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RatnerPrestia Provides IP Support for Merck KGaA's Strategic Acquisition of Crop Bioscience Technology Company
By Site Administrator
RatnerPrestia lawyers, Dr. Joy Mulholland and Bob Seitter, provided Intellectual Property support for Merck KGaA of Germany and its US Subsidiary, Nitragin Inc., in their recent acquisition of Agribotics Holdings Inc., a Canadian developer and manufacturer of legume and non-legume inoculants. Dr. Mulholland and Mr. Seitter worked with complex biotechnology, national and international patents and applications, sophisticated license agreements and a purchase agreement that crossed international borders. As a result, Nitragin acquired exclusive rights to several crop enhancing technologies and their applications.
In its third decade, RatnerPrestia is one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the Mid-Atlantic region. Its clients range from start-up companies to multi-billion dollar corporations, both domestic and international, and from private individuals to well-known institutions and universities.