Technology & Innovation Law

Our extensive technology experience embraces many areas including software, hardware, eCommerce, industrial technology and autonomous vehicles. Our comprehensive services offering assists clients with technology matters and transactions in the following substantive areas:


- Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

- Corporate Governance & Compliance, including internal investigations

Intellectual Property:

- Technology Transactions 

- Intellectual Property (IP) Litigation 

- Patent prosecution and defense


- Government Regulations 

- Financial Regulations 

- Telecommunications 

Healthcare & Life Sciences


- Employee Benefits 

- Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (ERISA)

Commercial & Securities Litigation


We assist clients in leveraging their intellectual property to optimize company value. With the Intellectual Property and Business Law & Commercial Transactions Groups, we provide our clients with unique value by being able to assist with numerous intellectual property and business issues involved in licensing and technology transactions.

We have deep experience in the following industries: pharmaceuticals; medical devices; life sciences; healthcare; information technology, retail and e-commerce; telecommunications and professional services. We assist our clients at all stages of their development and help them enter into strategic alliances with other companies and sell their intellectual property and technology assets.

We counsel clients on the negotiation and preparation of licensing transactions integral to their business growth. Relying on their extensive experience in these types of transactions and practical acumen, our attorneys help clients establish key business terms in intellectual property and technology-related agreements. We are experienced at both negotiating and drafting contracts as well as resolving disputes that arise under them whether our own or created by others. Our attorneys place a premium on efficiency when getting the deal done the right way as well as on cost savings for our clients.

In the corporate sphere, our Technology attorneys assist clients with:

Joint ventures and strategic alliances

Co-development agreements

Patent licensing and all matters before the Patent & Trademark Office

Third-party contracts

Manufacturing and supply chain agreements

Distribution and outsourcing agreements

Nondisclosure and non-compete agreements

In addition to transactional matters, our Technology attorneys assist with due diligence and strategic planning, often around identifying and evaluating clients’ existing intellectual property; developing and protecting clients' intellectual property and advising on opportunities for growth; acquiring and selling intellectual property and assisting with intellectual property audits.

Technology & Innovation Law


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