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Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

501 WEST BROADWAY, NINETEENTH FLOOR, SAN DIEGO, CA 92101, USA
Tel:
Work +1 619 338 6500
Fax:
Fax +1 619 234 3815
Web:
www.sheppardmullin.com
Beijing, Brussels, Century City, Chicago, Dallas, London and 10 more

Michael Orlando

Tel:
Work 858.720.8932
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Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Work Department

Corporate and intellectual property transactions

Position

Michael D. Orlando is a corporate and intellectual property transactions attorney in the firm's San Diego (Del Mar) office. He is Co-Team Leader of the firm's Technology Transactions Team.

Career

Mr. Orlando advises clients on intellectual property development and licensing, outsourcing, joint ventures, mergers & acquisitions, venture capital financing, and commercial transactions, including international transactions. Mr. Orlando has particular experience in cross-border transactions in Europe and spent several months on secondment in Germany. Mr. Orlando’s cross-disciplines in both intellectual property and corporate law allow him to leverage both practice areas when structuring transactions for his clients, including the use of joint ventures and strategic alliances in the financing, development and licensing of technology. Mr. Orlando’s legal practice spans multiple industries, including software, hardware, medical devices, biotechnology/pharmaceuticals, healthcare IT, financial services, consumer products, sports equipment, apparel, telecommunications, aerospace, education, energy and real estate. Prior to his legal practice, Mr. Orlando founded and managed a technology development company focused on software as a service (SaaS) Internet applications.

Languages

French

Member

San Diego County Bar Association; State Bar of California; Hawaii State Bar Association; American Bar Association (Business Section, Cyberspace Law and IP Committees); National Eagle Scout Association; Software San Diego; International Technology Law Association

Education

M.B.A., University of San Diego, 2003; J.D., University of San Diego, 2002; B.A., University of California, San Diego, 1998


United States: Media, technology and telecoms

Technology: transactions

Within: Technology: transactions

In addition to standard IT systems and software experts, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP’s team includes specialists in healthcare IT, fashion and apparel, retail, consumer products, sports equipment, entertainment, and digital media. Brian Anderson in San Francisco is highly rated; Del Mar’s Michael Orlando acted for adidas in the technology and outsourcing aspects of the sale of Taylor Made Golf Company and affiliated golf brands; and Century City-based Brian Pass advised Snap on a $2bn cloud services agreement with Google.

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