Selected 2003 Licensing and Technology Transactions

Selected 2003 Licensing and Technology Transactions

Publications

In 2003, 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 2003 transactions:

  • 170 Systems — Licensing of ERP business process automation applications
  • American Superconductor — Distribution, licensing and product development agreements
  • Analog Devices — Product development, supply, OEM, license and outsourcing agreements
  • Biogen Idec Collaboration with Genentech for the joint research and development of a Biogen protein therapeutic
  • BOSE — Agreements for international distribution of premier sound systems
  • CCBN — License and distribution agreements for investor relations solutions and investment information
  • Critical Therapeutics — Alliance with MedImmune to co-develop biologic products to treat severe inflammatory diseases
  • Curis — Cancer therapeutic collaboration with Genentech
  • Eyetech Pharmaceuticals — Collaboration agreement with Pfizer to jointly develop and commercialize ophthalmic products for the treatment of blindness
  • Eclipsys Corporation — Integration of eOptimize's scheduling solution into Eclipsys's healthcare management software suite
  • Flexplay — License of limited-play DVD technology to Disney
  • Genaissance Pharmaceuticals — Collaboration with Bayer HealthCare to identify pharmacogenomic markers of drug safety and efficacy
  • GenPath Pharmaceuticals, Inc. — Collaboration agreement with Merck to identify targets for the development of small molecule oncology agents
  • IXOS — Strategic alliances with Hitachi Data Systems and StorageTek
  • Idenix Pharmaceuticals — Collaboration agreement with Novartis to jointly develop and commercialize Idenix’s core antiviral drug candidates
  • IETF — Intellectual property advice for the leading Internet standards body
  • IGEN — License of electrochemiluminescent technologies to Roche Diagnostics
  • Infinity Pharmaceuticals — Collaboration and license agreement to provide Amgen with access to Infinity's proprietary small molecules for drug development
  • Infineon Technologies — Advice on US aspects of complex IT agreements
  • Lifeline — Distribution agreement with Home Technology Systems
  • MapInfo — Exclusive license to Marconi Vertical Mapper product line
  • Mentor Graphics — Advice on international software licensing transactions
  • Millennium — Agreement with Ortho Biotech to collaborate on the commercialization and continued clinical development of VELCADE cancer therapy
  • NFL Television rights agreements with various international broadcasters
  • NHL — Advice on various digital broadcast issues
  • Novartis — IP asset sale and cross license with Cell Genesys as part of global alliance
  • Omrix Biopharmaceuticals — Distribution and supply agreement with Johnson & Johnson Wound Management for Quixil fibrin sealant product
  • Public Interest Registry — Advice to .org Internet domain registry
  • SmartBargains — Agreements with online merchants for B2C shopping portal
  • Starent Networks — Product supply and OEM agreements with major U.S. and European telecom companies
  • Syngenta — Exclusive license of Torrey Mesa Research Institute IP to Diversa
  • TargetRx — Marketing information engagements by major pharmaceutical companies
  • The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation — Master service agreements for risk management and sales and marketing solutions
  • The Medicines Company — Feasibility, development and commercial supply agreement
  • The SNP Consortium Ltd. — Participation in international HapMap project
  • TKT Transkaryotic Therapies — Collaboration with Genzyme to develop and commercialize enzyme replacement therapy to treat Hunter syndrome in Asia
  • WaterCove Networks — Strategic OEM agreement with Alcatel for mobile data services
  • Wyeth — Licensing advice on key biotechnology collaborations