Practice

IP and Technology Transactions

The Hogan Lovells IP and technology transactions group understands the many ways IP can be commercialized for the benefit of your company. IP agreements need to comply with local laws, cover potential risks, and provide solutions to issues that may arise during the term of the contract. We make sure to cover everything you ...

Representative experience

Advising Novartis on the IP aspects of its landmark portfolio transformation transactions with GSK and Eli Lilly worth more than $23bn.

Advising Dell, Inc. on the US$3.055bn sale of its IT services division to NTT Data.

Advising IBM on the US$2.3bn sale of its x86 server business to Lenovo.

Advising Daimler AG and consortium partners Audi AG, BMW Group, in the acquisition of HERE, the digital mapping business held by Nokia.

Advising Ford Motor Company on its sale of Volvo Cars to Zhejiang Geely for US$1.8bn, including the negotiation of patent and software cross-licensing arrangements.

Representing the University of Wyoming in IP matters relating to a joint venture with General Electric (GE) for the development of a coal gasification research facility.

Advising Regal Entertainment Group on the development and licensing of software and related technology rights in connection with the IPO of a client affiliate.

Representation of Daiichi Sankyo in its co-commercialization agreement with AstraZeneca relating to MOVANTIK in the United States.

Representing a clean tech start-up on IP license and materials procurement agreements with European and South African vendors.

Assisting MoxieEnergy in connection with its agreement for the purchase of various power generation equipment and related services from Siemens, including the licensing of IP.

Hogan Lovells Publications

China issues new rules tightening up overseas transfers of intellectual property rights ("IPR").

On 29 March 2018, the Chinese State Council released the External Transfer of Intellectual Property Rights Measures (for trial implementation) (the "IPR Overseas Transfer Measures")...

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Hogan Lovells Publications

Artificial Intelligence and your business: A guide for navigating the legal, policy, commercial, and strategic challenges ahead

Virtually all industries are being reshaped with the use of Artificial Intelligence and advanced machine-learning.

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Global IP outlook 2018

2017 was a year of widespread political, technological, and legal changes; leading to lack of certainty and creating both challenges and opportunities for businesses in 2018 and beyond.

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Publications

China issues its second Draft E-Commerce Law

On 7 November 2017, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress ("NPC") published the second draft of the E-commerce Law (电子商务法(草案二次审议稿), "Draft").  The goal of the...

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Events

Annual Brands Seminar - Combating IP Crime

IP crime is estimated to be worth USD 461 billion annually worldwide (OECD/EUIPO): for some businesses this means substantial loss of revenue. What practical steps can you take to tackle IP ...

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Press Releases

Hogan Lovells advises Ambu AS on the acquisition of invendo medical GmbH

Led by its German Corporate Practicegroup Head Lutz Angerer, Hogan Lovells has advised the listed Danish company Ambu A/S on the acquisition of invendo medical GmbH by way of a share deal....

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