Contacts

Stephan Doom, Solicitor (England & Wales)|LL.M. (Nottingham)

Salary partner

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Qun Huang, lic. iur.

Partner

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Hassan Sohbi

Partner

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Dr. Michael Brüggemann

Partner

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Dr. Michael Johannes Pils

Partner

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Dr. Kerstin Albers-Mohlitz

Salary partner

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Dr. Benedikt Rohrßen

Salary partner

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Kai Schlender, M.A.

Senior associate

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Dr. Melanie Moser

Associate

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Dr. Tim Jonathan Schwarz

Senior associate

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Thomas Vogtmeier

Senior associate

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Giorgia Carandente, LL.M. Eur.

Professional support lawyer

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Dr. Nikolai Voss

Salary partner

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Dr. Nora E. Wessendorf, LL.M. (Washington)

Senior associate

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Lars Borchardt

Senior associate

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Contacts

Stephan Doom, Solicitor (England & Wales)|LL.M. (Nottingham)

Salary partner

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Qun Huang, lic. iur.

Partner

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Hassan Sohbi

Partner

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Dr. Michael Brüggemann

Partner

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Dr. Michael Johannes Pils

Partner

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Dr. Kerstin Albers-Mohlitz

Salary partner

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Dr. Benedikt Rohrßen

Salary partner

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Kai Schlender, M.A.

Senior associate

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Dr. Melanie Moser

Associate

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Dr. Tim Jonathan Schwarz

Senior associate

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Thomas Vogtmeier

Senior associate

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Giorgia Carandente, LL.M. Eur.

Professional support lawyer

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Dr. Nikolai Voss

Salary partner

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Dr. Nora E. Wessendorf, LL.M. (Washington)

Senior associate

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Lars Borchardt

Senior associate

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27 August 2020

Taylor Wessing advises Goodix on the acquisition of Dream Chip Technologies

Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co. Ltd. (Goodix), an integrated solution provider offering industry leading software and hardware semiconductor solutions and manufacturer of chips for smart devices, IoT applications and automotive electronics, has acquired Dream Chip Technologies GmbH (DCT) and Dream Chip Technologies B.V. (DCT Group).

The international law firm Taylor Wessing provided comprehensive legal advice on the transaction to Goodix which is listed on the Shanghai stock exchange with a team led by Frankfurt based M&A Partner Stephan Doom. The acquisition of DCT is a key step for Goodix in constructing diversified strategies and integrating global engineering talent. With this transaction the joint capabilities will be strengthened to deliver integrated solutions for intelligent mobile devices and state of the art applications for the automotive industry while serving a globally increasing customer base and demand.

„We worked together very closely and efficiently under high pressure and achieved a successful joint result. My special thanks go to the Taylor Wessing team led by Stephan Doom and Qun Huang“, said Yang Han, In-House Legal, Goodix group legal department.

About Goodix

Goodix Technology (SH: 603160) is an integrated solution provider for applications based on IC design and software development offering industry-leading software and hardware semiconductor solutions for smart devices, IoT applications, and automotive electronics. Goodix is recognized as the largest biometric authentication solution provider for Android devices in the global market. To learn more, please visit: www.goodix.com.

About Dream Chip Technologies

Dream Chip Technologies GmbH is a German semiconductor technology company which specializes in the development of complex software systems and innovative chip design and has particular strengths in automotive vision systems. The core strengths of DCT are amongst others image signal processing, device inter-networking and autonomous systems. The DCT group currently employs more than 100 engineers in Germany and the Netherlands.

Legal advisors of Goodix

Taylor Wessing Germany: Lead Stephan Doom (Partner, M&A), Qun Huang (Partner, China Desk), Hassan Sohbi (Partner, M&A) all Frankfurt, Dr. Michael Brüggemann (Partner, Foreign Trade and Public Law, Düsseldorf), Marc Fellner (Salary Partner, Tax, Frankfurt), Dr. Michael Pils (Partner), Dr. Kerstin Albers-Mohlitz both Employment,Pensions & Mbility, both Düsseldorf, Dr. Benedikt Rohrßen (Partner, Commercial, Munich),  Associates: Kai Schlender (China Desk / Corporate, M&A), Dr. Melanie Moser (Foreign Trade and Public Law, Düsseldorf), Dr. Tim Schwarz (IT, Munich), Thomas Vogtmeier (Employment,Pensions & Mobility, Düsseldorf), Giorgia Carandente (Commercial, Munich), Dr. Nikolai Voss (Trademarks, Frankfurt), Dr. Nora Wessendorf (Patents, Düsseldorf), Lars Borchardt (Public Law, Hamburg)

Taylor Wessing Netherlands: Maja Bolè, Elmar Dijkstra (Notary), Evert-Jan Osnabrugge (all M&A, Amsterdam), Otto Sleeking (IT, Amsterdam), Maarten Rijks (IP, Eindhoven), Bart Hunnekens (Employment, Eindhoven), Anne Josephus Jitta (Commercial, Amsterdam)  Wilma Booij (Real Estate, Amsterdam)  Associates: Eyup Cerci (M&A, Amsterdam), Martijn Loth (IT, Amsterdam), Lucas de Groot (IP, Amsterdam), Roos Seesing (Employment, Eindhoven), Joost Kokje (Employment, Amsterdam)

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