Selected 2002 Licensing and Technology Transactions

Selected 2002 Licensing and Technology Transactions

Publications

In 2002, we handled hundreds of licensing, product development, distribution, joint venture, strategic alliance, collaboration and similar agreements for clients. The following are selected highlights from our 2002 transactions:

  • Airvana — Joint development and distribution agreements with major telecommunications infrastructure provider
  • American Superconductor — Distribution by Bridex Technologies of power quality and reliability solutions in the Asia-Pacific market
  • Analog Devices — Product development, supply, OEM, license and outsourcing agreements
  • Ardais — License of bioinformatics tools to Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • ASML — Industry consortia for development of next-generation lithography equipment
  • Aspect Medical Systems — Strategic alliance with Boston Scientific for the development and distribution of sedation management technology
  • BOSE — Acquisition of Chinese distribution network
  • ccbn.com — Co-marketing agreements for investor relations services and public company financial information
  • CERA — Technology and service agreements in the global energy sector
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation — IT outsourcing agreements with major financial service providers
  • deNovis — Strategic alliance with IBM to offer healthcare claims processing technology to Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield and others
  • EMC2 — Outsourcing agreement with Accenture to provide open, platform-independent storage consulting services
  • Endeca — License of information delivery software to Barnes & Noble.com for book browsing engine
  • Eyetech Pharmaceuticals — Collaboration with Pfizer to develop and commercialize ophthalmic products for the treatment of blindness
  • Flexplay — Manufacturing, marketing and licensing relationships for next-generation DVD technology
  • Genaissance Pharmaceuticals — Collaboration agreement to apply pharmacogenomics technology to Biogen drugs in development
  • GenPath — Licenses for breeding and use of transgenic mice
  • GoAmerica Wireless Data Solutions — Strategic agreement for access to Boingo Wireless' high-speed Wi-Fi service
  • Hybridon — Collaboration agreement with Aegera Therapeutics to develop an antisense drug target to a cancer gene
  • Hydra Biosciences — Research collaborations with Abbott Laboratories
  • IAVI International AIDS Vaccine Initiative — Alliance with Imperial College, London, for world's first HIV vaccine clinical trial
  • IDEXX Laboratories — International licensing and sales agreements
  • Millennium — Long-term manufacturing agreement for bulk drug substance
  • NHL — Broadcast rights agreement for NHL Center Ice game package on cable and satellite television systems
  • NitroMed — Research collaboration and license agreement with Merck
  • Nova Biomedical — Develop agreements with Becton Dickinson for hand-held blood glucose monitors
  • Novartis — License to Schering-Plough of exclusive U.S. distribution and marketing rights to Foradil Aerolizer
  • Ocean Spray — Strategic operations alliance with Nestlé
  • Penwest — Joint development with Endo Pharmaceuticals of an extended-release oral form of oxymorphone
  • Phylogix Inc — Bioprocessing alliance with Large Scale Biology Corporation to manufacture therapeutic protein
  • Public Interest Registry — Creation of the new .org domain name registry and related agreements with ICANN, Afilias and VeriSign
  • TargetRx — Marketing information engagements by major pharmaceutical companies
  • The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation — Strategic alliance with Fair, Isaac to develop and offer small business credit and risk management solutions
  • The Medicines Company — Development and commercialization agreement with AstraZeneca for clevidipine
  • Thermo Electron Corporation — International distribution arrangements
  • Transkaryotic Therapies — Patent license from Cell Genesys
  • Triple G — Provision of laboratory information systems and services to major hospital networks
  • SI2Silicon Integration Initiative, Inc. — Development of EDA data model using Cadence Design Systems source code
  • Starent Networks — Multi-year contract to supply key data network elements for China Unicom wireless network
  • Syngenta — Collaborative biotechnology research platform with Diversa for new plant science applications
  • WaterCove Networks — OEM agreement to incorporate Ulticom's carrier-grade signaling capabilities into wireless data services