Marissa is an intellectual property associate in New York.
Her practice focuses on intellectual property-related matters, with an emphasis on public and private cross-border mergers and acquisitions, licensing, strategic partnerships and joint ventures, and emerging technologies.back to tab navigation
- Sitel Group on its $2.2 billion take-private of Sykes Enterprises.
- Sandvik on its acquisition of DWFritz Automation.
- Honeywell on the combination of Honeywell Quantum Solutions and Cambridge Quantum Computing and acquisition of a majority stake in the combined company.
- Siemens on its $700 million acquisition of Supplyframe.
- Zymergen on its IPO, conversion to a public benefit corporation and other corporate law matters.
- AstraZeneca on its $39bn acquisition of Alexion Pharmaceuticals.
- Google on its $4.5bn transaction with Jio Platforms.
- Royal Caribbean Group on the all-cash carve-out of its Azamara cruise line to Sycamore Partners, including its three-ship fleet and associated intellectual property.
- Hewlett Packard Enterprise on its $925m acquisition of Silver Peak, the leading software-defined wide area networks company.
- One Equity Partners on its acquisition of Spartonics, Sparton Corporation's manufacturing and design business.
- Goldfinch Partners on its acquisition of Vesta, a fintech pioneer in fully guaranteed payment and fraud protection technologies.
- Volkswagen on its investment in QuantumScape, a solid-state battery technology company.
- CVC Capital Partners on its $1.375bn acquisition of Ontic, a leading provider of OEM-licensed parts for legacy aerospace platforms, from BBA Aviation.
- Volkswagen AG on its $2.6bn investment in Argo AI, an autonomous vehicle technology company.
- Novartis AG on its $5.3bn acquisition of Xiidra from Takeda Pharmaceutical Company.
- Beiersdorf AG on its $550m acquisition of the Coppertone business from Bayer AG.
- Verisk on the acquisition of SAP’s Content as a Service (CaaS) business and a strategic partnership with SAP to co-develop product compliance solutions.
- Continental AG on its $266m acquisition of Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc.’s anti-vibration systems business.
- Starbucks Corporation on its $7.15bn global coffee alliance with Nestlé.
- JD, Harvard Law School, cum laude.
- MPhil, University of Cambridge.
- BA, Cornell University, Phi Beta Kappa.
- Admitted to practice in the State of New York and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.