Practice

IP and Technology Transactions

The Hogan Lovells IP and technology transactions group understands the many ways IP can be commercialized for the benefit of your company. IP agreements need to comply with local laws, cover potential risks, and provide solutions to issues that may arise during the term of the contract. We make sure to cover everything you ...

Representative experience

Advising Novartis on the IP aspects of its landmark portfolio transformation transactions with GSK and Eli Lilly worth more than $23bn.

Advising Dell, Inc. on the US$3.055bn sale of its IT services division to NTT Data.

Advising IBM on the US$2.3bn sale of its x86 server business to Lenovo.

Advising Daimler AG and consortium partners Audi AG, BMW Group, in the acquisition of HERE, the digital mapping business held by Nokia.

Advising Ford Motor Company on its sale of Volvo Cars to Zhejiang Geely for US$1.8bn, including the negotiation of patent and software cross-licensing arrangements.

Representing the University of Wyoming in IP matters relating to a joint venture with General Electric (GE) for the development of a coal gasification research facility.

Advising Regal Entertainment Group on the development and licensing of software and related technology rights in connection with the IPO of a client affiliate.

Representation of Daiichi Sankyo in its co-commercialization agreement with AstraZeneca relating to MOVANTIK in the United States.

Representing a clean tech start-up on IP license and materials procurement agreements with European and South African vendors.

Assisting MoxieEnergy in connection with its agreement for the purchase of various power generation equipment and related services from Siemens, including the licensing of IP.

Hogan Lovells Publications

Monetizing IP in your M&A transactions: Hong Kong-Shanghai-Beijing seminars LimeGreen IP News

Our international tax, corporate and intellectual property partners will hold seminars in Hong Kong (3 Sept.), Shanghai (4 Sept.) and Beijing (5 Sept.), with lively discussion on the...

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Sponsorships and Speaking Engagements

GCR Live 2nd Annual IP & Antitrust California

Logan Breed moderated the discussion on "Emerging antitrust issues in high tech" at the upcoming GCR Live 2nd Annual IP & Antitrust California in Berkeley, California.

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Hogan Lovells IP on the team in SABIC's joint venture with ExxonMobil LimeGreen IP News

As members of a cross-office, cross-practice team, Jeff Whittle, Taylor Evans and Polly Sims advised global diversified chemicals manufacturer SABIC on the IP aspects of its recently...

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China issues new rules tightening up overseas transfers of intellectual property rights ("IPR").

On 29 March 2018, the Chinese State Council released the External Transfer of Intellectual Property Rights Measures (for trial implementation) (the "IPR Overseas Transfer Measures")...

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Global IP outlook 2018

2017 was a year of widespread political, technological, and legal changes; leading to lack of certainty and creating both challenges and opportunities for businesses in 2018 and beyond.

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