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Technology and Entertainment

Attorneys

Electronic Games

  • Advising clients on various intellectual property issues related to computer games and online game distribution platform, including game development, licensing, privacy, trademark, and cyber-squatting issues
  • Defending our client against allegations of patent infringement in various courts across the country, including the Eastern District of Texas, Delaware, and Northern District of California
  • Defending our client in a data security class action case arising from alleged intrusion into servers containing customer information
  • Assisting our client in navigating all stages of the product development and manufacture of one of the world’s most popular gaming consoles
  • Obtaining a temporary restraining order preventing a competitor from hiring a key executive of our client’s games group
  • Employment counsel for several gaming companies

Emerging Technologies

  • Representing a leading technology company in leasing two mission critical data centers involving about 250,000 square feet
  • Preparing and negotiating a wide variety of agreements for one of the world’s largest technology companies, including agreements covering the development, manufacture, procurement, distribution and licensing of hardware and software; we also assist our client with agreements related to developing and providing online services
  • Assisting emerging technology clients with their agreements with large strategic partners such as Amazon.com, Cisco, Google, and Hewlett Packard
  • Representing clients in company-side venture capital financing transactions, totaling in excess of $100 million
  • Representing a privately-held electronic discovery company in connection with its acquisition of two wholly-owned subsidiaries of another privately-held company
  • Representing a family-owned physician practice management software business in connection with its acquisition by a large public company
  • Representing a privately-held mobile VPN solution provider in connection with its merger with one of its competitors
  • Representing a privately held RFID middleware vendor in connection with its acquisition by a large public company
  • Representing a NASDAQ-listed provider of biometric security solutions in connection with its merger with another Nasdaq-listed company in a stock-for-stock transaction valued at approximately $104 million
  • Representing a variety of companies in initial public offerings

Entertainment, Media and the Arts

  • Serving as counsel to museums in Seattle and Tacoma, Seattle’s leading arts funding organization, a prominent repertory theater, an aquarium and several cultural institutions
  • Representing one of the region’s largest public radio stations in negotiating and structuring a joint venture for the acquisition and operation of the second station
  • Serving as corporate and securities counsel to a leading northwest feature film production company (films include Smoke Signals and Outsourced)

Internet and E-Commerce

  • Providing ongoing employment advice and training for the largest online retailer of fine jewelry
  • Assisting numerous clients with brand and marketing strategies, and the selection of effective trademarks; we have filed hundreds of state, federal and foreign trademark applications for our retail and e-commerce clients
  • Preparing privacy policies, terms of use and various technology and services agreements to launch and maintain our clients’ web sites and online initiatives
  • Assisting a leading mobile entertainment, private-label search and online directory company with its licensing and web search agreements
  • Preparing and negotiating a wide variety of agreements for one of the world’s largest technology companies, including agreements covering the development, manufacture, procurement, distribution and licensing of hardware and software. We also assist it with agreements relating to developing and providing online services
  • Obtaining a preliminary injunction and other remedies to prevent a competitor’s access to computer software and information management systems
  • Successfully litigating claims for breach of an asset purchase agreement for internet advertising technology, software and business

Technology

  • Assisting our client in navigating all stages of the product development and manufacture of one of the world’s most popular gaming consoles
  • Assisting numerous technology companies through all phases of their growth and development, from start-up to venture financing to initial public offering
  • Representing a leading technology company in leasing two mission critical data centers involving about 250,000 square feet
  • Assisting a leading mobile entertainment, private-label search and online directory company with its licensing and web search agreements
  • Preparing and negotiating a wide variety of agreements for one of the world’s largest technology companies, including agreements covering the development, manufacture, procurement, distribution and licensing of hardware and software; we also assist our client with agreements relating to developing and providing online services
  • Obtaining a temporary restraining order preventing a competitor from hiring a key executive of our client’s games group
  • Obtaining a $20+ million settlement for a client on a claim for breach of technology license and settlement agreements arising out of patent litigation
  • Successfully defending against claims for breach of asset purchase agreement for internet advertising technology and software business
  • Obtaining a preliminary injunction and other remedies to prevent a competitor’s access to computer software and information management systems