Alan, an accomplished intellectual property and information technology attorney, provides clients with pragmatic legal and business advice. A go-to lawyer for information technology transactions with over 35 years of experience, Alan helps clients achieve business objectives by reviewing, negotiating, and drafting IT contracts. Having represented numerous vendors and end-users alike, he is able to bring an appreciation of both perspectives to the table to achieve win-win solutions. Alan provides practical legal and business counseling on IT transactions and creative approaches to protecting and advancing his clients’ interests.
With significant experience in technology development and commercialization, including licensing and technology transfers, cloud computing, E-Commerce, website development and hosting, security and privacy, Alan assists clients in IP protection and trademark and copyright registration and prosecution. He provides consultation and strategic planning in the areas of business entity formation and funding, mergers and acquisitions, international transactions, and product acquisition and distribution.
Alan has achieved the highest possible ranking, AV Preeminent®, from Martindale-Hubbell®, is named a Cincy Leading Lawyer in Computer, Internet, and E-Commerce Law by Cincy Magazine. Since 2016, Alan has been named to The Best Lawyers in America® list in Information Technology Law, and was also designated Best Lawyers’ 2022 “Lawyer of the Year” for Information Technology Law.
(B.A., with honors, 1974)