James G. Clessuras

James Clessuras is a partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he leads the Washington, D.C., office's technology transactions practice.

Jamie focuses on business transactions driven by the use or acquisition of technology and intellectual property rights. He has helped clients structure and negotiate a variety of complex transactions, including joint ventures, strategic alliances, technology licenses, and patent-purchase agreements, as well as product research, development, manufacturing, supply, and distribution relationships. In government contracting, he has particular expertise with government regulations and contract clauses regarding technical data, computer software, and patents. He also works closely with the firm's corporate attorneys on all intellectual property aspects of mergers, acquisitions, and venture capital investments.

Jamie represents both public and private clients in a variety of technology industries, including information technology, semiconductors, and life sciences.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Technology Transactions, 2) Intellectual Property, 3) Life Sciences and 4) National Security
Law School Northwestern University School of Law (J.D.,1997)
Admitted Year 1996
Education Northwestern University (B.S., 1992)
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association, California State Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association
Most recent firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
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