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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

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Charan Sandhu

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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

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Charan Sandhu specializes in negotiating and structuring international technology and IP transactions ranging from joint ventures and strategic alliances, patent licenses, co-marketing and co-promotion arrangements, IP acquisitions and divestitures (including of large patent portfolios), technology transfer and outsourcing to settlements of IP litigation. She has a particular focus on deal-making in Asia. Her practice encompasses a wide range of technologies, including consumer electronics, computer hardware and software, semiconductor devices and manufacturing equipment and processes, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, communications (network and telephony) and the Internet. She is a frequent speaker and author on IP issues.


United States: Intellectual property

Patents: licensing

Within: Patents: licensing

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP provides comprehensive service on licensing matter, including due diligence in relation to M&A and joint ventures, research and development agreements and outsourcing agreements. On the life sciences side, the group recently advised Eli Lilly on the licensing aspects of its collaboration with Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, which aimed at using the latter's technology platform to discover and commercialize new medicines for cardio-metabolic disease, neurodegeneration and pain. A recent technology highlight was advising Facebook subsidiary Oculus on several strategic commercial agreements regarding Oculus' virtual reality products. Atos, The Campbell Soup Company and Sanofi are also clients. Practice head Michael Epstein, Jeffrey Osterman and Charan Sandhu in New York, and Silicon Valley's Karen Ballack form the heart of the practice.

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