Morrison & Foerster has a premier global Technology Transactions Group with specialist lawyers located in our 16 offices. In Europe, our technology transactions lawyers have extensive experience in all aspects of technology, media and telecommunications transactions and related matters, including strategic alliances, partnering and joint ventures between technology based companies, technology transfers, software and content licensing and services, systems and software development, integration and procurement, distribution and agency arrangements, e-commerce and new media, telecommunications, data protection and data security compliance, intellectual property rights and exploitation, competition law and associated regulatory issues.
Our Technology Transactions Group also includes:
- a specialist Global Sourcing Group that advises clients on all aspects of sourcing, outsourcing and offshoring of IT, technology and business processes;
- a Global Communications and Media Group, focusing on telecommunications and mass media transactional, regulatory and competition matters; and
- a dedicated Life Sciences Group that advises clients in the Life Sciences sector on strategic partnering arrangements, licensing transactions and other technology acquisitions and disposals.
Our Technology Transactions Group works with our Corporate Department on all aspects of corporate finance and M&A work in the technology sector.
We advise clients who are buying, selling, licensing, using or exploiting technology. Clients of the European practice include: A&E Networks, Altera, Amadeus, Ask Jeeves, BEA Systems, British Technology Group, Cable & Wireless, CBS Marketwatch, Citigroup, Creative, Commission Junction, FLAG Telecom, Fish4, Fujitsu, General Electric, Glowpoint, Human Rights Watch, Informatica, HM Revenue & Customs, iVillage, Korn/Ferry, National Policing Improvement Agency, NTT DoCoMo, Pixology, Qwest, Research in Motion, Ricoh, Royal & Sun Alliance, Sterling Commerce, Stentor, SunGard, Technicolor, Tiscali, Turner Broadcasting, Verint, and Verio.
For more information on our Technology Transactions practice, please follow the links below:
- E-Commerce and New Media
- Software and Services
- Systems, Hardware and Devices