IP Transactions and Licensing

Overview


As your key differentiator and driver of success, your intellectual property—including patents, proprietary technology, brands, media, data and trade secrets—is a critical component of any business transaction.

While your IP portfolio matures, building a strategy around when and how to potentially monetize your assets is important in mapping your IP lifecycle. Whether you consider the purchase, sale or sharing of IP, or seek a restructuring, merger or acquisition, spin-off or financing, it’s critical to have a team by your side that understands not only the legal considerations of the deal, but also the nuances of your industry, business and competition. Our team of lawyers will advocate relentlessly on your behalf through all stages of a transaction and during negotiations at the deal table.

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Results


  • Evaluated business development opportunities and structured IP ownership and use rights to facilitate a multi-billion dollar sale of key business lines between two major pharmaceutical companies
  • Led IP due diligence team advising a Fortune 50 company in a multi-billion dollar merger
  • Provided strategic counseling and portfolio evaluation in anticipation of litigation, strategic partnership and financing

People


A diverse, global network of industry-leading talent committed to you and your vision.

Key Contacts


Edward A. Gordon

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Nicole M. Jantzi

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Judy Mohr, PhD

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IP Transactions and Licensing

Insights & Events / Media

Chicago, IL / Speaking Engagements / August 30- September 1, 2020

On the Subject / February 10, 2020

Chicago, IL / Speaking Engagements / November 6, 2019

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