Our attorneys have substantial experience with joint ventures and strategic alliance agreements, both domestic and cross-border. For instance, we have worked on joint ventures involving China, Germany, Italy, the U.K., France, Switzerland, Canada, Mexico, Norway, Sweden, the Netherlands, Denmark, and Brazil. Through the firm’s membership in the TELFA organization (www.telfa.law), we have the ability to rapidly mobilize local foreign counsel representation virtually anywhere in the world.
We help clients conceptualize, negotiate, implement and administer strategic alliances; sourcing agreements; and distribution agreements with suppliers, customers and competitors.
Across many technologies, industries and distribution channels, our experience ranges from the formation of joint venture entities with complex corporate governance issues to the development of strategic contractual arrangements designed to benefit multiple parties and attract investors and the preparation, negotiation and defense of intellectual property licensing agreements.
We advise clients concerning relevant federal, state and foreign laws and regulations, with a keen focus on achieving business objectives and protecting business operations and assets.
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