Technological innovations have had a significant impact on every industry and also dramatically improved the lives of people across the world. At the same time, these advances have ushered in a more competitive, dynamic and interdependent marketplace. Today, achieving success is often a matter of maximizing the value of intellectual property assets by engaging in an array of business arrangements.
Athena Law Group’s technology transactions practice group is dedicated to helping you achieve your business objectives. We provide comprehensive legal and business advisory services to a wide range of clients across multiple industries, including:
- Alternative Energy
- Big Data
- Computer Hardware
- Financial Services
- Healthcare and Life Sciences
- Media and Entertainment
Our highly skilled, knowledgeable and creative attorneys are well versed in transactions related to creating, acquiring, utilizing and commercially exploiting intellectual property assets. In particular, we provide insight and guidance to clients on an array of technology transactions, including:
- Inbound software and outbound technology licenses
- SaaS agreements
- Support and maintenance agreements
- Value-added reseller (VAR), distribution and OEM agreements
- Patent licenses
- Procurement agreements
- Confidentiality agreements
- Development agreements
- Privacy policies
- Open source licenses
- Manufacturing and supply agreements
- Content agreements
- Data agreements
- University licenses
We also routinely provide advice and counsel regarding strategic alliances, joint ventures, and mergers and acquisitions. Our highly skilled attorneys negotiate and prepare transaction documents, help our clients manage business relationships and resolve disputes that may arise, with a preference for negotiated settlements.
Because technology transactions depend on the proper valuation of intellectual property assets, we routinely conduct IP analyses to assess the risks associated with any transaction and devise strategies to mitigate these risks or avoid them entirely.
In addition, we understand that that these transactions encompass a broad range of disciplines. With this in mind, our attorneys leverage their vast experience to handle related matters such as privacy and data protection (HIPAA), antitrust, IP rights, corporate governance, finance, tax and employment law.
We also provide strategic counseling services to our clients on an ongoing basis regarding licensing, distribution, and commercialization strategies, trade secret counseling and programs, information security, and analysis of the market acceptability of template provisions and forms.
Dedicated Technology Transaction Advocates
At Athena Law Group, we are dedicated to understanding your business objectives and the unique challenges that face your business. Our technology transaction attorneys intuitively understand the complex ecosystem in which you operate and know you demand experience and efficiency. We provide sophisticated, cost effective solutions and are committed to helping you maximize the impact of your IP assets in the marketplace. Our mission is to exceed your expectations by seamlessly completing your transactions and putting your business goals first.