David Rickerby - Representative Engagements
Drafting and negotiation of terms for the outsourcing of the hosting and advertising relationships for the websites of a Fortune 10 company.
Advised social media advertising firm in regard to the legal scraping and use of user data, and related security and privacy issues.
Representation of multiple newly private equity backed companies in restructuring of vendor relationships, and licensing and intellectual property practices.
Secondment to public company in the cloud computing and enterprise software area to cover all manner of commercial agreements during maternity leave of in-house counsel.
Advice, including in-house training for engineers, on the proper use of open source software for fabless semiconductor company.
Negotiated license arrangement in divestiture by Nielsen Company of the Billboard Top 100 data.
License from Ivy League university to start-up located in Silicon Valley and backed by Sand Hill Road venture funds.
Led negotiation of software distribution deal valued at $5 billion between two top Silicon Valley companies.
Renegotiation of license terms upon dissolution of joint venture between UK public company (our client) and US public company.
Oversee open source diligence for brand name public mobile technology company in select M&A activities.
Represented private equity fund in negotiating surviving licenses between two divisions being divested to separate entities for in excess of $100 million each.
Review of IP licensing portfolio in conjunction with private equity firm purchase of data provider.
Counsels numerous privately held companies with software and hardware solutions spanning most vertical markets.
Leads the negotiation of full range of joint venture, strategic alliance, OEM, VAR, joint development and other technology partnering arrangements.