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Harry Rubin is the Co-Leader of the firm's International Practice Group. He is a globally recognized authority on intellectual property transactions, technology commercialization, strategic alliances and outsourcing. He joined Ropes & Gray as a partner in 2007. Harry is former Co-Chair of the Technology Committee of the International Bar Association.
Harry has extensive experience in the representation of leading large and mid-sized private equity firms, technology and life sciences companies and IT users, including in acquisitions, mergers, spin-outs, IP financing, global and domestic joint ventures, strategic alliances, joint development, technology transfers, in and out licensing, VAR, OEM, systems integration, applications development and maintenance (ADM) outsourcing, supply side/manufacturing outsourcing, and intellectual property protection and commercialization strategies. He has represented clients, ranging from startups to multinational companies, in the automotive, travel, defense, software, bio-information, advanced materials, life science, health IT, medical devices, entertainment, semiconductor, electronics, publishing, fashion, wireless and optical communications, financial services and internet sectors. He has published extensively on international business transactions, outsourcing, joint ventures, technology transfers, licensing, Internet law and intellectual property. Harry's book International Technology Transfers (Kluwer Law International) is widely considered the standard reference text in the field. He is a frequent speaker on these topics in leading conferences.
|Areas of Practice||1) Intellectual Property, 2) Intellectual Property Transactions, 3) Life Sciences, 4) Banking, 5) Europe, 6) Israel, 7) Special Situations, 8) Patent & Trademark Procurement, 9) Patent Counseling, 10) IP/Tech Driven M&A, 11) Spinouts & Reorganizations and 12) Strategic Licensing Programs|
|Law School||Columbia Law School (J.D. 1988)|
|Education||Harvard University (B.A., Government, 1985)|
|Bar Member / Association||State Bar Of California, State Bar Of New York|
|Most recent firm||Ropes & Gray LLP|
Benjamin P. Smith is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice. He is a trial lawyer with a particular focus on high-stakes disputes in the biotechnology, medical device, and internet industries.