“We help support our clients’ goals of commercializing their intellectual property and technology and maximizing their return on their investment while advising on and limiting liability that may arise in such endeavors.”
Our lawyers assist clients in a wide variety of technology based-industries, including semi-conductors, information technology, cloud and “software as a service” computing, software development, and web design and hosting. Each industry presents its own unique challenges, and our lawyers have significant experience in developing uniquely tailored solutions customized to each individual client’s circumstances, based on the particular issues that may arise out of the unique transactions and business relationships, and always with the goal of giving our clients a competitive advantage which preserves the value of their businesses.
The lawyers in our Technology Transactions practice have practical experience on both sides of the negotiating table, and have represented licensors and licensees, buyers and sellers, and service providers and customers. Utilizing our in-depth knowledge of the multiple areas of law that affect the transaction, and always monitoring recent changes and developments, we meticulously analyze every transaction component. We help support our client’s goals of commercializing their intellectual property and technology and maximizing their return on their investment while advising on and limiting liability that may arise in such endeavors.
We have also created documentation for our licensing and service clients to use when engaging customers. Hochheiser & Akmal also advises clients on protecting their ownership interests in intellectual property created by employees and independent contractors.
With many custom developed tools and solutions at our fingertips (including utilizing web-based terms and portals), we effectively create practical and customer friendly solutions that meet our clients’ objectives. Key technology transactions that our Technology Transactions lawyers are experienced in include:
- Software development and licensing agreements
- Strategic alliances and joint ventures
- Software as a service (SaaS) and other cloud service agreements
- Joint marketing agreements
- Co-development arrangements
- Manufacturing and supply agreements (including value added reselling (VAR) and original equipment manufacturing (OEM))
- Technology transfer licenses
- Maintenance and support agreements
- Non-disclosure agreements and employee invention assignments