Robert advises technology companies of all sizes across multiple industry sectors on a wide array of technology transactions. With more than 25 years of experience in the technology sector, he provides a strategic and practical approach to technology transactions. Robert has significant experience working with early stage technology companies and has a keen appreciation for the challenges of balancing what are often complex legal needs against the financial constraints of a start-up or scaling company.
Robert’s experience includes advising on technology licensing and transfer, distribution, cloud computing, SaaS, strategic alliances, technology development (including agile methodologies), open source software, system procurement and implementation, outsourcing, privacy and data protection, cybersecurity, and e-commerce. He is also experienced with issues surrounding the development and adoption of emerging technologies, including distributed ledger technologies, smart contracts, artificial intelligence, big data analytics and the application of such technologies to emerging market segments, such as fintech.
Robert is nationally recognized as a leading lawyer in the area of information technology transactions, including by Chambers and by his clients through Acritas Stars: Independently Rated Lawyers, where he has been repeatedly nominated by senior in-house counsel as a stand-out lawyer.