Practice Areas

Our attorneys have decades of experience drafting and negotiating agreements related to technology, intellectual property and other commercial transactions in domestic and international contexts. Although our attorneys have handled transactions across many different industries, we have developed a particularly deep understanding of the information technology, life sciences, financial services, entertainment, and media sectors. Our complementary strengths in intellectual property counseling, prosecution and litigation make us ideally suited to handle transactions in these and other industries driven by intellectual property. Among other types of transactions, our attorneys are experienced with agreements involving:

Licensing and Content Distribution:

  • Software Licensing
  • Open Source Software
  • End User Licensing
  • Content Licensing
  • Software, Hardware and Technology Distribution

Technology Services:

  • Information Technology and Business Process Outsourcing
  • Professional Services
  • Cloud Services and Software-as-a-Service
  • Software Development

Intellectual Property:

  • Patent Licensing and Acquisition
  • Trademark Licensing, Acquisition and Consent
  • Copyright Licensing and Acquisition

Internet and New Media:

  • Social Media
  • Website Terms of Service and Privacy Policies
  • Website Development and Hosting
  • Domain Name Transfer
  • Information Security and Privacy


  • Joint Development
  • Partner Agreements
  • Strategic Alliances
  • Standards Participation
  • International Distribution of Goods
  • Construction and Infrastructure Projects

Our attorneys are also highly experienced managing the intellectual property aspects of mergers and acquisitions, including drafting and negotiating representations and warranties, confidentiality terms and other appropriate contractual provisions, as well as conducting due diligence and analyzing patent, copyright and trademark portfolios and related agreements. This experience encompasses the legal and technical analysis of inbound and outbound license agreements, including for open source software to ensure compliance with license requirements.