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William Curtin III

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Bill Curtin is a partner in Hogan Lovells’ corporate practice and is a member of the Board of Hogan Lovells. He focuses on corporate transactions in the global arena, and has substantial experience representing multinational clients in complex cross-border transactions in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Bill represents publicly and privately held companies, as well as major investors, in a variety of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, tender offers and exchange offers, joint ventures, strategic alliances, restructurings and recapitalizations, strategic and financial investments, and debt and equity financings. He has participated in transactions involving a number of industries, including automotive, manufacturing, technology, aerospace and defense, government contracts, satellite, telecommunications, media and entertainment, consumer and retail, and hotel and leisure.


English, French


Board of Directors, Duke Club of Washington, 2001-present; Regional Manager for Washington, D.C., University of Virginia Law School Annual Giving, 2000-present; Visiting Professor, L'Institut d'Etudes Politiques, Paris, France, 1992-93.


J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1996; A.B., cum laude, Duke University, 1992.

United States: Media, technology and telecoms

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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