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Latham & Watkins LLP

Technology

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What the team is known for

Excellent technology transactional practice with a fine track record for its cross-border work. Excels in IP-related technology transactions, including M&A, licensing, distribution and strategic collaborations. Represents a broad range of major companies, including those in the automotive and aerospace industries, retail and media and entertainment. Also advises on complex strategic alliances, joint ventures and, increasingly, data privacy concerns.

Strengths

"They're great, very knowledgeable in their subject area, personable and produce high-quality work," say interviewees.

Sources note that "they take clients' needs into account as a priority and their approach to client service is very high-quality."

Clients observe that "their work and service are consistent around the world."

Work highlights

Represented Lyft in its agreements to acquire and implement autonomous vehicle technology from various developers.

Notable practitioners

Anthony Klein covers a broad spectrum of domestic and cross-border matters, including service agreements and IP transactions. Klein is the global cochair of Latham & Watkins' connectivity industry group.
"He's very efficient and practical. He can give practical advice and get to the point." "He can take everything he's seen and put it into a nutshell for us." "It's so good to have someone who can think outside the box and someone who cares almost as much as I do! Having him on my side is very comforting."

Ghaith Mahmood advises technology sector companies and investors on many types of transaction, including licensing, IP commercialization and strategic partnerships. He works with clients in fields such as digital health, social media and augmented reality.
"Ghaith Mahmood has a very good understanding of what clients need and can provide a very good overview." "Ghaith integrates with in-house counsel to help get the deal done, and he inspires confidence."

JD Marple frequently advises household-name clients on both outsourcing matters and transactions involving technology.
"He's good in the field and knows what he's doing." "He's a senior expert."

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Technology

Latham & Watkins LLP

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Location

355 South Grand Avenue

Suite 100

Los Angeles

California

USA

CA 90071-1560

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California

Technology: Outsourcing


Technology: Transactions


Anthony Klein
Band 2
Ghaith Mahmood
Up and Coming