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Information Technology Software

Location:
Owings Mills, Maryland, 21117, United States
Posted:
May 24, 2010

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***** A. ***********, Esq.

**** *** ***** ****, ****** Mills, Maryland 21117

Phone: (619)-***-**** Email: *******@*******.***

Summary

Experienced attorney in contract and license drafting, negotiation,

interpretation and strategy - particularly in intellectual property,

software and information technology. Practical experience and an LLM

devoted to international intellectual property issues. Proactive in

researching laws and regulations in order to ensure prompt and accurate

compliance. Strong ability to provide timely legal advice and logical

solutions for clients on urgent issues - and highly visible by senior

executives.

Work Experience

T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. - Baltimore, MD

Legal Counsel / Attorney August 2007 -

January 2010

. Drafted & negotiated hundreds of commercial and vendor contracts

both in the US and internationally (with the most common values

ranging from $50,000 to $10,000,000)

. Responsible for information technology agreements across global

operations of the company

. Successfully drafted and negotiated high-value software licenses,

software maintenance agreements, professional services agreements,

ASP, SaaS, and outsourcing agreements

. Counseled clients on contract interpretation, legal risk management

and audit compliance

. Coordinate with Procurement & other clients on contract issues,

negotiations, SOWs & RFPs

. Created company-wide packaged knowledge by drafting contract form

templates for various contract scenarios (services, software,

NDA's, HR) allowing for more efficient negotiations

. Drafted numerous trademark & copyright licenses while also advising

clients on license interpretation and intellectual property

strategy for in-bound & out-bound agreements

. Researched dozens of potential trademarks for commercial

availability and registration

. Conducted pro-active research & draft policy on international data

security and privacy issues

. Performed research & analysis for senior executives on new

corporate initiatives - including efficient ethics code compliance

for outside consultants, HR outsourcing and IT compliance

. Ability to efficiently prioritize & organize large work-loads while

also handling urgent issues

Northrop Grumman Information Technology / Computer Sciences Corporation

(CSC) - San Diego, CA

Contracts Specialist May 2005 - August

2007

. Drafted & negotiated software licenses, IT outsourcing labor

subcontracts, NDA's, contract amendments and other licenses for

technology-related business transactions

. Performed contract interpretation to ensure accurate compliance

. Collaborated with senior executives to advise, create & implement

policies on risk management, compliance (including deliverables)

and other legal issues

. Effectively coordinated between several different levels of

multiple organizations; from senior executives to engineers and

across prime contractors to subcontractors

. Regularly resolved urgent business support issues for the County of

San Diego information technology and telecommunications outsourcing

agreement ($667 million in value)

Bar Membership

Iowa: Licensed to practice law by the Iowa Supreme Court

Education

LLM in Innovation, Technology and Law (Masters of Law)

August 2010

University of Edinburgh, School of Law - Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Significant coursework: Managing International Intellectual Property;

Information Technology Law; International Intellectual Property System;

International Intellectual Property & Information Technology

Institutions; Information, Control & Power; Biotechnology Law & Society

Juris Doctor (JD) May 2004

Thomas Jefferson School of Law - San Diego, CA

Certificate in Law, Technology and Communications

Pro Bono Honors Certificate

Student Bar Association

Significant coursework: Technology Licensing; Intellectual Property Law;

Negotiation Theory & Skills; Patent Law; Advanced Patent Prosecution;

Antitrust Law

Bachelor of Liberal Studies (Minor in Physics)

May 2001

Iowa State University - Ames, IA

Significant coursework: Chemical Engineering (2 years); Organic

Chemistry; Quantum Mechanics

Laboratory work: Mode spacing in He-Ne lasers; Synthesis and study of the

high-Tc superconductor

Computer Skills - Very proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel; Lexis;

Westlaw

Professional Organizations & Activities

? ABA: American Bar Association; Intellectual Property Section; Science,

Technology & the Law Section; Member - (2004-2010)

? ACC: Association of Corporate Counsel; Member - (2006-2010)

? ITech Law: Information Technology Law Association; Member (2008-2010)

? AIPLA: American Intellectual Property Law Association; Junior

Affiliate - (2002-2008)

Recent Conferences Attended:

- May, 2009: ITech Law Annual World Conference, Seattle, WA

- February, 2009: ABA Intellectual Property Section Mid-year Meeting,

Boston, MA

- October, 2008: AIPLA Annual Meeting: 3-day Intellectual Property

Conference, Washington DC

Publications:

Quantum Cryptography: An Uncertain Solution, ABA International Data

Protection and Online Security Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 1, Spring 2009



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