Providing one-stop coordination and single point of contact for clients seeking seamless assistance in transborder, multijurisdictional transactions. Experienced legal team with hands on knowledge of fast-moving tech industries and the requirements of shareholders and management of both start-up and established corporations.
Coordination: One-stop coordination and project management; single point of contact.
Network: Mobilization of transborder legal and technology network.
Experience: Collaboration with CEO’s, CFO’s, Directors, lead investors, engineers, scientists, and lawyers.
Project Management: Coordination of due diligence, transactions, and agreements in line with the overall strategy defined by client.
Fee Management: Management of fees for legal and professional team to align with client expectations.
Service Delivery: Focused, rigorous, efficient, pro-active, value driven.
Get deals done on time
Jurisdictions: US, France, UK, Switzerland, Ireland, Italy, Russia, and Mexico.
Languages: English, French, German, and Spanish.
Transactions Size: B2B or B2C with a size range between $1 million and $100 million.
Technology Industries: Electronics, semiconductor, robotics, automotive, solar, oil and gas, telecommunications, biotech, medtech, cleantech, commodities, food, consumer.
Contracts/Agreements: Technology transfer, supply, development, patent and trademark licensing, non-disclosure, IP and know-how transfers, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, distribution, agency, software development, outsourcing, insourcing, shareholder, employment, consulting, sponsorship, marketing, promotional, settlement agreements, and co-existence agreements regarding intellectual property disputes.
IP Counseling: Trademarks, patents, copyright, trade secret, including portfolio development and management; social media.
Transactions: Technology transfer, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, securities offerings, equity and debt, public and private.
Litigation: Strategic approach to transborder dispute resolution, advice on mediation, arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution mechanisms.
Strengths: Over 30 years international experience in the fields of corporate, IP and IT laws
Strategy: Using transborder/cross-border technology transactions as a strategic tool for reaching business objectives to maximize competitive advantage and return on investment.
Collaboration: Collaborating with business teams to facilitate the achievement of overall business objectives and management priorities.
Project Management: International reputation in transactional matters and strong project management skills.
Intellectual Property and Information Technology Expertise: Assisting companies in acquiring, commercializing, using and protecting intellectual property and technology assets and services as well as in dealing with third party patent claims including from non-practicing entities.
Technology Start-up and Young Companies: Company formation, both company and investor-side representation in private equity financing, securities compliance, general corporate governance matters, commercial contracts, technology licensing, mergers and acquisitions and other strategic transactions.
Company Policies: Supporting through training and drafting the preparation of corporate policies required to address increasing worldwide regulatory risks in the field of anti-trust, bribery, international trade, export controls, privacy, and conflict minerals.
International Network: Together with our office in New York and an international network developed over 30 years we are able to assist companies in many jurisdictions, including the U.S., Switzerland, France, Italy, UK, Ireland, and Russia by providing specialized assistance if required during the course of a transborder technology transaction.
Evaluate Risks: We help to evaluate legal risks and opportunities presented by technology-focused business arrangements.
Structure & Negotiation: We help to structure and negotiate all types of transborder technology transactions.
Templates: Preparation of standard templates for recurring commercial transactions and to address new issues in the law and new business areas.
Fast-paced: We are experienced with working in a fast-paced environment with savvy and demanding clients and maintaining high standards. We have exceptional analytical and communication skills and as part of a client’s team we provide practical advice in response to complex and rapidly changing conditions.
Best Practices: We seek to drive best practices in diverse legal areas such as regulatory compliance issues, alternative dispute resolution procedures, international commercial law, intellectual property, trade secret law, and contract law.