General counsel services for high tech and digital media. Day to day operations counsel. Deep experience in software licensing and hardware manufacturing. Hard to find IP experience in all aspects of social media marketing - both brands and talent. Social media clients include Forbes Magazine "2017 Top 15 Most Successful Instagram Star" Desi Perkins (#5). Think Create Group provides business and legal advice to high tech and digital media companies. My core expertise is management and monetization of intellectual property and this includes all the various ways online content is created and put to work to create engagement. Complex IP licensing and other technology transactions, day-to-day General Counsel operational guidance, commercial and corporate law including fund raising and exit strategies. Client list available on request. Expertise in digital media content licensing and monetization, online community engagement, e-commerce, all aspects of IP protection and monetization. Success stories: (e-commerce and social media marketing): General Counsel Social media Influencer marketing and e-commerce for beauty $100M Series B financing with significant ROI for investors Silver Spring Networks (smart grid networking software and hardware): Associate General Counsel IoT; smart grid networking IPO 2013 Virgin America Airlines: IPO 2014 SPL WorldGroup (enterprise software): Vice President of Legal Global enterprise software acquired by Oracle 2006

LOCATION: San Francisco Bay Area, CA


CURRENT FIRM: Think Create Group

PRIOR FIRM(S): Dewey & LeBoeuf

LAW SCHOOL: University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

ADVANCED DEGREES: College of Europe, Belgium Advanced Degree in EU Law

HONORS AND AWARDS: EU Moot Court winner


Intellectual Property

(Advertising and Marketing, Outside General Counsel, Licensing Transactions, Advertising and Marketing, Copyright Law, Licensing Transactions, Outside General Counsel, Trademark Law, Trademark Prosecution, Counseling and Strategy)

Data Privacy and Cybersecurity

(Governance and Compliance)

Labor and Employment

(Counseling and Compliance | Counseling and Compliance | EEO Audits (e.g., Pay Equity, Hiring/Promotion) | Employee Mobility, Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition | Employment, Consultant and Severance Agreements | Harassment, Discrimination and Retaliation | Hiring Procedures and Background Checks | Restrictive Covenants (Confidentiality, Non-competition and Non-solicitation) | Separation/Severance Agreements | Workplace Investigations | Workplace Policies and Procedures)

INDUSTRY: High tech, digital media, social media marketing