Jeff’s clients range in size from Fortune 50 companies to emerging businesses.
Jeff has extensive corporate, securities and corporate finance experience, including public and private securities offerings, merger and acquisition transactions, joint ventures, corporate partnering and similar arrangements, private debt and equity financing transactions (including private equity and venture capital), and regulatory, governance and compliance matters.
Jeff advises clients concerning their IP strategy and monetization programs, licensing and joint venture transactions and data security, privacy and protection issues. Jeff is the co-author of Modern Licensing Law with University of Houston Law Center Professor and former Dean, the late Ray Nimmer. The treatise covers all aspects of intellectual property licensing and has become one of the industry’s most respected publications on the topic. He also became co-author of Drafting Effective Contracts also with Professor Nimmer. Jeff is routinely asked to write, speak and present on various topics.
Jeff continues to serve his alma mater as a University of Houston Honors College Advisory Board Member. He is also a past President and former board member of the University of Houston Law Foundation. He is a lifetime fellow in both the Texas Bar Foundation and Houston Bar Foundation.
Corporate, Securities and Corporate Finance: experience in diverse domestic and international corporate transactions, including:
Intellectual Property, Technology, Data Security, Electronic Commerce and Commercialization: extensive experience in a variety of domestic and international intellectual property, information, and business process-related transactions, including
Past President and Board Member - University of Houston Law Foundation
Advisory Board Member - Honors College of the University of Houston
Fellow - Texas Bar Foundation, Houston Bar Foundation
Highly Recommended for Patent Transactions in Texas in the IAM Patent 1000, Intellectual Asset Management (2012-2014, 2016-2022)