Christine Paik is an associate in Weil’s Technology & IP Transactions practice and is based in New York. Ms. Paik participates in the representation of Firm clients in a variety of industries in matters relating to the licensing, acquisition, development, sale, use and commercial exploitation of intellectual property and technology.
She has experience in private equity, M&A, financing and other corporate transactions, such as corporate divestitures and spin-outs, as well as in stand-alone intellectual property and technology transactions, including licensing and servicing arrangements.
Ms. Paik is involved with Weil’s Pro Bono program, having done work on behalf of Debra of America (The Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association of America) and the Minds Over Matter Foundation.
She was the recipient of the Weil Pro Bono Service Award in 2014 and the New York State Bar Association Empire State Counsel Award. Ms. Paik has been part of the teams advising on the technology and intellectual property aspects of the following matters:
- Sanofi in its $25 billion exchange of Merial, its animal health business, for the consumer healthcare business of Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH and in its $4.8 billion acquisition of Ablynx NV.
- Gurnet Point Capital in its up to $504 million take-private of Corium International, Inc.
- Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC in its $4.6 billion sale of substantially all of its global business to Brookfield Business Partners L.P.
- General Electric Company in its $3.4 billion sale of GE Water to SUEZ.
- Adobe Systems Inc. in its $540 million acquisition of TubeMogul Inc.
- Antin Infrastructure Partners in its acquisition of FirstLight Fiber.
Ms. Paik received her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School where she was a Sharswood Scholar, an Associate Editor of the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law and East Asia Law Review, and a board member of Penn Law in the Arts and the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association. She has also received a Certificate in Business and Public Policy from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
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