Advisement of government contracting technology companies
Frank regularly advises government contracting technology companies with respect to issues involving rights in technical data, patent rights, computer software issues, and other matters arising under the FAR and the DFAR.
Domestic and international trademark work, licensing activity, and other IP contractual matters for the Alabama Space Science Exhibit Commission/U.S. Space and Rocket Center
Our firm assists in all domestic and international trademark work, licensing activity, and other IP contractual matters for the Alabama Space Science Exhibit Commission/U.S. Space and Rocket Center, a state governmental entity that operates the famous Space Camp, Aviation Challenge, and other educational programs. We have handled opposition proceedings, conducted regular policing activities, and have helped to create a strategy for selecting the marks and countries for protection. The firm assists in all licensing activity and IP contractual matters, as well as book deals and licensing with well-known national and international partners, and movie and music producers.
Formation of technology R&D company conducting R&D activities
Lead counsel in formation of technology research and development company conducting research and development activities in the United States, Europe, and China using existing and newly developed technologies and commercial licensing in Asia, Europe, and North America.
Franchise offering materials and related state registration
Managed the preparation of franchise offering materials and state registrations of franchise offering materials for rapidly growing company in the internet auction business.
Licensing of biotechnology assets - Avanti Polar Lipids, Inc.
Licensing technologies from research universities
Represented companies in licensing a variety of technologies from research universities.
National management of state registration offering documents
Managed state registration offering documents nationwide for lodging industry client.
Professional witness report on joint authorship of software
Provided a professional witness report on the joint authorship of certain computer software.
Release of software source code from escrow
Successfully obtained the release of software source code from escrow on Summary Judgment in a case where the other party denied the occurrence of certain release conditions.
Negotiated and drafted contracts between our client and a Satellite Radio provider for the distribution of real-time, site specific, weather information and the display of weather information to aviation, marine, and land-based (vehicles) moving platforms.
Software licensing agreement
Negotiated and drafted a software license agreement for the conversion of a financial institution from one data processing provider and system to another.