Stikeman Elliott
Intellectual Property

In today's economy, it is not uncommon for a major portion of a company's assets to consist of intellectual property. Income from the licensing of intellectual property assets, or other transactions involving such assets, can form a significant portion of the revenue of such companies. Stikeman Elliott's Intellectual Property Group regularly negotiates and drafts patent, trademark and copyright licensing agreements in a wide variety of industries from primary resource companies, to manufacturers, retailers, and the newest high technology and e-commerce businesses. The IP Group's depth of knowledge with respect to strategies and procedures for protecting intellectual property are also called upon when intellectual property assets form the core of any other business transactions, such as business development agreements, manufacturing agreements, supplier agreements, and other marketing agreements.

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Jonathan N. Auerbach

Justine M. Whitehead

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