Aerospace and defense industry participants are working to protect their technologies, realize returns on their investments, comply with new government and commercial procurement guidelines, provide shorter turnaround times and avoid budget overruns.

Kilpatrick Townsend understands the unique legal and business needs of the aerospace and defense industry. From structuring corporate deals and contracts to managing patent and trademark portfolios, our attorneys have experience valuing and protecting the assets of aerospace and defense industry leaders.

Our clients in the aerospace and defense industry include:

  • Aerospace products and parts manufacturers
  • Major defense contractors
  • Aerospace systems and services suppliers
  • Engineering companies producing aerospace components
  • Major airlines
  • Engineering, procurement and construction companies

Aerospace & Defense

Experience Highlights

Acquisition by Zodiac Aerospace
Represented Zodiac Aerospace in its acquisition of C&D Aerospace, an aircraft interiors manufacturer with operations in the United States, more
Intellectual property and litigation for an aerospace and automotive products manufacturer
Defended an aerospace and automotive products manufacturer in a complex intellectual property licensing dispute involving allegations of breach of more
Patent prosecution and counseling for U.K. Ministry of Defence (MOD)
Represent the U.K. Ministry of Defence (MOD), which is responsible for the military and homeland security functions of the United Kingdom, and have more
Race Discrimination and Retaliation Litigation
Represented a major defense contractor in a lawsuit in which an employee claimed that he failed to receive certain promotions or job transfers more

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