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IP Trends for 2021

IP partner Say Sujintaya talks about some of the major IP trends she is expecting to see in 2021, ranging from the COVID-19 pandemic driving up investments in live-streaming services.
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Our Tax-Optimized IP practice is composed of over 400 IP and 900 tax practitioners globally that specialize in IP ownership strategy to transfer pricing. We are the only law firm to compete directly with the Big 4.

We act on tax-driven IP restructurings, acquisitions, disposals and migrations.

We advise on IP/tax strategy and structures, looking around corners to closely monitor the rapidly evolving tax landscape to identify what that means for your business.

Transfer Pricing
We provide transfer pricing analyses of IP licenses, transfers and other IP-related intra-group relationships, using in-house legal and economist expertise.

We value intangibles for a variety of purposes citing our unique in-house economist capabilities.

We are consistently rated as one of the top IP and tax practices globally. We have the right resources where you need them.

Our tax practice is integrated with our transactional IP lawyers, ensuring that we spot and address the tax issues across 47 countries.

End to End Advice
Unlike accounting firms, our tax team can represent clients in all phases of tax matters, leveraging our IP and tax lawyers, economists and advisers.

We excel at taking tax planning from concept to practice, using our multi-disciplinary teams in IP, tax and corporate reorganization.

  • Band 1 IP Firm Globally 2009-2020 – Chambers Global
  • Global IP Firm of the Year 2020 – Managing IP
  • International IP Firm of the Year 2020 – Global IP Awards
  • Over 40 attorneys recognized as WIPR Leaders for patent and trademark – World IP Review
  • Extensive experience of the world's most advanced tax structuring for IP
  • The world's largest full-service IP and legal tax practices
  • We advise across global tax policy, transfer pricing, indirect taxes, dispute resolution and wealth management matters

The firm is lauded by clients for its “very extensive and highly qualified network.” Another source notes, “As a truly global firm, it is very easy to do international work with them.” – Client quote, Chambers

“They combine strong business understanding with tax technical expertise, which leads to robust though practical solutions that are always delivered on time.” – Chambers Global

Baker McKenzie is “ahead of other international IP firms in providing truly robust global portfolio management solutions” and can “assemble a team appropriate to the individual case.” – Legal 500

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