Effective Negotiation of IP Provisions in M&A Transactions: Avoiding Unresolved Issues

Broadcast Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2018 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am (ET)
intellectual property law concept
Karen Durell, D.C.L. (Ph.D.)
Darren Olivier


About Miller Thomson LLP

With close to 550 lawyers in 12 offices across Canada, Miller Thomson has the widest geographic coverage of any law firm in the country.  Its clients include governments and government agencies, municipalities, universities, hospitals, commercialization organizations, corporations, financial institutions, entrepreneurs, small businesses, and not-for-profit organizations. The firm also works regularly with in-house counsel and external counsel worldwide to facilitate local, inter-provincial, cross-border and multinational transactions, as well as other business and litigation needs.  Miller Thomson has one of the largest dedicated Intellectual Property (IP) practices in Canada. Its IP lawyers, patent agents and trademark agents have extensive experience assisting businesses of all sizes with all aspects of IP, including brand and portfolio management, trademark clearance and prosecution, patent drafting and prosecution, technology commercialization, IP litigation, marketing and advertising law, copyright and advice with respect to corporate IP strategies.

Website: http://millerthomson.com

About Adams & Adams

Adams & Adams is an internationally recognised and leading African law firm that specialises in providing intellectual property and commercial services.

With primary office locations in South Africa and branches and associate offices in a number of African countries, our firm’s leadership position is reflected in the groundbreaking work we do, the valuable client relationships we have and the quality of our professionals.

Our more than 100 years of experience has given us a deep understanding of the legal environment within which we operate and of our clients’ needs. We believe in partner accessibility, and our clients are assured of excellent, practical advice and representation. We build and value relationships that withstand the test of time.    

We have more than 200 professionals specialise in various legal and technical disciplines in intellectual property law, commercial and property law, and litigation. We proudly represent many of the world’s largest corporations and organisations, as well as small to medium-sized companies, and our 70 partners are established pathfinders and thought leaders in their respective practice areas.

Our Intellectual Property law practices work with clients around the globe and across many industries to protect, enforce and commercialise their intellectual property including trade marks, patents, copyright and designs.

Likewise, the our general commercial legal services practices boast competent and powerful teams that are purposed to represent clients in expertise areas such as commercial litigation, property services, public procurement, banking and finance, mergers and acquisitions, tax, franchising, personal injury, arbitration and dispute resolution, and technology, among others.

Website: http://www.adamsadams.com/