Intellectual Property and Technology Transactions

We provide a full range of intellectual property strategy, prosecution, and licensing services, as well as structuring, negotiating, and drafting complex commercial transactions in technology of all kinds.


The Technology Transactions Group at de la Peña & Holiday is staffed by lawyers who are also engineers and scientists having an intimate understanding of issues and goals arising in the context of commercial transactions involving intellectual property and technology. We are skilled at the entire lifecycle of innovation, from managing creativity and ideation, to invention disclosure and value recovery, to IP auditing and due diligence, to IP prosecution and licensing.

We help our clients determine the best forms of intellectual property protection to employ, if any, to meet their business needs. We ensure that our clients are well-stocked with complete sets of important agreements to protect their IP portfolios, including nondisclosure agreements, independent contractor agreements, employee agreements, joint venture agreements, strategic alliance agreements, OEM/VAR agreements, and the like. We also provide a full range of web-related agreements, including website terms of service and privacy policies.

The firm also renders legal opinions on constitutional, statutory, and other issues to guide client conduct. de la Peña & Holiday’s lawyers are experienced negotiators. When the appellate strategy involves settlement, they are well-equipped to achieve a favorable settlement when possible. Our lawyers are familiar with appellate mediation as practiced in state and federal courts.

We routinely counsel our clients on a number of legal areas arising in a technology or internet context, such as data privacy, video games, sweepstakes, virtual reality, and social media.

Contact DLPH

601 Montgomery Street, Suite 700,
San Francisco, CA 94111

Tel 415.268.8000
Fax 415.268.8180

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  • Intellectual Property and Technology Transactions
  • Cyberliability
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