As part of our corporate and commercial practice, we provide mergers & acquisitions litigation services.

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

The proper handling of intellectual property and information technology assets during mergers and acquisitions is imperative for obtaining proper valuation and securing or valuable IP assets. We provide legal services necessary for mergers and acquisitions to happen effectively and also efficiently with the least amount of intrusion on business operations.

M&A Due Diligence

Due diligence required for successful mergers and acquisitions covers significant scrutiny and evaluation of all areas of business.  Our corporate lawyers have significant comprehensive business knowledge and acumen needed to successfully handle complex merger and acquisition deals.

Some of the legal services we offer in merger and acquisition transactions include attention to:

  • Evaluation of Business Profitability

  • Review of Intellectual Property (Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Trade Secrets)

  • Evaluation of IP Assets

  • Evaluation and Valuation of Business Assets/Equipment, IP Assets, Goodwill

  • Corporate Governance

  • Tax Consequences

  • Private Equity, Venture Capital

  • M&A Preparation and Letter of Intent (LOI)

  • Confidentiality Agreements

  • Antitrust Issues

  • Private, Public Company Issues

  • Stock and/or Asset Purchases

Our firm can assist you in strategic management of your business ventures, as well as provide extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions deals. We recognize growth opportunities and can assist in the buying, selling, dividing, and combining of different companies or entities to help the growth of your enterprise or company without the need for the creation of a new subsidiary or joint venture.

 Our firm’s transaction practice handles business consolidations and mergers, as well as acquisitions and divestitures of business and business assets, including intellectual property and information technology assets. We can manage the entirety of the transaction, or we can assist lead counsel as special intellectual property counsel to address your information technology transactions and assist you by conducting intellectual property due diligence, intellectual property and technology provision drafting and interpretation, as well as intellectual property asset evaluation and analysis.

IT Mergers and Acquisitions

Properly integrating new information technology can often be the most difficult component of the mergers or acquisitions process. When properly handled, these specialized mergers and acquisitions can present opportunities for profit. Our attorneys can help you maximize business potential in both large and small integrations. We help provide extensive due diligence and planning prior to the integration itself, paving the way for proper consolidations.

Intellectual Property Due Diligence

Our in-depth experience with patents, trademarks, copyrights, and other intellectual property rights gives us the ability to conduct thorough intellectual property due diligence reviews and valuations for both buy-side and sell-side transactions.

Additional Insights Regarding Mergers and Acquisitions

For more information on M&A legal issues, see our Legal Insights and Industry Solutions pages.