Dan Offner ('89) selected to lead Nixon Peabody LLP's newly launched Intellectual Property Transactions Group

03.13.09

NIXON PEABODY ANNOUNCES NEW INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PRACTICE GROUP
Los Angeles Partner Daniel Offner to Lead Transactions-focused Group


March 13, 2009 (Los Angeles, CA) – International law firm Nixon Peabody LLP announces the formation of the Intellectual Property Transactions practice group.  This focused, multidisciplinary group will be led by Los Angeles partner Dan Offner and will be part of the firm’s 125 member Intellectual Property department.  
 
The Intellectual Property Transactions group includes attorneys from across the firm’s offices and practice groups focused on providing legal and business expertise on intellectual property transactions and licensing matters for the firm’s clients across a wide range of industries, including videogames, digital content and technology, advertising (traditional, internet, and digital), e-commerce, life sciences, technology transfer, outsourcing and procurement.  

“With the explosion of interactive entertainment, digital content and other new technologies, never before have intellectual property assets been so valuable. The success of companies is increasingly dependent upon maximizing and protecting these,” said Mr. Offner.  “This new practice group is composed of attorneys who bring broad and deep legal skills and business experience dedicated to delivering to our clients cutting-edge solutions on these issues.”   
 
Mr. Offner focuses his practice on representing businesses in the videogame, digital content and technology, IT, and media and advertising industries. He regularly handles licensing, IT, e-commerce, publishing, and distribution transactions, as well as corporate formation, financing, and mergers and acquisitions work, in addition to dispute resolution matters.  Mr. Offner is a graduate of Yale University, and earned a J.D. and M.B.A. from Boston University.
 
About Nixon Peabody
Nixon Peabody LLP is recognized as a “Global 100” law firm—one of the largest in the world. With 800 attorneys collaborating across major practice areas in 17 cities, including Boston, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, Paris, Rochester, San Francisco, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, and Washington, DC, the firm’s size, diversity, and advanced technological resources enable it to offer comprehensive legal services to individuals and organizations of all sizes in local, state, national, and international matters. Nixon Peabody LLP was recognized as one of FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies To Work For®” three years in a row. The firm has also been named to the Human Rights Campaign’s 2009 “Best Places To Work For LGBT Equality” list.