In every step of its life cycle, an intellectual property right can be subject to many different types of agreements, from its creation until its valorisation. Gevers advises you on the right type of contract and can take care of the drafting and negotiations to optimally secure and defend your interests.
Gevers has a dedicated team of experts who can advise you on all aspects of agreements, that are both directly or indirectly related to intellectual property rights, including non-disclosure agreements (NDA’s), technology transfer, trademark and copyright transfer, licensing, service agreements, (toll) manufacturing, sourcing, publishing, distribution, agency, franchising, pledge, calls and puts.
Gevers is by your side during the entire life cycle of your intellectual property assets. We provide proactive assistance, detecting your needs and opportunities and translating this into tailor-made solutions.
Gevers aims to understand your commercial strategy and your market and align your intellectual property right strategy and contracts with them. Thanks to our close involvement in the life cycle of your innovations, Gevers is fully aware of the strengths and weaknesses of your business and is able to deliver knowledgeable advice on any contracting matters. Our contracting team members participate and, if necessary, lead the negotiations with your contracting partners to ensure the best outcome for you.
Thanks to its strong expertise, Gevers’s Contracting practice handles all types of contracts related to intellectual property. In addition to its in-depth knowledge of civil law and contracting, Gevers also has in-house expertise in other matters such as trade secret management, valorisation, intellectual property tax advice, dispute resolution or anti-counterfeiting, with the aim of fully protecting your assets and aligning those with your contractual engagements.