In an evolving marketplace, the ability to keep pace with rapid-fire technological advances often means the difference between success and failure.
Members of our Technology & Media Transactions practice understand the complex business and legal challenges–and opportunities–posed by technological innovations. We provide proactive counsel and effective, results-driven solutions across the full spectrum of technology and media transactions, serving a diverse roster of clients ranging from authors and startups to market-leading Fortune 500 companies.
We not only understand our clients' goals, we share their passion for success. Drawing on our deep domain experience across the technology, life sciences, entertainment, e-commerce, adtech, and fintech sectors, we help innovators meet and exceed their business goals.
Technology transactions often break new ground, addressing novel legal issues and requiring a thorough understanding of the innovation ecosystem. Our experience with hundreds of companies in every area of this burgeoning sector has led to an exceptional track record of leading clients though successful transactions. We regularly craft agreements for entrepreneurs launching innovative startups, advise established businesses on complex intellectual property matters, negotiate open source and other software licensing or hosting arrangements, and counsel clients on the full spectrum of regulatory compliance and data security and privacy issues.
Bloomberg Law – Big Law Business cites Mark P. Kesslen and his team members for tying in third place at theDiversity in Law Hackathonat Harvard Law School on June 22, 2018. Kesslen’s team proposed In.C—short for “inclusive culture”—which aims to help employers track and measure employee feedback on diversity and inclusion factors such as a sense of belonging and shared trust. Used broadly enough, organizations can cite their In.C score to demonstrate to clients, customers, competitors, and the public that they are serious about diversity and inclusion.
The Buffalo Law Journal notes Lowenstein Sandler as counsel to a company discussing its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance efforts. The article quotes Mary J. Hildebrand, who notes many companies’ confusion as to whether and why GDPR applies to them. Hildebrand explains that GDPR has expanded the definition of personal data, that it applies depending on where data is processed (not just on where it “sits”), and that GDPR compliance obligations will involve careful judgment calls.
Law360 quotes Mark P. Kesslenon obviousness as a barrier to patentability in an article exploring hurdles to securing patents related to distributed ledger technology and blockchain.