Orrick Advises WHILL on $45 Million Series C Financing Round
Today, every company is a tech company. Our team assists public and private companies across sectors with their technology transactions. We help our clients develop, acquire, use, license and sell the technology, data and intellectual property that is integral to their business.
Clients turn to us for help with structuring, drafting and negotiating commercial agreements in industries such as consumer products, e-commerce and other online services, cloud computing, mobile applications, cleantech, energy, entertainment and digital media, automotive, retail, biotech, life sciences, and others. We have developed innovative commercial agreements for bleeding-edge software platforms invoking complex rights allocations, including machine- and deep-learning software platforms, 3D printing and wearable technologies, and various “as-a-service” structures. We also have substantial experience structuring complex license arrangements involving dual-licensed (i.e., open source and proprietary) software, and otherwise advising on open source policy development and compliance.
We have particular strength in advising on digital product launches and transitioning products and services to the cloud, where our advice covers privacy, IP and cybersecurity issues. We also have deep experience in handling projects for clients that are heavily regulated, with a particular emphasis on consumer protection.
As a firm focused on serving the tech sector, we know the trends in IT legal issues and strategic transactions. Our clients includes companies in cloud services, online services, clean technology, automotive technology, social networking, online and mobile payments, mobile applications and gaming.