Intellectual property (IP) licensing issues are critical to the success of business activities of almost every company, regardless of size or industry. Whether a company is licensing rights to others or negotiating for a grant of rights from others, Morgan Lewis assists clients to address the myriad of issues involved in the sophisticated licensing agreements common in today’s global economy. From drafting software or technology licenses to negotiating agreements that address the exploitation of worldwide brands, our attorneys provide clients substantive expertise in patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and technology to help meet a client’s immediate business objectives and to anticipate broader enforcement and related issues.
Our lawyers regularly:
- Negotiate and draft complex agreements to obtain, protect, commercialize, and license technology and computer-related IP rights.
- Negotiate and draft complex copyright development, transfer, and licensing agreements.
- Draft online and electronic commerce contracts, disclaimers, legends, and privacy policies.
- Draft and negotiate computer software and hardware licenses and transfers.