Karin Rivard intellectual property technology medical software science lawyer

Representative Matters

M&M Transport’s Sale to Schneider

Representation of M&M Transport Services, a dedicated contract carrier that provides specialty solutions for the retail and manufacturing verticals, on its sale to Schneider National, Inc., a premier multimodal provider of transportation, intermodal, and logistics services. The sale further complements Schneider’s Dedicated organic growth success and places Schneider on a glidepath toward $1.5 billion in annual Dedicated contract revenues and 6,500 Dedicated tractors in service to their valued customer base.

Multi-Year, Multi-Million Dollar Cross-Border Strategic Alliance

Advised our client, a grain milling company, in furthering its strategy to acquire and develop novel grains for the North American market, including completion of a multi-year, multi-million dollar strategic alliance with companies in Australia and France. 

Premier Academic Medical Center Translational Research Project

Provide ongoing legal support to premier academic medical center on all aspects of its $100M federally funded translational research project to develop a novel vaccine in collaboration with a multi-national pharmaceutical company and federally supported agencies.

Health Care Technology Company Strategic Alliances

Representation of provider of cloud-based technology solutions used by hospitals in its strategic alliances with other providers of hospital IT services.

Counseling Startup on New Product from Prototype to Sale

Provide ongoing business counsel to a startup company developing a new beverage delivery system, from prototype development through manufacturing, supply, distribution and sale of units and consumables.

Master Service Agreement for Technology Company

Represented an online courseware developer entering into a $10M deal to provide entire K-12 curriculum to a non-profit education center.

Formed and Represented Spin Out Company in Licensing of Medical Treatments

Formed and represented a university spin-out company to license founder’s therapeutic treatments for cataracts and dry eye from founder’s Nebraska-based medical center.

Consortium Funding Agreement for International Medical Research

Crafted a new consortium funding agreement template for French research institute to fund transatlantic research in the areas of cardiovascular and neurovascular disease.

Technology Acquisitions and Development Projects for Nonprofit

Represent a $50M New York based multi-site community service organization for all significant information technology acquisitions and development projects, including a series of multi-million dollar enterprise software and technology contracts with ADP and Oracle.

Research, Licensing and Technology Transfer Counsel to Medical and Educational Institutions

Provide ongoing research, licensing and technology transfer counsel to academic medical centers, research institutions, and universities, advising on deals valued from thousands of dollars to over a hundred million dollars.