Key IP provides strategic advice on intellectual property, market positioning, company funding and investment. It also provides expert accounting, commercial and valuation advice to help resolve commercial disputes.
Key IP commercial deals have been cited in numerous bulletins. Contracts have included: “Research the market for suitable corporate partners interested in a joint venture, licensing or other deal to develop the product and IP.”
Key IP financial deals (£1m to £5m equity funding) generally involve AiM quoted (or well-advanced private) companies owning substantial software, patents or other valuable intellectual property. Key IP focuses on technology investments in special situations. Some quoted company placings have been publicised widely to the business community and investors through London Stock Exchange announcements. For example:
“RNS Number:5007S ... CEO of Earthport PLC commented ‘The completion of this round of funding with a range of US and UK investors, combined with recent US channel partners wins that we have announced, marks another positive milestone in Earthport's progress towards being recognised as the leading international Universal Payment Network’...The board would like to thank Key IP Ltd for their assistance in this successful investment round.”
Key IP has built up substantial goodwill in the field of intellectual property relating to funding, licensing & strategic advice, as well as significant experience involving expert accounting, commercial and financial advice on disputes in: the High Court, First Tier Tax Tribunal, Trade Marks Tribunal, Competition Appeal Tribunal and Commercial Court.
Kenny Shovell is the founder and Managing Director of Key IP, which has been based solely in London and traded mainly in the UK since July 2000.