Intellectual Property and Technology Transactions

Our clients look to our Intellectual Property and Technology Transactions group for our strategic and commercial approach to intellectual property, technology, data privacy and cybersecurity matters in corporate and commercial transactions. Our lawyers have deep experience advising on a variety of corporate matters, including M&A, private equity, finance, capital markets, and restructuring, with particular expertise in structuring complex business carve-outs. Our team also has extensive experience in standalone transactions for the development, licensing, and commercial exploitation of intellectual property and technology.

Debevoise’s Intellectual Property and Technology Transactions lawyers are recognized for industry expertise and practical insights on intellectual property and technology transactions across a range of industries, including consumer products, financial services, healthcare and life sciences, media and telecommunications, and software and technology. Our teams work closely with our clients to help achieve our client’s objectives at all stages of transactions, from structuring and negotiation of deal documentation and commercial considerations through the practical steps of implementation and integration.

Our Intellectual Property and Technology Transactions lawyers collaborate with Debevoise’s Data Strategy & Security group to ensure that we are providing the firm’s clients with strategic advice on data privacy and cybersecurity issues arising in due diligence, preparing privacy policies, and drafting and negotiating data licenses and data protection provisions in commercial contracts.