Manufacturing & heavy industry

Manufacturing & heavy industries

Large manufacturing companies and heavy industry are increasingly technology-driven. Software is embedded in machines and data are collected at a larger scale to improve processes and productivity. Sometimes, the data can be very sensitive.

Our Manufacturing and Heavy Industry Clients

Our clients in the manufacturing and heavy industry sectors are multinational corporations with establishments all over the world. Their business activities go from light consumer goods to heavy construction equipment. Given their size and global presence, their legal challenges tend to be broad and complex.

Our clients in these sectors include:

  • Manufacturers of construction equipment
  • Original equipment manufacturers (OEM)
  • 3D printing service providers
  • Chemical companies
  • Life science and pharmaceuticals companies
  • Medical equipment manufacturers

Our Manufacturing and Heavy Industry Services

The services we offer to our clients in the manufacturing and heavy industry sectors include:

  • Drafting and negotiating commercial and licensing agreements with customers, subcontractors and other vendors
  • Assistance with product safety, product liability and product recall issues
  • Advice on product warranties and guarantees
  • Assistance with termination of distribution partnerships
  • Dispute resolution and litigation
  • Advice on intellectual property matters and brand protection in general
  • Protection of trade secrets
  • Implementing GDPR compliance projects and carrying out data processing impact assessments when new technologies are deployed
  • Support for due diligence exercises in the context of M&A transactions
  • Strategic advice for the marketing and promotion of goods
  • Tackling legal issues with supply chain management