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Intellectual Property

IP rights are often our clients’ most valuable assets.  We provide advice and counseling to our clients about licensing deals, the purchase and sale of IP, and the enforcement and registration of IP rights.  We also serve as advocates on behalf of our clients in IP-related disputes.

Software and IT Services

Intellectual Property

We bring a deep understanding of our clients’ operations to provide advice and counseling in connection with the licensing of the software and hardware they need to run their businesses.  As an increasing number of enterprises move their IT to hosted, outsourced and other “cloud” environments, we also negotiate and structure the complex service agreements with vendors to implement those arrangements.

 

Experience

Our lawyers represent clients as purchasers as well as software vendors and IT service providers to negotiate and document the following kinds of transactions:

  • License agreements;
  • Implementation and testing agreements;
  • Support and maintenance agreements;
  • Hosted service agreements;
  • IT outsourcing and application service provider (ASP) agreements; and
  • Co-location agreements.

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Intellectual Property

IP rights are often our clients’ most valuable assets.  We provide advice and counseling to our clients about licensing deals, the purchase and sale of IP, and the enforcement and registration of IP rights.  We also serve as advocates on behalf of our clients in IP-related disputes.