Technology and Intellectual Property

A strong team of careful, legally astute practitioners, with excellent courtroom skills and attention to detail.

Chambers Europe 2020

BAHR – where experience meets creativity

At BAHR we understand that technological change often outpaces the legal framework designed to deal with it. Nonetheless, innovations still need to be protected, transactions to be completed. It takes a special kind of creativity to grasp the implications of technological changes and adapt existing law to them.

We have that creativity. BAHR recruits innovative minds and applies them to challenging assignments. So it is no surprise that we have played a key role in many of the largest, most complex disputes, projects and transactions of recent years, such as:

  • Advising Adevinta ASA (ADE) on its USD 9.2 billion M&A deal, in which it will acquire eBay Classifieds Group, the global classifieds arm of eBay Inc, creating the world’s largest online classifieds group.
  • Successfully representing Novartis in a combined patent validity and infringement dispute against Teva concerning the blockbuster drug Exforge®.
  • Advising Norvestor on the sale of mobile telecoms company Phonero to Telia for NOK 2.3 billion.

Recognised as a leader in intellectual property work, we frequently represent major pharmaceuticals originators in cutting-edge patent disputes. We handle all aspects of key IP and technology-related transactions and agreements, from licensing to M&A, IT/software procurement and development, as well as a range of regulatory matters, IP protection and enforcement strategies, unfair competition, marketing law, distribution and agency advice, and everything else hi-tech companies and patent holders require.

For more information on how we can help you, please get in touch with one of our key points of contact.

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