Mr John Brockland > Hogan Lovells US LLP > Redwood City, United States > Lawyer Profile

Hogan Lovells US LLP
855 Main Street
Suite 200
Redwood City, California 94063
United States

Work Department

Intellectual Property, Media, and Technology




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.

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 experienced in advising clients on issues related to open-source licensing models and regularly counsels on information technology and business process outsourcing arrangements.

John advises on the IP and commercial aspects of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, carve-outs, spin-offs, and other strategic transactions.

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

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Technology transactions

Hogan Lovells US LLP combines a strong domestic and international network to support multinational clients on a wide range of technology transactions. This includes advice on IP licensing agreements and related corporate finance work. Audrey Reed and John Brockland, respectively based in Washington DC and San Francisco, are two of the firm’s lead partners.