Mathys & Squire have acquired, through one of our subsidiaries, intellectual property strategy and valuation specialists, Coller IP. Coller IP is a specialist in strategic, commercial intellectual property management and valuation.
Coller IP, based in Oxford, has been accredited as a leading expert in IP strategy and valuation. Recognising the critical importance of intellectual property as a business asset, the firm offers both valuation and evaluation of IP at all levels from initial assessment through to full due diligence.
Ilya Kazi, partner at Mathys & Squire commented: “Coller IP provides an exciting opportunity for the Mathys & Squire Group on several different levels. The leadership team here has been looking to develop its IP strategy and valuation service line for a number of years and the opportunity arose for us to acquire Coller IP which sits nicely into our continuing strategy of growing Mathys & Squire’s capabilities, as well as giving us a further base from which to service our UK clients.”
Commenting on this news, Coller IP Managing Director and IAM accredited, Alex Tame added: “The team at Coller IP are delighted with this acquisition. This now allows us to scale up our proposition for clients in the UK and internationally, specifically in the Asian markets. We are really looking forward to working with Mathys & Squire and know that our IP strategy and valuation services are the ideal fit alongside Mathys & Squire’s patent and trademark offering.”
The acquisition of Coller IP supports our ambitious growth plans in both the UK and internationally, bringing our office total locations to eight including, London, Manchester, Cambridge, York, Paris, Munich, Luxembourg and now Oxford.
We have always aimed to provide a truly complete IP service and are proud to be able to offer this added value to clients.