Technology

Our location in the Bay Area has many advantages, but perhaps none so exciting as being in the heart of a robust high tech community and our proximity to Silicon Valley. We work with many of the nation’s leading high tech firms to provide counsel that’s as innovative as they are.

Over the years, our lawyers have developed a deep understanding of all aspects of the technology industry, and we’re able to offer our clients sophisticated and agile representation in a broad range of matters including corporate finance, technology licensing, intellectual property litigation, tax, and intellectual property protection. We often act as outside general counsel, offering companies a comprehensive and astute approach on everything from entity formation and founders agreements to complex commercial contracts to mergers and acquisitions.

We represent high tech businesses in a variety of industries, including software, pharmaceutical, medical device, semiconductor, Internet, and social media.

Areas of particular experience:

  • Technology licensing, including patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret licenses
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Joint ventures and strategic alliances
  • Multi-party agreements, including consulting and service, research and development, manufacturing and supply, marketing and promotions, material transfer, SaaS/hosted services, and OEM