Information Technology / Licensing

Information Technology / Licensing

“A ‘fantastic technology team with an excellent track record and client list’, this outfit is noted time and again for its strong complement of US-educated lawyers and its overall international expertise.”
Chambers and Partners

Our Technology Group has in-depth understanding and hands-on experience in structuring and negotiating information technology transactions of varying scope and complexity, from worldwide software development and distribution agreements to basic end-user licenses. Development, licensing and distribution of content, software, hardware, ERP, semiconductors and mobile phone applications and services are among the kinds of transactions that our Technology Group regularly handles for our clients throughout the world. Having advised both licensors and licensees of technology in hundreds of negotiated agreements, we are keenly attuned to advocating and advancing the interests of our clients, while addressing the other side’s concerns. Our involvement in a broad variety of transactions of varying complexity allows us to guide our clients as to recent trends and to customary provisions in order to efficiently facilitate the closing of agreements.

Representative experience

  • Managed Services Agreement and Customized Software Development Agreement for major Israeli software and services provider with largest PayTV provider in Malaysia.
  • Content license Agreement from Israeli “big data” analysis company to Oracle for its BlueKai platform.
  • Software and maintenance agreement with Lenovo for Israeli provider of dynamic loading appstore.
  • Customized software development agreement between Israeli developer of screen-mirroring software and Dell.
  • Representation of Ramallah-based video game developer in various commercial agreements.
  • Representation of TVersity in licensing media server software to various leading cable providers, including Bouygues Telecom in France and Yes in Israel.
  • Representation of Particular Software in licensing its open source service platform to leading multinational companies in the transportation and consulting sectors
  • Worldwide Strategic Alliance Agreement between Expand Networks and China-based Huawei-3COM for router acceleration development and distribution.
  • Semiconductor OEM agreement between Microsoft and PrimeSense for the supply of the Kinect 3D sensor for XBox.
  • Representation of UBS in a software development and maintenance agreement for trading software on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.
  • Agreement to develop and maintain a software system for managing liquidity between a leading financial services software company and Israel’s largest banks.
  • Cooperation Agreement between Fujitsu and ASOCS for semiconductor development.
  • Software development agreement between Ex Libris and the National Library of New Zealand for development of the first national digital library in the world.
  • Joint development between Samsung Electronics and an Israeli imaging company.
  • Patent License from Los Alamos National Laboratories to ExLibris.
  • Patent Cross-License Agreement between two leading printer manufacturers.
  • Customized software development and off-the-shelf license and maintenance agreement between Genzyme and an Israeli developer of cytogenetics and pathology imaging and data management needs.
  • Worldwide mobile VAR agreement for VOIP applications between Nokia and an Israeli technology company.
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Agreement between SAP and an Israeli publicly traded technology company.
  • ERP Agreement for Gadot Biochemical Industries.
  • Master Software License and Maintenance Agreement between FIS Software and its first US customer, Columbian Financial Group, for the supply of FIS’ flagship policy administration software systems.

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