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Sullivan & Cromwell is steadfast in its commitment to quality and obtaining the best possible outcome for its clientele. The outfit is the first port of call for some of the world’s most innovative companies, thanks to its work on the leading edge of technology transactions and its glittering track record in closing highly complex deals. Co-head of the IP and technology group, Nader Mousavi stands out as a creative problem solver who never falters under pressure. He is hands on, honest, transparent, and able to assess risks and opportunities in their entirety to get client-driven deals done. His exceptional transactional capabilities have been put to good use on behalf of BlackBerry, which he has been representing in its patent sale agreement with Catapult IP Innovations, in which BlackBerry will sell substantially all of its non-core patent assets for a total purchase price of $600 million. Shepherding high-value IP-rich deals to a successful close, Mark Schenkel puts in an extraordinary effort to ensure his patrons are successful. He sets exacting standards and works around the clock to support his clients in the software and pharmaceutical industry, and also has a penchant for cyber security matters.