Licensing & Technology Transfer


Our commercial transactions and advice team is widely recognised for its expertise in IP issues, including commercialisation of patentable inventions and licensing.

The Commercial Transactions and Advice team helps clients to optimise the management of their IP portfolios, manage risks and to extract maximum commercial returns from their R&D investment through strategically structured licensing, R&D collaboration and other commercial transactions.

A core area of practice for our Commercial Transactions and Advice team, is assisting with the preparation of general commercial agreements and advice relating to IP including: in-licensing, out-licensing, intellectual property assignment, deeds of assignment, collaboration agreements, research agreements; consulting agreements; distribution arrangements; and other general commercial contracts.

Our commercial experience and expertise extends beyond legal analysis and contract drafting. Our Principals and professional staff all have in-house business management or IP management experience, gained either in large corporations or publicly funded research organisations. We pride ourselves on providing practical, commercially relevant and useful advice based on a shared understanding of our clients’ commercial goals and needs.

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