Hogan Lovells advises PTC on the acquisition of RE’FLEKT IP

Led by Munich partner Nikolas Zirngibl, international law firm Hogan Lovells has advised US technology company PTC, Inc. on negotiating an agreement for the acquisition of intellectual property and trademarks of the German augmented reality (AR) start-up RE’FLEKT.

In the context of the transaction, the RE’FLEKT founders and selected individual team members will join PTC's augmented reality business unit Vuforia.

Founded in Munich in 2012, RE’FLEKT is a leading provider of enterprise AR software and remote workplace solutions. The agreement will serve to expand PTC's technical expertise in augmented reality and its go-to-market organization in the European market.

Hogan Lovells provided legal advice to PTC on all aspects of the negotiations and subsequent agreement.

Hogan Lovells team for PTC

Dr. Nikolas Zirngibl (Partner), Andreas Thun (Counsel), Thiemo Woertge, Isabella Kling (Senior Associates), Dominik Lang (Associate) (all Corporate M&A, Munich);

Dr. Falk Loose (Counsel, Tax, Munich);

Dr. Markus Huber (Senior Associate, Business Restructuring, Munich);

Dr. Christoph Wünschmann (Partner, Antitrust, Munich);

Dr. Martin Pflüger (Partner), Dr. Marion Fischer (Counsel), Ewgeni Polozov (Associate) (alle Intellectual Property / Data Privacy, Munich);

Dr. Tim Joppich (Partner), Stefan Richter (Counsel), Dr. Justus Frank (Senior Associate) (all Employment, Dusseldorf);

Dr. Susann Brackmann (Counsel, Business Restructuring, Hamburg).

PTC Inhouse Team

Dr. Tobias Broda, LL.M., Senior Vice President, EMEA Counsel

Axel Heltzel, Director, EMEA Corporate Counsel

Michael Goldstein, Director, Associate Counsel Russia, Eastern, Central Europe and Benelux


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