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In today’s economic climate, mergers and acquisitions are rarer than they once were, and a deal can falter if the target company has not properly dealt with its intellectual property assets. But for companies with the right offering and the right IP, the opportunities still exist. Just ask the founders of 2-year-old Instagram, which was recently acquired by Facebook for $1 billion (pending Federal Trade Commission approval).

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