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Counseling

Across all facets of compliance and risk, we offer counseling to help clients navigate the range of complex antitrust regulations and laws. Working closely with our clients, we gain an understanding of their business strategies and offer tailored antitrust audits and counseling that minimize risk and liability. We help businesses establish compliance and training programs, assess pricing and distribution, review intellectual property and data security, satisfy federal guidelines and prevent non-compliance concerns to ensure our clients maintain their competitive advantage.

Porter Wright advises clients on structuring pricing and promotional allowance programs, including distribution and franchise agreements, group or cooperative buying and selling arrangements, cost justification studies, and competition compliance programs and procedures. We also assist with comments on regulatory proposals and advisory positions issued by the antitrust agencies in connection with proposed courses of action.

Our antitrust attorneys have substantial experience involving intellectual property issues relating to the internet, including structuring joint ventures, and B2B and B2C exchanges. We work with clients to review and draft intellectual property licensing agreements, including analysis of antitrust implications of various provisions in patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and know-how licensing arrangements.