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What are Current Automotive Industry Legal Issues and Solutions?

Automotive Industry Legal Issues and Automotive Law

Our automotive industry experienced lawyers help automotive companies navigate the legal landscape and proactively advise on unique legal issues faced by the automotive industry. 

Common legal issues faced in the automotive industry include:

  • entity formation, capital, and financing strategies;

  • ownership and registration of intellectual property;

  • intellectual property, licensing, and commercial contract disputes;

  • enforcement of intellectual property rights against infringers;

  • employment and independent contractor agreements;

  • licensing and software development agreements;

  • strategy to protect and monetize intellectual property rights;

  • automotive parts antitrust litigation; and

  • defense of third-party infringement claims.

Automotive companies face similar legal issues as businesses in the other industries.   Read those pages for additional information regarding the legal solutions our industry teams provide.  

Legal Solutions for the Automotive Industry

Clients in the automotive industry receive the full range of the firm’s services: litigation, intellectual property, and transactional. 

Our automotive industry team is experienced in copyright, patent, and trademark registration for mechanical, electrical, software and related technologies; drafting employment agreements, independent contract agreements, and NDAs; monetizing intellectual property rights; autonomous vehicle patent protection, and antitrust enforcement and litigation.  

We also assist automotive companies and suppliers with commercial litigation, dealer and distribution agreements, and sales and purchase license agreements.  

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