Intellectual property rights are a considerable source of value and competitive advantage for most companies, but are some of the most complex and difficult rights to understand, characterize, and enforce. This is particularly the case with emerging technologies and media.
Allen Matkins assists emerging and established technology clients in licensing technology and other intellectual property in a wide range of industries worldwide. We work with clients at all stages of the development and commercialization.
We specialize in:
We prepare and negotiate a broad spectrum of agreements necessary to develop, transfer and license intellectual property, and commercialize, manufacture and distribute products, software and other technology that rely heavily on intellectual property assets. These agreements include:
- Nondisclosure agreements
- Joint venture/strategic alliance agreements
- Software development agreements
- Evaluation and beta test agreements
- Distribution agreements
- OEM agreements
- Manufacturing agreements
- Reseller agreements
- Software license agreements
- Software as a Service (SaaS) license agreements
- E-commerce agreements
- Technology license agreements
In addition to assisting clients with specific transactions, we also advise our clients regarding trademark and brand management and overarching intellectual property development and protection strategies.
Our clients include businesses from the following industries:
- Information technology
- Fashion and apparel
- Sports equipment
- Food products
- Energy drinks
- Medical devices