Legal support of business of a large Russian IT solution developer
Legal and tax support of a large Russian IT solution developer, specifically, for the transfer of intellectual rights: elaboration of a step-by-step strategy, analysis of tax consequences in relation to future deals, and preparation of recommendations for gaining better deal terms.
Evaluation of the validity of a sublicense agreement
Comprehensive analysis of a sublicense agreement for its compliance with provisions of the license agreement and with the Russian laws; assessment of risks of invalidation / reversal of the agreement and possible tax risks. Assistance was provided to a licensee that was a party to the license agreement, under which it acquired non-exclusive rights to software for their subsequent transfer to a public-sector customer (the customer, the sub-licensee) under the sublicense agreement.Legal consulting for companies incorporated in the group, as regards application of the Russian intellectual property laws.