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Stephen M. Wurzburg

Stephen M. Wurzburg

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Palo Alto, CA, USA

Stephen Wurzburg has extensive experience in business transactions and intellectual property matters. His practice involves serving as outside corporate counsel for small and emerging corporations, handling all of their legal matters, and serving as outside counsel for large corporations having their own in-house legal staff, handling select transactions.

He has assisted company management with legal issues involved in financing their business and obtaining liquidity for their stock, selling (or licensing) their products and services through various channels of distribution, protecting and profiting from their intellectual property, compensating their employees and executives, and interfacing with their boards of directors and shareholders.

In terms of legal practice areas, his experience covers securities law; corporation, limited liability company, and partnership law; tax law; antitrust law; commercial (UCC) transactions law; international law; and intellectual property law (especially technology transfer and licensing).

Mr. Wurzburg's clients are mostly high technology and consumer product companies. They include companies that develop, manufacture, and/or distribute computer hardware, semiconductor, laser, telecommunication, chemical, software as a service, and solar energy products. Prior to joining Pillsbury in February 2000, Mr. Wurzburg was with Rosenblum, Parish & Isaacs, P.C. in San Jose for 20 years. At both firms, Mr. Wurzburg has served stints as office managing partner.

He has given lectures and presentations before various groups, including the American Chemical Society, Practicing Law Institute, Santa Clara Bar Association, and Association for Corporate Growth.


J.D., Stanford Law School, 1980
M.S., Engineering Economics Systems, Stanford University, 1975
B.A., Stanford University, 1974


State of California


American Bar Association, Asian American Multi-tech Association, Stanford Alumni Association, Peninsula Intellectual Property Law Association, and Licensing Executives Society

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