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Conducting an intellectual property due diligence is an essential component in the acquisition, investment in and/or valuation of technology companies.
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In the last four years, several companies with antiviral drug programs, including Alios BioPharma, Idenix, Inhibitex, InterMune and Pharmasset, have been acquired by large pharmaceutical companies (‘‘big pharma’’). One of the...more
In a press release issued March 18, 2015, Heraeus Medical Components, a global business unit of Heraeus Holding GmbH, announced that it will acquire NeoMetrics, Inc. According to the press release, Heraeus Medical Components...more
As collateral for a loan, lenders are accustomed to obtaining a security interest in the property of the borrower. Such property usually includes tangible assets of the borrower such as real estate, machinery and other...more
This Guide provides non-Canadians with an introduction to the laws and regulations that affect the conduct of business in Canada and, in particular, in the province of Ontario. In some cases, this Guide also identifies issues...more
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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued final rules under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR Act) relating to the transfer of exclusive patent rights in the pharmaceutical industry. These new...more
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United States antitrust laws seek to encourage free and open competition by preventing exclusionary conduct that threatens the competitive process. Intellectual property rights (IPR) laws, by contrast, are designed to...more
Richard Hsu, a technology transactions and intellectual property partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Shearman & Sterling, discusses how to handle various buckets of IP in a typical assest style carve out M&A deal. ...more
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