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Nathan Wenk

Contracts and agreements Attorney at Media, PA

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  • State Years
    New Jersey - NJ < 1 year
    North Carolina - NC < 1 year
    Pennsylvania - PA < 1 year
    Massachusetts - MA 5 years
    California - CA 11 years
  • Licensed for less than one year
    State NJ
    Acquired 2024
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for less than one year
    State NC
    Acquired 2024
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for less than one year
    State PA
    Acquired 2023
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 5 years
    State MA
    Acquired 2018
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 11 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2012
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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About Nathan

Learn Nathan’s areas of practice.

NATHAN HAS ELEVEN YEARS OF EXPERIENCE WORKING WITH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, COMMERCIAL AGREEMENTS, LICENSES, ENTITY FORMATION AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE. HE CAN HELP GET YOUR STARTUP OR SMALL BUSINESS OFF THE GROUND WITH HIS PRAGMATIC, SOLUTIONS-ORIENTED APPROACH. NO PROJECT IS TOO BIG OR TOO SMALL.

Overview:
Nathan joined Spengler & Agans in Summer 2023. He routinely advises clients on, and drafts and negotiates technology agreements for, data and intellectual property transactions, including technology and data transfers and licensing; collaboration, strategic alliance, and joint development agreements; distribution, resale, and marketing agreements; SaaS and source code licenses; and open source issues. Nathan’s work encompasses technologies and industries of fintech, healthcare IT, cannabis tech, security, robotics, climate tech (e.g., green hydrogen and clean energy), dental products, autonomous driving technology, voice modulation, aerospace manufacturing, and AI and AI-assisted platforms. Nathan also helps small businesses with entity formation, commercial lease and franchise agreement negotiation, and corporate governance matters.

 

Prior to joining Spengler & Agans, Nathan was a senior associate in Goodwin Procter’s Strategic Technology Transactions and Licensing Group in Boston, Massachusetts, a technologies transactions associate and IP litigator at Sidley Austin in Palo Alto, California, and a patent prosecutor at Knobbe Martens in Orange County, California.

 

Nathan spent a year in South Korea completing his MBA, as part of his joint degree with Maurer School of Law. In undergrad at Portland State University, Nathan’s capstone project comprised designing and performing micro-gravity fluids experiments for NASA, including flying in the KC-135 “weightless wonder.”

 

In his free time, Nathan enjoys spending time with his wife and young child, woodworking, cycling, supporting Liverpool FC, and listening to Phish.

 

Experience:
Nathan is well-versed in negotiating technology licenses and commercial contracts, buy-side and sell-side mergers and acquisitions, and pre-seed to pre-IPO investments. Recent representative engagements include the following:

 

• Negotiated development and commercialization agreements (and related amended and restated agreements) related to data collection from physicians.
• Advised client on source code license to Hong Kong subsidiary and sublicense to Chinese parent related to fin-tech platform.
• Negotiated multiple collaboration and reseller agreements for warehouse software developer.
• Advised private equity client on IP aspects of $40 million purchase of target company providing products for law enforcement, military security and fire.
• Advised client on IP aspects of $2 million Series A investment into developer of electrochemical technology for storing energy in zinc material.
• Advised on IP aspects of $40 million Series B stock issuance for client providing autonomous driving solutions for commercial environments.

 

Professional & Civic Engagement:
Nathan enjoys giving back to the community and helping non-profit organizations that provide needed social services to individuals. Nathan’s pro-bono work has entailed representing low-income clients from eviction actions, advocating for inmates seeking clemency or other equitable reduction in sentences, and assisting immigrants in U.S. naturalization proceedings.

Location

Spengler & Agans PLLC
Spengler & Agans PLLC
352 N Caswell Rd
Charlotte, NC, 28204
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Resume

AVVO RATING 9.3 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Counsel
  • Spengler & Agans PLLC
  • 2023 - Present
  • Associate
  • Goodwin Procter
  • 2018 - 2023
  • Associate
  • Sidley & Austin
  • 2014 - 2018
  • Associate
  • Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear
  • 2012 - 2014
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Education

  • Indiana University-Bloomington
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2012
  • Sungkyunkwan University
  • MBA - Master of Business Administration
  • 2012
  • Portland State University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2008

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Limelight acqusition of Edgio
  • Represented Limelight Networks Inc. in the acquisition of Yahoo Inc. unit Edgecast in a transaction valuing the latter at about $300 million.
  • Synaptics aqusition of DSP Group
  • Represented Synaptics in its $550M, all-cash acquisition of DSP Group, a leading global provider of voice and wireless chipset solutions for converged communications.
  • Symphony acquisition of Cloud9
  • Advised Symphony in its acquisition of Cloud9, a leading voice communication and analytics platform designed for the unique needs of the financial markets.
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Associations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Cyber Security Committee
  • Committee Member
  • 2024 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2023 - Present
  • Phi Delta Phi
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Tau Beta Pi - The Engineering Honors Society
  • Membert
  • 2008 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Ones to Watch
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2022
  • Ones to Watch
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2021

Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute
  • Where to Incorporate - Comparing PA, DE and NJ - CLE Attended
  • 2023
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute
  • PA LLC Documentation - CLE Attended
  • 2023
  • Goodwin Procter IPTS Monthly Meeting
  • Indemnification Clauses in Software License Agreements
  • 2021
  • Goodwin Procter IPTS Monthly Meeting
  • Due Diligence on Registered IP
  • 2021
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Attorney endorsements

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Licensing Attorney | Jan 03
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I worked with Nathan for several years. He is a sharp, detail-oriented attorney who can be confidently relied on to handle complex technology transactions and agreements while providing excellent client service."
Contracts and agreements Attorney | Dec 29
Relationship: Co-worker
"Nathan and I worked together for many years as members of Goodwin's technology transactions and licensing practice. Nathan is a wonderful attorney. He and I worked on a variety of transactional and commercial matters for clients across a wide array of industries. He is very detail-oriented and thoughtful in his approach, which he adapted to suit clients' needs and budgets for a particular project. Nathan is also adept at helping clients to make educated decisions about business risks in connection with their commercial contracts and proposed transactions."
Intellectual property Attorney | Dec 27
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Nathan is an excellent IP and technology transactions lawyer. I worked with him extensively on drafting of agreements to implement sophisticated IP and commercial strategies for a wide range of technology clients. He brings rock solid legal judgment mixed with strong business acumen to every assignment. He is a value add lawyer."
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