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Bryan offers intellectual property, technology, and data security-related advice and counsel to clients across a broad spectrum of industries, including the financial, media, and advertising sectors. He works diligently with clients on the full range of intellectual property issues that arise in M&A and licensing contracts, as well as counsels global and national funds (including private equity, hedge, and distressed funds) and other clients on the IP and IT issues involved in complex public and private asset or stock acquisitions, LBOs, and divestitures. He also advises clients on transition and long-term services agreements in connection with carve-out transactions for seamless transitions at closing.
Bryan negotiates the intellectual property provisions of M&A/private equity transactional documents. He also negotiates, drafts, and reviews technology licensing and master service agreements, collaborating closely with clients and vendors to craft such contracts. Bryan’s work on both the licensor and licensee side of transactions gives him a broad perspective and allows him to craft creative solutions to meet client needs.
His background also includes drafting license agreements, Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) complaints, trademark applications, statements of use, consent agreements, and cease-and-desist letters. He has also performed trademark searches and managed client trademark portfolios.
Bryan’s data security and privacy experience includes counseling clients on an array of cybersecurity and privacy issues. This advice includes SEC-mandated data security and cybersecurity vendor management practices and policies, U.S. and EU standards for processing personally identifiable information (PII), requirements governing data scraping and other data access practices, and appropriate responses to data breaches involving the release of PII.