Overview

From academic in-licenses to complex multi-party collaborations, our Licensing and Strategic Alliances  legal practice has the in-depth experience in both intellectual property and commercial law to create value out of innovation.

As a top law firm with offices in Boston, New York, Paris and Washington D.C., Foley Hoag brings business acumen to the table and focused legal skills needed to negotiate both standard and complex transactions and regularly structure creative partnering arrangements for our clients that are unique to the business sectors in which our clients operate. Over 20 licensing and strategic alliance lawyers regularly work across industries as diverse as biotechnology, Internet and e-commerce, medical devices, software, and consumer brands.

The seamless integration of our leading Intellectual Property, Life Sciences and Technology legal practices enables us to provide clients with strategic and pragmatic advice on how best to structure license arrangements and enhance existing product and technology portfolios. Foley Hoag lawyers can counsel clients across numerous technologies on the entire range of licensing matters: research, development and commercialization; manufacturing and supply; co-development, marketing and distribution; technology escrow, end-user and ASP agreements; material transfer and other technology transfer arrangements.