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White & Case LLP’s global sourcing and technology transactions practice has recognized strength across IP, IT and outsourcing deals, including complex cross-border transactions. In New York, Adam Chernichaw, whose clients include WhatsApp and Royal Bank of Canada, and Daren Orzechowski, who advises Intel and Google, are the key contacts. Chernichaw’s recent work included advising Natixis on digitalization and regulatory-driven technology matters, which involved the procurement of cloud services for its compliance processes. Orzechowski acted for SalesForce on IT and cloud computing matters as part of a wide-ranging project that included the creation of a new data-as-a-service offering.

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Technology: transactions

Within: Technology: transactions

White & Case LLP’s work ranges from complex outsourcing arrangements and strategic alliances to product development, licensing and M&A; and the client base includes hi-tech, social media, consumer technology, pharma, medical device, semiconductor and fintech clients. The team advised German-based technology company Aixtron on the IP aspects of the divestiture of its atomic layer deposition and chemical vapor deposition memory product line; it also assisted Nasdaq-listed brand management company Iconix Brand Group with the $345m sale of its entertainment division to DHX Media. Adam Chernichaw, Daren Orzechowski and Arlene Hahn are highly rated. Named attorneys are based in New York, except where otherwise stated.

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