Innovation, information technology, materials, and biotechnology form the backbone of many businesses today. Our firm has comprehensive experience in technology matters and represents clients in the following areas.

Licensing and Outsourcing

Our attorneys have served as legal counsel for hundreds of licensing and outsourcing transactions. We've represented both consumers and suppliers of many exciting technologies, including:

• Computer hardware
• Software and services
• Medical devices
• Stem cells
• Animal models
• Artificial intelligence
• Green chemistry
• Electronic data storage
• Biotechnology
• Atom transfer radical polymerization
• Fuel cells
• Computer-assisted surgery
• The 360-degree spin-effect television camera operation technology for the 2001 Super Bowl
• Core technology for the Lycos Internet search system

E-Commerce and Internet Law

Our firm has helped a large number of e-commerce clients navigate the opportunities and challenges involved in the Internet and its constant evolution. We have advised both established and start-up companies as they developed and deployed their Internet and e-commerce offerings. We have also handled related privacy and security issues.

Technology Transfer

Our firm advises and represents major educational and research institutions to assist them in creating and implementing technology transfer programs and policies. We have also provided legal counsel to businesses that wish to collaborate with research institutions and/or acquire rights to their innovations.

To learn more about the firm's Technology Law Practice, please contact:

Walter P. DeForest