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Intellectual Property: Patent - New York
"Ian is very smart, thoughtful and knowledgeable about IP law and has a calm demeanor which is helpful during stressful situations." "He is a highly effective attorney who is quick to spot the issues and come up with practical, workable solutions."
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Ian DiBernardo is a Partner and Chair of the IP Litigation Practice Group. He is also Practice Group Leader of the US Technology Group. Ian counsels emerging and established companies, focusing on complex IP and technology transactions and intellectual property litigation. Ian structures and negotiates agreements involving outsourcing, cloud computing, license, distribution, and joint venture agreements. He conducts due diligence on the intellectual property and information technology aspects of a broad range of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and corporate finance transactions. He frequently counsels clients on cybersecurity, data protection, and privacy. Ian works closely with banks, broker-dealers, funds, insurers, and emerging financial technology providers. For example, he frequently negotiates standalone IP and technology agreements, including cloud computing, electronic trading, and dark pool agreements, as well as licenses to financial indexes, market data, trading analytics, order management systems, risk management systems, and other trading technologies. Ian also represents FinTech clients in M&A, joint ventures, and other corporate transactions, including the sale of a data center, the acquisition of an alternative trading system, and the creation of a joint venture for the development of a power and energy trading platform. Ian has first-chair trial and appellate litigation experience.