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Technology

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Companies across industry sectors and markets, with operational models ranging from the traditional to the disruptive are navigating and taking advantage of the rapidly-evolving areas of their business that are affected – and increasingly transformed – by technology and innovation. Crowell & Moring's technology practice assists clients at the convergence of law, technology, and business to better position for competitive advantage, growth and to mitigate risk in this dynamic environment.

We represent clients in a broad range of technology-related matters, including in transactions, regulatory and enforcement issues, public policy, and litigation and arbitration proceedings. In particular, we help with:

  • Securing and defending intellectual property rights, including patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets
  • Contracting for information technology equipment and services
  • Financing and capital raising
  • M&A, joint venture, corporate and securities matters
  • Antitrust regulation, counseling, and litigation
  • Privacy and cyber security matters
  • Vendor and supply chain disputes
  • Labor and employment policies, disputes and strategies
  • Global mobility
  • Customs and trade
  • Transfer pricing and related tax issues
  • Product launch and brand protection
  • Product recalls and related risk management
  • Consumer protection issues, including class actions
  • Licensing and royalty arrangements
  • Government affairs and public policy matters

By drawing on our cross-disciplinary team of regulatory, transactional, and litigation attorneys, who bring not only valuable private practice experience, but knowledge and insights coming out of senior government and corporate positions, we help clients anticipate and capitalize on trends and developments as they relate to the use, creation, and adoption of technology to strengthen and accelerate their business.