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Intellectual Property

The world’s most dynamic companies and private equity firms turn to us for mission-critical advice on intellectual property, technology, data, privacy and cybersecurity matters in their most important national and international transactions. 

We lead these negotiations in mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, restructurings, initial public offerings and secondary debt and equity offerings, licenses and standalone transactions across all industries, including software and technology, media and entertainment, financial services and fintech, information services and analytics, apparel, retail and consumer products, life sciences, online, mobile and social media and non-profits.

Our substantive expertise, combined with decades of deal experience, allows us to think commercially to achieve successful results for clients in a fast-paced deal environment. We are creative drafters and respected negotiators who are known for getting complex transactions done well.

“[Simpson Thacher’s] ‘very strong’ IP transactions group regularly partners on the firm’s high-profile corporate, M&A and capital markets transactions.”
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Practice of the Year
Our technology team was named a Practice Group of the Year by Law360 (2016, 2019-2020)
Top-Ranked Attorneys
Lori Lesser has been ranked Band 1 by Chambers USA (NY) in Technology (2017-2022) and a Leading Lawyer in Technology: Transactions by The Legal 500 US (2015-2022)

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