Google in Acquisition of Motorola Mobility
May 22, 2012
Cleary Gottlieb represented Google in its acquisition of Motorola Mobility. The purchase includes Motorola’s 17,000 patents and marks Google’s largest-ever acquisition. The deal closed on May 22 following approval by antitrust authorities. Cleary Gottlieb advised on the M&A, U.S. and EU antitrust, intellectual property, employee benefits and executive compensation, litigation, tax, securities law, real estate and environmental, and general corporate aspects of the deal.