Senior business and legal advisor and executive with extensive corporate and technology intellectual property and transactional experience. Extensive experience in establishing, counseling and representing US and international companies and individuals. Strong commercial focus and solution orientation, from negotiations through execution and operational phases. Extensive law firm, in-house and government experience with intellectual property and commercial issues. Corporate development expertise focusing on the critical transition period from entrepreneurial start-up/early stage companies to professionally managed organizations with the operational and compliance processes necessary to nurture and grow businesses. Industry experience primarily in the fields of pharmaceutical and medical devices, software, hardware, fashion and consumer products. Operational roles in coordinating strategic relationships with investors, suppliers and customers, as well as international expansion. Specialties: Trademark and copyright prosecution and enforcement, contracts, licensing, corporate governance and other commercial and operational matters.