High Tech

The Prinz Law Office understands the challenges that face the high tech industry and the role those challenges play in legal decision-making.

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Life Sciences

The Prinz Law Office's long association in working with the Bay Area life sciences community uniquely positions the firm as leader in the industry.

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The Prinz Law Office is actively involved in organizations which have been instrumental in shaping the law as it relates to cyberspace and e-commerce.

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Silicon Valley’s IP Licensing & Technology Transactions Law Firm

The Prinz Law Office specializes in providing world-class intellectual property and technology transactions counsel to clients in the high technology, life science, and e-commerce industries. From across the San Francisco Bay Area to Europe and Asia, The Prinz Law Office advises individuals and early stage start-ups to large public companies and even nonprofit organizations on how to develop, commercialize, protect, and transfer their most vital assets – intellectual property.

Based in Silicon Valley, California, only minutes away from South San Francisco and San Jose, The Prinz Law Office enjoys strong ties to the high technology, life sciences and e-commerce industries, which collectively form the backbone of California’s San Francisco Bay Area economy. The law firm’s unparalleled expertise across these industries enables firm lawyers to provide superior legal representation regarding intellectual property matters to high technology, life sciences, and e-commerce focused companies.

Practice Areas:

High Tech:

  • Technology Transactions
  • Software as a Service Agreements
  • Software License Agreements
  • Mobile App Agreements and Terms of Service
  • Digital Gaming Licensing and Distribution Agreements
  • Hardware as a Service Agreements
  • Information Technology Agreements
  • Patent and Copyright License Agreements, Assignments, Copyright Registrations, Cease and Desist Notices
  • Technology License Agreements
  • Collaboration Agreements
  • Outsourcing and Service Agreements
  • Data Use and License Agreements
  • Asset Purchase Agreements
  • Business Contracts and Agreements
  • Employee Contracts and Agreements
  • Technology Consulting Agreements

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Life Sciences:

  • Biotech Transactions
  • Health Technology Transactions
  • Medical Software Transactions
  • Data Use Agreements
  • Medical Device Transactions
  • Biotech Licensing Agreements
  • Health Technology Licensing Agreements
  • Health Software Licensing Agreements; Health SaaS Agreements
  • Medical Software Licensing Agreements; Medical SaaS Agreements
  • HIPAA Business Associate Agreements
  • Sponsored Research Agreements
  • Collaboration Agreements
  • Asset Purchase Agreements
  • Outsourcing and Service Agreements
  • Business Contracts and Agreements
  • Employee Contracts and Agreements
  • Biotech and Life Science Consulting Agreements

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E-commerce/ Internet:

  • Internet Advertising Agreements
  • Copyright Registrations, Copyright Licensing, Copyright Assignments, Cease and Desist Notices, and Copyright Strategy
  • Trademark Registrations, Trademark Licensing, Cease and Desist Notices, Trademark Strategy and related  agreements
  • Content License Agreements
  • Software License Agreements and End User Agreements
  • Terms of Use, Terms of Service, Customer Agreements  & Privacy Policies
  • Software as a Service & Subscription Agreements
  • Domain Use Agreements
  • Data Use and License Agreements
  • Asset Purchase Agreements
  • Affiliate Agreements
  • Advertising Agreements
  • Business Contracts and Agreements
  • Employee Contracts and Agreements
  • Consulting Agreements

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For almost six years, we have come to rely on Kristie’s integrity and fastidious attention to detail. Her value-billing approach gives us comfort that our work is being done at a reasonable cost.
Gabe Kralik – Former General Counsel of Finisar Corporation
July 21, 2007

The Prinz Law Clients

Serving Silicon Valley, the San Francisco Bay Area, California, and the International Technology World

The Prinz Law Office clients include a dynamic and diverse mix of large companies, small to mid-sized businesses, and start-ups as well as individual professionals such as entrepreneurs, engineers, inventors, investors, developers, consultants, business coaches, service providers, business managers, authors, professional speakers, physicians, IT providers, and marketing professionals. The law firm represents clients pursuing large-scale transactions, as well as those engaged in negotiations regarding small-scale or personal agreements. Our clients are located locally in Silicon Valley and the greater San Francisco Bay Area as well as in other parts of California, the United States, and in other regions of the world such as the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Mexico, China, and Singapore.

The Prinz Law Office Difference

Personalized Client Service

The Prinz Law Office has maintained a firm commitment to the value of personalized client service, even in tech-savvy Silicon Valley. Prinz Law attorneys return client phone calls in prompt fashion and develop personal relationships with firm clients. While the firm utilizes the latest technology to deliver legal services, The Prinz Law Office remains committed to not allowing technology to disrupt the personal nature of the attorney-client relationship. The firm takes this same approach to client service for all firm clients, whether they are located locally in Silicon Valley or internationally.

Nationally-Recognized IP Licensing and E-Commerce Expertise

Setting itself apart from the average California and San Francisco Bay Area law firm, The Prinz Law Office has assumed a prominent role in the national legal community. Prinz Law  founder attorney Kristie Prinz is a regular media contributor on intellectual property and entrepreneurship issues, covering cutting-edge legal issues in The California Biotech Law Blog, The Silicon Valley IP Licensing Law Blog, and the Silicon Valley Software Law Blog and writing the weekly “Ask the Lawyer” column answering readers’ questions on intellectual property issues for Lawyers.com.  She has made media appearances with CNN Radio, World Trademark Review,  Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, Technology Transfer Tactics, Fortune Magazine, American Public Media, Dow Jones, California Lawyer Magazine, The SciTechLawyer, IP 360, and Sky Radio, and is frequently featured as an intellectual property and e-commerce speaker at legal, business, and industry-focused conferences nationwide.  Her accomplishments also include leadership positions in the Science and Technology Section of the American Bar Association and the Santa Clara County Bar Association, and past leadership positions on the Board of Directors for the Silicon Valley Chapters of the Licensing Executives Society and the National Association of Women Business Owners. The law firm’s prominence in the business and legal community has enabled it to become a trusted legal presence in the Silicon Valley technology community.

 To view a recent video interview with Firm Founder Lawyer Kristie Prinz, click here.  



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