Intellectual Property (Band 3)
Practice Areas: Ed Black is head of Ropes & Gray's Intellectual Property Transactions Group. He represents companies in transactions involving the acquisition, sale, or strategic management of assets and businesses focused on technology, data, media, brands and related assets and activities, representing both businesses and investors in businesses. Ed's clients include hedge funds, technology companies, branded product companies, health care management organizations, financial services companies, media organizations and private equity investors. Ed remains active with many trade and professional associations where he is a frequent speaker on intellectual property, media, technology, and the operation of businesses utilizing proprietary rights.