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.

Lightning fast IP reform in China: Trademark Law and Anti-Unfair Competition Law amended

On 23 April 2019, both China's Trademark Law (TML) and its Anti-Unfair Competition Law (AUCL) were amended. The amendments to the TML are aimed at curbing bad faith trademarks and...

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Hogan Lovells Publications

Hong Kong and Australia agree investor-state dispute resolution in new FTA

Hong Kong and Australia have signed a wide-ranging free trade agreement in a variety of areas, including trade in goods and services, government procurement, construction, communications,...

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Awards and Rankings

Hogan Lovells wins China Foreign Firm of the Year and Japan Foreign Firm of the Year by the Managing Intellectual Property Asia Awards 2019

On 20 March 2019, at the Managing Intellectual Property Asia Awards 2019 ceremony held in Hong Kong, Hogan Lovells received two awards:  China Foreign Firm of the Year   J...

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Press Releases

Hogan Lovells advises Osiris in US$660 million acquisition by Smith & Nephew

Washington, D.C., 13 March 2019 – International law firm Hogan Lovells has advised Osiris Therapeutics, Inc., (NASDAQ: OSIR), a developer of regenerative medicine products, in an...

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