HFN’s Licensing department brings together lawyers who possess backgrounds in Hi-Tech, Life Sciences and IP licensing and who specialise in protecting, exploiting and maximising the full value of clients’ intellectual property assets.
The department’s lawyers are renowned for providing boutique licensing services while utilising the vast resources of a full-service law firm.
The Licensing department’s lawyers have a thorough understanding of the dynamics of deal-making and are familiar with the issues arising in the entire spectrum of licensing transactions, making them well-equipped to counsel clients on “best practices” and industry standards.
The department’s scope of work includes drafting and negotiating agreements for research and development, licensing, manufacturing, distribution, sale, branding, marketing, consulting and other forms of commercial exploitation of intellectual property, generating revenue and establishing strategic partnerships.
Covering a wide range of industries, the Licensing department’s clients include local and international software, semiconductor, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical devices, multi-media, entertainment, content companies and other Hi-Tech companies.
The Licensing department is led by two highly experienced lawyers, Maya Racine-Netser and Karen Elburg, supported by a team of associates.