Gavin facilitates business transactions involving the licensing, development, and transfer of software, data, and other technology for large and small companies. He handles commercial software licenses, technology development agreements, information technology services contracts, software-as-a-service (SaaS) agreements, distribution agreements, cloud computing arrangements, and other outsourcing deals. He has significant experience related to open source software, cloud platforms, sensitive data, social media accounts, as well as the development of new software, mobile apps, video games, and websites.
Gavin consults on general patent, copyright and trademark protection and privacy matters. He also regularly advises on the intellectual property, privacy, data transfer and technology issues that arise in corporate mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs, and bankruptcies.
In addition to his law degree, Gavin holds a B.S. in chemical engineering.
- J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 2007, Articles Editor Michigan Telecomm. and Technology Law Review
- B.S., Chemical Engineering, Brigham Young University, 2003with honors
Significant AccomplishmentsSpent several months as acting general counsel for a fast-growing population health management company.
Assists global medical company with technology agreement drafting and negotiation.
Represented Altec Lansing, LLC and its Australian affiliate in the purchase of the assets of Avega Systems, Inc. and its Australian affiliate.
Represented Ruby Tuesday, Inc. in its $24 million acquisition of assets of Lime Fresh Mexican Grill, Inc. and its affiliates. The asset purchase includes the brand's intellectual property rights and the assets of seven company owned restaurants, as well as royalties from five franchised restaurants.
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