Our technology transactions lawyers have extensive experience counseling users and suppliers of technology on a broad range of licensing and commercial transactions matters. Our services include reviewing and analyzing potential and pre-existing licensing opportunities; structuring, negotiating and drafting license and technology transfer agreements; representing licensees in acquiring new licenses and technology; assisting vendor clients with EULAs, SaaS terms of service, procurement agreements, and other commercial contracts; conducting due diligence; structuring, negotiating and drafting technology development agreements; and advising on joint ventures and strategic alliances. We work in a wide variety of technologies and industries, including computer and semiconductor technology, internet and e-commerce, pharmaceuticals and medical devices, biotechnology, artificial intelligence, blockchain and cryptocurrency, and media and entertainment.
Our experience includes licensing, technology transfers and other commercial transactions with respect to all types of intellectual property including patents, know-how, copyrights, trade secrets and trademarks. We are familiar with and proficient in dealing with complicated and sophisticated licensing issues and techniques, including royalty stacking provisions, combination product issues, antitrust issues and patent misuse issues.
We represent clients ranging from entrepreneurs, startups and emerging growth companies to large multinational corporations in a wide variety of financing and joint venture transactions in which intellectual property assets are particularly significant. Our lawyers regularly advise clients on intellectual property matters in forming new companies, joint ventures and partnerships, and mergers and acquisitions. We handle complex venture capital and other financing arrangements, as well as securities offerings involving intellectual property rights in conjunction with our corporate, securities and financial services groups. We also negotiate and draft agreements involving the sale of goods and services whose manufacture, distribution, marketing and sale is protected by intellectual property law.
Why choose us:
- Worldwide reach allows us to provide efficient cross-border support in delivering complicated multijurisdictional transactions and advising on a range of issues related to such transactions, including sales of goods, import/export, tax, privacy and data security, and employment issues.
- Expertise extends beyond the purely contractual aspects of commercial arrangements to regulatory concerns and working knowledge of best practices across a broad range of industries.