Intellectual Property in Technology

intellectual property in technology

Intellectual property (IP) is the lifeblood of the technology industry and an essential component in technology law. Intellectual property includes patents, which protect inventions; trademarks, which protect brand names and logos; and copyrights, which protect original works of authorship. When tech companies engage in merger and acquisition activities, they gain ownership of the intellectual property […]

Intellectual Property In Healthcare

intellectual property in healthcare

IP Concerns in Healthcare Mergers & Acquisitions Unlocking the true value of a target company’s intellectual property (IP) is crucial in any M&A transaction. That’s why, at the start of any deal, we conduct a thorough IP due diligence process to ensure the validity and completeness of the IP assets. This includes verifying the validity […]

Tax Considerations For Tech M&A

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Tax Considerations for Tech: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act saw the most changes to U.S Tax policy in recent history. Tax matters are a driving force of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) when determining the value of the transaction. In order for Technology (Tech) companies engaged in M&A to assess the impact of the TCJA, […]

Tax Considerations In Healthcare M&A

Tax Considerations In Healthcare M&A

Tax considerations in healthcare M&A are crucial for ensuring a thorough understanding of the potential tax implications of a transaction. As healthcare facilities are subject to both federal and state taxes, the current tax climate can make taxation uncertain. This potentially can have both positive and negative effects on M&A transactions in the healthcare space. […]

Understanding the Complicated Nature of Healthcare M&A

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In the healthcare industry, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) is a complex and multifaceted process that includes not only financial and strategic considerations but also compliance with different federal and state governing authorities. In this article, we will examine the numerous permissions required from these governing authorities in order to execute a healthcare M&A successfully. We […]

Understanding the Pros and Cons of Horizontal and Vertical Acquisitions in the Tech Industry

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Mergers & Acquisitions in Technology Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) are essential to the growth and expansion of technology industry companies. Horizontal Acquisitions and Vertical Acquisitions are two common types of mergers and acquisitions. Horizontal Acquisitions entail the acquisition of a company that operates in the same market as the acquiring firm. For instance, a company […]

Navigating the Regulatory Landscape in Healthcare Mergers and Acquisitions

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Healthcare mergers and acquisitions transactions are subject to a range of federal and state regulations designed to prevent providers from gaining an unfair advantage over the government or patients. These regulations include the False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, Physicians Self-Referral Law, Exclusion Authorities, and Civil Monetary Penalties Law. Violations of these regulations can result in […]

Cybersecurity Risk Management in Technology M&A Transactions

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The rise of the mobile platform drives the growth of the technology business; yet, this puts the industry at a disadvantage in the fight against cybercrime. Cybercrime was a leading threat to organizations globally in 2017, with estimated costs of $21 million for U.S. enterprises, and expected damages of $6 trillion by 2021. The nature […]

Healthcare Compliance in Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)

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Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are becoming more prevalent in the healthcare industry as organizations seek to expand their reach and gain a market advantage. To facilitate the integration of the two organizations and establish long-term synergy, we must make a number of adjustments in conjunction with these transactions. The area of licensing in healthcare M&A […]

Mergers and Acquisitions

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Leading companies are adding new talent to support a digital operating model. To develop sharp insights using digital tools, procurement teams will need data science and analytics expertise.