Jeremy Freeland’s practice focuses on early, mid-stage and mature information technology companies. His practice emphasizes the commercial exploitation of information technology, with a particular focus on licensing, strategic alliances and the provision of complex technology services. He has practiced since 1988, initially in London then, having re-qualified in Washington, in Seattle.
Before founding his own practice, he was VP General Counsel at Aventail Corporation (acquired by SonicWALL in 2007), and sole in-house counsel at Primus Knowledge Solutions (IPO 1999, acquired by ATG in 2004). Prior to his in-house practice, he was an associate at Cairncross & Hempelmann in Seattle, and at Ashurst in London.
Enterprise sales, including SaaS licensing and cloud transactions
Channel sales, including channel management, and VAR and OEM deals
Strategic alliances and technology sharing
Technology development transactions
Sales and purchases of complex technology services, including systems integration and outsourcing
Internet businesses, particularly social networks
Intellectual property licensing and intellectual property protection programs
International, including establishment of overseas operations, channel networks and joint ventures
Corporate and securities, including angel and venture capital financing, and equity compensation programs
Executive employment, including employment contracts and executive terminations
Listed in Washington Law & Politics, “Washington Super Lawyers,” 2001-2004
The College of Law, London, J.D. equivalent, 1988
University of St. Andrews, Scotland, M.A. (joint honors English Literature and Medieval History), 1986