Joint Ventures and Collaborations

Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf’s lawyers have substantial experience in joint development and other transactions in a variety of sectors involving technology, including software, semiconductors, the Internet, life sciences and media. These arrangements often include cross-licensing, co-development and co-marketing, as well as branding and intellectual property ownership aspects. The joint venture may consist of an agreement or a separate entity. Our teams include transactional, patent, tax and antitrust lawyers who are also versed in the relevant industries and technologies.

Representative Clients

  • Applied Materials
  • Illumina
  • Novartis
  • Qualcomm
  • Yahoo!

Representative Matters

  • Represented Novartis in licensing of best-in-class siRNA technology, including co-development arrangements for providing machine-to-machine (MTM) Communications Solutions
  • Represented Qualcomm in a joint venture with Verizon Wireless called nPhase
  • Represented eBay in negotiating a joint venture agreement with Young Bae Ku, the founder of leading Korean e-commerce company Gmarket
  • Represented a leading social network gaming company in a joint venture to launch its games in Japan