Technology Transactions

Technology Transactions

Fried Frank's Technology Transactions Group assists companies worldwide in acquiring, commercializing, using and protecting intellectual property and technology assets and services.  We combine a commitment to focused, efficient client service with a sophisticated corporate transactions practice and substantive intellectual property and information technology expertise.

Our seasoned Technology Transactions attorneys are uniquely positioned to evaluate the risks and opportunities presented by technology-focused business arrangements and handle a broad range of transactional matters that require a firm grasp of IP, IT and commercial law.  We have extensive experience structuring and negotiating all types of domestic and cross-border IP and technology-focused commercial agreements, including licensing, services and outsourcing arrangements, as well as the IP/IT aspects of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and other complex corporate transactions.

Our Technology Transactions Group also supports companies in the development, management and assessment of intellectual property and technology assets and services, providing strategic advice that maximizes our clients' competitive advantage and return on investment.

We regularly advise on IP and technology matters in collaboration with lawyers from Fried Frank's top-tier corporate, competition, tax, litigation and restructuring practices to provide seamless, 360-degree representation to many of today's leading multinational companies.

Our Technology Transactions expertise includes:

  • IP and technology-focused commercial agreements, including:
    • licensing and outsourcing agreements
    • technology transfer agreements
    • consulting and development agreements
    • manufacturing, supply and distribution agreements
    • sponsorship, marketing and promotional agreements

  • Patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret counseling
  • IP audits
  • Trademark and copyright portfolio development and management
  • M&A, joint ventures, securitizations, credit arrangements and other complex corporate transactions
  • Cross-border counseling
  • Settlement and co-existence agreements resolving intellectual property disputes
  • Non-disclosure arrangements
  • Government contracts and subcontracts
  • Data protection and privacy
  • Internet and website counseling
  • Social media / digital media