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Peter J. Kinsella

Peter J. Kinsella

Perkins Coie LLP

Denver, CO, USA


Peter Kinsella is a partner in the firm's Technology Transactions & Privacy and Intellectual Property practices. His practice is focused on advising start-up, emerging and large companies on technology, licensing and intellectual property transaction matters. He is a frequent lecturer on licensing and technology issues. Prior to joining the firm in 2010, Pete was a partner with Faegre & Benson. Prior to that, he worked in various legal capacities with Qwest Communications International, Inc. (formerly U S WEST, Inc.) in Denver and Honeywell, Inc. in Minneapolis. 

Pete offers extensive experience structuring and negotiating domestic and international agreements in a wide variety of areas, including: cloud services, outsourcing, product development, technology transfer, telecommunications, data sharing, complex procurement, product distribution and sales, contract manufacturing, and a wide variety of patent, trademark and copyright licenses. He offers significant international experience, including, intellectual property holding companies, export control and international intellectual property issues. Pete also regularly handles intellectual property issues in connection with public and private company mergers and acquisitions, including due diligence and licensing issues. The value of several of these transactions has exceeded one billion dollars.

Pete has been materially involved in a number of high profile intellectual property disputes in a variety of industries, including the semiconductor, telecommunications, computer networking, automotive, clean- tech and health sciences industries. In 2005, he wrote significant portions of the appeal brief filed on behalf of AWH Corporation in the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit en banc proceedings, Phillips v. AWH Corporation, concerning the procedures that should be used to determine patent claim construction. Most recently, Pete successfully represented a third party semiconductor tooling manufacturer in connection with a government ITC investigation seeking to ban the importation of hard drives into the United States.

As a registered patent attorney, Pete counsels clients on patent matters, including, infringement, validity, and pre-litigation issues. While at U S WEST, Inc. he was responsible for managing over 1500 trademark applications and registrations in 62 countries and all trademark opposition and litigation proceedings.

Peter J. Kinsella is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Open Source, Cloud Computing, Big Data - Advanced Licensing Agreements 2018, Thursday, March 08, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Open Source, Cloud Computing, Big Data - Open Source, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Thursday, March 08, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Open Source, Cloud Computing, Big Data - Open Source, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Thursday, March 08, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Open Source, Cloud Computing, Big Data - Open Source, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Thursday, March 08, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Advanced Licensing Agreements 2018, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, New York, NY
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