Working hand-in-hand with the Mergers & Acquisitions / Corporate, Banking & Finance, Tax, and Competition / International Trade practice groups, our IP specialists advise, negotiate and draft agreements such as:
- Confidentiality agreement
- Research and development contract
- Exclusive or non-exclusive licence agreement
- Sale of intangible asset contract
- Transfer of know-how contract
- Coexistence agreement
- Joint building ownership agreement
- As well as all aspects of IP law on purchase contracts, joint ventures etc.
Gide also offers a comprehensive service for the filing of trademarks, designs, models and domain names, as well as for the management of intellectual property rights portfolios.
Alongside the Mergers & Acquisitions department, we act on all IP aspects in due diligence operations.
Alongside the Tax department, our teams regularly optimise the use of IP rights in international corporate groups.
Alongside the Banking & Finance department, our teams help implement complex financing operations concerning intangible assets. Our specialists have also contributed to implementing an innovative financing mechanism based on IP assets.
Alongside the Employment department, our teams set up a framework for the protection of innovations and creations completed within the context of labour relations.
One of the Paris-based partners in our Intellectual Property department, Arnaud Michel, is an active member and former chair of the Licensing Executive Society (LES) French section, Chair of the European Committee and vice-chair of LES International.