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Intellectual Property Transactions


Intellectual Property TransactionsSVLG works with technology companies to protect and monetize their valuable intellectual property. Our clients span a wide variety of industries, including software, semiconductor, capital equipment, communications, cloud computing, networking, Internet of Things, robotics, artificial intelligence, natural resources, agriculture, manufacturing, and distribution. We also represent clients in the financial service industries whose businesses are facilitated by technology and impacted by its misuse.

Overview of Services
  • IP Transfer & Licensing – We have broad experience in drafting and negotiating technology transactions, transfers, and licensing agreements, both domestic and international. These include technology development, OEM, VAR, marketing and distribution agreements as well as related joint ventures.

  • Trademark & Copyright – We counsel on variety of trademark and copyright issues, including registration and assignment.

  • Trade Secret – We help clients develop and enforce confidentiality, non-disclosure, invention assignment and trade secret agreements and programs. We offer a unique perspective of understanding the role of administrative, physical, and technical information security controls in protecting trade secrets.

  • IP Litigation – Our Business Litigation Group has a solid record of prosecuting and defending all types of IP-related actions in federal and state court, often including infringement claims and related business torts, as well as matters involving the Uniform Trade Secret Act, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, and the Electronic Communications Privacy Act.