Technology

User Agreements and Licenses

  • Prepared mobile application terms of service
  • Prepared online terms of use and terms of service
  • Drafted multiple click on, browserwrap, shrinkwrap and signed version end user license agreements
  • Drafted cloud services and cloud storage agreements
  • Prepared contest and sweepstakes rules

Licensing

  • Drafted and negotiated eight million dollar software use license between two public companies
  • Drafted and negotiated world-wide enterprise license program and associated boilerplate agreements for major international software company
  • Negotiated favorable license terms and significant cost reduction in $600,000 software tool license
  • Drafted, advised on and negotiated content licenses and partnering agreements for online company with major United States media companies
  • Drafted and negotiated multiple music and content licenses
  • Drafted enterprise licensing programs for both distributed and SaaS software

Distribution

  • Drafted and negotiated interoperability testing and joint marketing agreements for major mobile software company
  • Drafted and negotiated software distribution and channel agreements for major desktop application software company
  • Drafted multiple distribution agreements for consumer electronics products with major US and foreign distributors.
  • Drafted and negotiated music content licenses for European content aggregator with major and independent labels
  • Prepared suite of customer, reseller and OEM agreements and order terms for subsidiary of publicly traded Swedish entity

Sales

  • Developed and presented in-house training to sales force of major software companies in licensing and intellectual property issues; advised on negotiating techniques to minimize sales cycle
  • Drafted and negotiated sales representative agreements for agents outside the United States
  • Drafted and negotiated hardware sales and distribution agreements for major international retail hardware manufacturer
  • Drafted multiple sales agreements for consumer electronic products and other tangible goods

Outsourcing – Manufacturing and Development

  • Drafted and advised on development and manufacturing agreement for solar arrays
  • Drafted and negotiated multi-million dollar license for third party implementation of Oracle back end implementation for public company
  • Drafted and negotiated multi-million dollar manufacturing services agreement between major electronics manufacturer and component suppliers
  • Drafted manufacturing services agreement for battery technology in the automotive industry

Open Source

  • Advised NoSQL database software licensor on dual licensing models
  • Prepared Open Source Policy for various client engineering and legal teams
  • Regularly conduct open source due diligence and analysis for leading commerce provider in its acquisitions of companies.

Privacy

  • Prepared comprehensive global privacy and data security policy for leading security identity solution provider
  • Advised client and negotiated privacy and data security issues in various commercial agreements
  • Implemented client’s Privacy Shield certification with Department of Commerce

 

Corporate

Venture Financing

  • Represented web services company supporting content creators in structuring content in Series A financing
  • Represented integrated hardware and mobile app manufacturer in Series A financing
  • Represented network control software company in Series A
  • Multiple investor-side transactions for top mobile operator’s corporate venture arm
  • Represented major airline in $150,000,000 preferred stock financing led by multiple venture funds
  • Represented a fabless semiconductor company in $12,000,000 preferred stock financing led by multiple venture funds

M&A

  • Represented mobile entertainment company in sale to international electronics company
  • Represented stereovision chipset company in sale to leading computer chip company
  • Represented network control software company in sale to major networking equipment company
  • Represented cloud-based presentation software company to leading virtualization software company
  • Represented mobile apps platform company in sale to major mobile handset manufacture
  • Represented online golf game company in sale to national golfing entertainment business
  • Represented coffee grinding technology company in sale to national coffee retailer

Employment

  • Assisted a growing EU company establish U.S. employment policies and agreements for expansion offices
  • Provided separation agreement and advice in confidential executive termination
  • Counseled client in handling discrimination and retaliation allegations
  • Advised client on proper classification criteria under new federal wage-and-hour rules
  • Assisted client in handling California-specific computer professional overtime rules

International

  • Formation of foreign subsidiaries/joint ventures (distributorships) for major Asian computer manufacturer with local investors/managers, and negotiated and drafted assembly/distribution agreements in Latin America
  • Drafted and negotiated world-wide bundle agreements for major US software company including ensuring compliance with EU regulations
  • Reincorporation of California corporation into Cayman Islands corporation in connection with an inversion transaction and preparation for listing on a foreign stock exchange
  • Reincorporation of multiple international corporations into Delaware corporations in connection with inversion transactions to establish U.S. headquarters and obtain U.S.-based venture financing investments
  • Chinese corporation’s investment in U.S. corporation in return for technology transfer and agreement to establish manufacturing of complex silicon based technology in China
  • Negotiated agreement for electronic consumer product distribution in the European Union
  • Negotiated agreement for foreign fulfillment of consumer clothing product to buyers outside the United States
  • Multiple instances of a review of foreign End User Licenses and Terms of Service to ensure conformity and enforceability under U.S. laws for major product launches in the US by foreign public companies.