Technology Transactions

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Jennifer L. Sheridan
650.400.5208

Deborah L. Beals
914.522.1402

Today, more than ever before, innovation, entrepreneurship and intellectual assets are the drivers of economic growth. At Griesing Law, our goal is to provide exceptional and cost-effective legal solutions that will protect our clients and enable them to succeed by leveraging their assets to gain a competitive advantage. Our significant practical experience in intellectual property and technology is complimented by our thought leadership in these rapidly evolving areas. Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, privately held businesses, non-profit organizations, and individuals across a range of industries.

Technology Counseling & Transactions

Our team has an unparalleled understanding of new and emerging technologies. We guide clients on how to structure and negotiate technology transactions, leverage new business models, and develop effective long term IP strategies. We represent clients in connection with a variety of commercial transactions, including negotiating, drafting, and reviewing technology platform and services agreements, vendor/supplier agreements, IP licensing, professional services agreements, web and mobile terms of use, and privacy policies. We also advise businesses and higher education institutions on privacy and data security, including how to best protect sensitive data, such as through the review and negotiation of agreements with third party cloud vendors.

Recent Representative Matters:
  • Drafted and negotiated master services agreements, end user license agreements, software licensing agreements, service schedules, service level agreements, and procurement of vendor services agreements for a Fortune 100 technology company.
  • Negotiated a wide range of intellectual property and technology agreements for colleges and universities, including agreements related to online education.
  • Prepared a Software as a Service (SaaS) agreement for a Fortune 100 financial services company and negotiated the agreement with the vendor.
  • Counseled major healthcare services provider on strength and availability of brands.
  • Negotiated mobile app development and license agreement for international nonprofit.
  • Counseled educational technology company on compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).
  • Prepared fair use opinion letter for museum.
  • Counseled library and archives on IP policies and collections management policies.
  • Counseled a Fortune 100 financial services company on social media policy.
  • Drafted a social media policy and provided training to employees of hospitality organization.
  • Counseled hospitality organization on social media advertising campaigns, promotions, and sweepstakes/contests, including Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regulatory compliance.
  • Drafted foreign language license agreement, copyright assignment agreement and publishing agreement for publisher of educational books.
  • Counseled clients in a variety of industries on independent contractor agreements to protect IP rights.

Telecommunications

Our team has experience representing telecommunications companies for over twenty years, both as in-house and outside counsel. Our experience includes negotiating and drafting master service agreements (as provider and customer), service schedules, fiber swap agreements, and netting agreements. We have also represented telecommunications service providers in obtaining right-of-ways and easements for the installation of new facilities and agreements to relocate facilities. In addition, our team has data center experience, representing both data center operators and occupants.

Recent Representative Matters:
  • Drafted agreements acquiring existing conduit along railroad rights-of-way, owned by railroads or others, together with rights to occupy railroad right-of-way on behalf of telecommunications company.
  • Negotiated leases and licenses to construct and operate telecommunications infrastructure in, on, under, over and along railroad rights-of-way.
  • Represented telecommunications company in obtaining permits and licenses and drafting agreements to construct, occupy and operate telecommunications facilities in municipal right-of-way, and in negotiating easements and other agreements to construct, occupy and operate telecommunications facilities on private property.
  • Advised and drafted fiber swap agreements, master service agreements (as provider and customer), and netting agreements.
  • Drafted and negotiated end user license agreements, software licensing agreements, and procurement of vendor services agreements on behalf of telecommunications company.

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1717 Arch Street Suite 3630 Philadelphia, PA 19103
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11 Garfield Place Cincinnati, OH 45202

Philadelphia (Headquarters)

New York

Cincinnati

Contact Us P 215.618.3720 F 215.814.9049

Philadelphia 1717 Arch Street, Suite 3630 | Philadelphia, PA 19103
New York 195 Montague St, 14th Floor | Brooklyn, NY 11201
Cincinnati 11 Garfield Place | Cincinnati, OH 45202