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Practice areas


  1. Intellectual Property: 20%
  2. M & A: 20%
  3. Life Sciences: 20%
  4. International Law: 20%
  5. Corporate: 20%

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K&L Gates

630 Hansen Way

Palo Alto, CA, 94304

Ballard Spahr LLP

2029 Century Park E Fl 8
Los Angeles, CA, 90067-2901



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Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Council of the Bars and Law Societies of the European CommunityMemberN/A
German-American Law AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawN/ALL.M - Master of Laws1996
University of Hamburg Faculty of LawN/AN/A1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
University of San FranciscoEntrepreneurship Program2005
BioSaxonyPartnering with U.S. Hightech Companies2004
AutoVisionaleVC Financing - Trends in the U.S.2004
US Venture DayUS Venture Day2004
German Speaking Europe - Looking for US Technology CompaniesBridging the West2003
Developing Your Business in Europe SeminarEuropean Regulatory Landscape2003
Technologiepark HeidelbergSelling Biotech in the U.S.2003
Munich NetworkSelling Biotech in the U.S.2003
BioTechnica America 2003, International ConferenceCritical Factors in the Development of Bio Clusters2003
German American Commerce Club Silicon ValleyExpanding to Europe: Avoid Common Legal Pitfalls2003
California Technology, Trade and Commerce AgencyGet Ready for Europe2003
Danish American Chamber of CommerceTechnology Licensing in Europe2002
Industrial Investment CouncilExpanding your Business into Europe2002
California Technology, Trade & Commerce AgencyConducting Business in Europe2002
ACI Licensing ConferenceStructuring International Licensing and Technology Transfers With European Partners2001
Venture California Forum, California Technology, Trade and Commerce AgencyDoing Business in California2001
Bio 2001Licensing Biotechnology2001
German-American Chamber of CommerceLegal Aspects of Doing Business in California2001
The Wharton Business SchoolVenture Capital FinancingN/A
International School of ManagementCorporate Capitalization and FinancingN/A
Hollywood Acting WorkshopEntertainment and Contract LawN/A

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