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John Brockland

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Intellectual Property, Media, and Technology

Position

John Brockland is recognized as a leading technology and intellectual property (IP) transactions lawyer. He has handled prominent matters across the full technology spectrum, representing companies ranging from startups to large multinationals in many industries.

Career

John focuses on strategic and commercial transactions involving the development, transfer, and licensing of technology and IP assets, as well as the provision of technology-related services.

John has years of experience drafting, negotiating, and counseling on joint-development, licensing, distribution, and reseller agreements in the fields of hardware, software, semiconductors, electronic commerce, and internet services. He is also highly experienced in advising clients on issues related to open-source licensing models and regularly counsels on information technology and business process outsourcing arrangements.

John also oversees and advises on significant IP and commercial due diligence investigations in the context of M&A transactions, and often handles IP and technology agreements in carve-outs, spin-offs, and other strategic transactions.

Leading legal guides recognize John's standing in the IP and technology fields. Chambers USA and Chambers Global rank him as a leading lawyer for IT & Outsourcing; IAM Patent 1000 recommends him for licensing in California; The Legal 500 US honors him in the field of Technology Transactions; and Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars has named him an "IP Star."

Known for his wide-ranging knowledge and experience, John is a frequent speaker on technology, intellectual property, and commercial law topics.

Education

J.D., with honors, The University of Chicago Law School, 1996

B.A., magna cum laude, Trinity University, 1992


United States: Media, technology and telecoms

Outsourcing

Within: Outsourcing

Hogan Lovells US LLP represents vendors and customers in outsourcing negotiations and also handles intellectual property matters associated with outsourcing activities. The team has offices from coast-to-coast, with key contacts including San Francisco-based John Brockland, Denver-based David L. London and Audrey Haroz Reed, who divides her time between Washington DC and New York. Zenas J. Choi and Michael E. Larner practice from the Northern Virginia office and are regularly instructed by clients in the automotive, telecoms, hospitality and banking sectors. Also of note, the firm recently advised a major movie theater chain on its outsourcing of administrative processes.

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Technology transactions

Within: Technology transactions

Hogan Lovells US LLP has extensive expertise in the negotiation and drafting of commercial contracts and technology licensing agreements in industry sectors including healthcare, software, media and fashion. The team has been assisting Regal Entertainment Group with the development and licensing of software and technology usage rights in connection with the IPO of an affiliated business partner. Northern Virginia-based Cullen G. Taylor has acted for Incyte Corporation in a licensing and collaboration agreement with MacroGenics in relation to the development and commercialization of an antibody. Other key individuals include San Francisco-based John Brockland, Washington DC-based communications practice head Michele C. Farquhar, and Meryl Rosen Bernstein and William J. Curtin III, who both divide their time between the New York and Washington DC offices.

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