction partners and compile a prioritized list (“short list”). Perform initial conversations and distribute the NCIP to selected network partners. Follow-up communication and closing of CDAs with interested transaction partners. Follow up meetings with our Client and strategic coordination of the licensing process. Preparation of a Confidential Information Package (CIP). SciXess® assists you in the preparation of the Confidential Information Package (CIP) and the due-diligence documents so that they fulfill the industry standards.  From negotiating and closing numerous agreements and from the valuation of many biotech companies we have in depth experience in setting up licensing  strategies and negotiating licensing contracts & share deals. Knowing the industry standards speeds up the process and makes it much more efficient to the benefit  of our clients. SciXess’ contribution: CIP-presentation together with our client at selected transaction partners; Selection & prioritization of the best candidates; Initiate deal term discussions. Performing the complete due-diligence process including onsite data room visits (technical-, financial-, IP due diligence etc. as required). Follow-up meetings together with our client company and the best finalist candidates to negotiate the deal terms in detail. Meet or exceed the expectations and needs of our client company. Preparation of the formal documents together with legal advisors from our client company or renowned and experienced legal advisors from SciXess®. Successful closing of one or more deal(s) between our client company and one or more of the potential transaction partners. If requested, SciXess® will also accompany you after the closing of the contracts and support you in putting the deal terms into practice. SciXess’s contribution: Follow up meetings with our client company and strategic and operative implementation of the stipulations. You can benefit from our extensive experience also before and after entering into the licensing process. Before starting the licensing process we will work out a professional patent strategy that fits best to your financial and commercial needs and after the closing of the deal we will support you in implementing the stipulations of the agreement in your company. We forge alliances that work! Since more than 10 years. Consulting Licensing Rating © sciXess® 2002-2012 Legal Note