Smithline PC - What We Do

TECHNOLOGY TRANSACTIONS

We help Internet, SaaS/software, device and video game companies structure, draft and negotiate the deals that are critical to their businesses. Our focus on technology transactions means we have the up-to-the-minute knowledge necessary to help our clients make the most of their deals with their developers, partners and customers. MORE +

OPEN SOURCE

We advise clients on the legal aspects of using open source both internally and as part of their proprietary products. We also advise companies on making contributions to open source projects and releasing code under open source licenses. MORE +

TOOLS AND TRAINING

For each of our areas of focus, we provide forms, checklists and other practical tools customized for each client’s specific needs. We also provide a series of training programs targeted directly at the issues our clients face in their day-to-day negotiations. MORE +

“Pragmatic advisers on the leading edge of licensing, software and technology.”

– Keenan Conder, General Counsel, Tableau Software

“We have great trust and respect for their work. Their turnaround times and availability are awesome. Most importantly, they really understand our SaaS business.”

– Joe Whitty, VP Finance, Moovweb

“Their knowledge of the law and complex IP negotiations is stunning and their turn-around times are impressively fast.”

– Steve Woolven, President of Applanix (Trimble)

“We can count on Smithline PC for insightful feedback, judgment and guidance for any deal. They have become trusted business partners for Adobe’s growing business.”

– Joe Ramirez, VP Licensing & AGC, Adobe Systems

What's New

SaaS Provider Comments to CCPA – Round 2

The working group of in-house and law firm attorneys for SaaS providers led by Smithline PC has submitted these comments to the California Attorney General’s Revised Regulations to the California Consumer Privacy Act. The group is led by Derek Schwede.... MORE +

SaaS Provider Comments to CCPA

Smithline PC is proud to be leading a working group of in-house and law firm attorneys focusing on implementation of the California Consumer Privacy Act. We submitted these comments on issues of concern for SaaS providers to the California Attorney General in December, 2019. The group is led by Derek Schwede and the comments were […]... MORE +

Welcome Colin Smith!

We are pleased to announce that Colin Smith has joined the firm as an Associate. Colin joins us from Latham & Watkins. Colin has a BA from Tufts University and a JD/MBA from New York University. For more information about Colin, please see his bio here.... MORE +