Find Lawyers in Washington, District of Columbia for Technology Law
Chris Ford is the chair of Morrison & Foerster’s Global Sourcing Group. His practice focuses on advising customers on the full life cycle of their complex information technology and business process outsourcing transactions. Mr. Ford also advises clients on joint ventures and telecommunications and licensing transactions, as well as enterprise resource planning and other systems integration. Mr. Ford works closely with some of the leading global outsourcing consultancies and has a d...
Technology Law Definition
Practitioners ranked in this area have demonstrated expertise in both intellectual property and commercial law, as well as knowledge of industry best practices. Business acumen is also needed as technology attorneys frequently assist clients in establishing the core business terms of the deal in addition to advising on intellectual property rights allocation, licensing terms, warranties, indemnities, and the like. Technology attorneys often actively assist clients in creating new business models.
Key factors to consider in engaging an attorney for a technology transaction or consultation are background in the relevant industry segment, expertise with the type of intellectual property rights involved, familiarity with the implicated technologies and their evolution, and experience with party on the other side of the deal. A technology attorney can be expected to quickly develop an understanding what assets are most valuable to a client, what synergies the client expects to achieve through the deal, and a negotiation strategy that takes these into account.
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