Strategic Technology Transactions and Licensing

Licensing and other technology transactions represent a critical component of any comprehensive monetization program relating to a company’s intellectual property rights. These transactions generate significant economic value, leading to strategic growth and other competitive advantages when effectively structured and executed.

Goodwin has extensive experience in guiding and counseling companies at all stages of growth by evaluating, structuring, drafting and negotiating licenses, collaborations, customer agreements and other technology transactions across a variety of technology in both the U.S. and foreign jurisdictions. Our work covers a wide range of transactional and strategic contexts arising in the business, university, government and not-for-profit sectors:

  • Technology license agreements
  • Joint venture, strategic alliance and collaboration agreements
  • Settlement and license agreements related to complex technology disputes
  • Research and development agreements
  • Royalty agreements
  • Product and equipment sales
  • Distribution, manufacturing and supply agreements
  • Traditional and “value-added” reseller agreements
  • Hardware and software system purchase agreements
  • Software license and subscription agreements
  • Application service provider and infrastructure as service agreements
  • Technology escrow agreements
  • Open Source Software
  • SaaS
  • Privacy policies and related privacy counseling
  • Complex patent licenses

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Stephen G. Charkoudian

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