Historically, the most valuable assets of virtually all businesses were buildings and equipment. In today’s high-tech global economy, that has changed. Now, the intangible assets are often exponentially more valuable than the tangible assets. Attorneys in our Data & Intellectual Assets Group understand how that change impacts businesses. We are experienced in protecting assets of virtually every kind, including:

  • Patents, trademarks, trade dress and copyrights
  • Trade secrets, processes and know-how
  • Domain names, software licenses, SaaS and development
  • Hardware sales, leases, manufacturing and design

We are also adept at a wide variety of transactional issues related to technology, from drafting contracts and policies to managing the financial aspects of technology. These include:

  • Content distribution arrangements for new media and video games
  • Website disclaimers, terms of use, privacy policies, cybersquatting, file sharing, net neutrality and false advertising
  • Technology transfer and commercialization
  • Securitization of intellectual property
  • Taxation of intellectual property and technology assets
  • Depreciation and amortization rules


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