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 is an IP licensing and technology transactions boutique law firm which provides negotiation strategy and contract drafting advice to entrepreneurs and companies in the high technology, life science, and e-commerce industry sectors.  The firm has developed specialized business contracts expertise across a variety of key high tech, life-science, and e-commerce/Internet industry fields of practice, including such niche practice areas as patent licensing; software licensing and software-as-a-service (“SaaS”) transactions; information technology, hardware, and hardware-as-a-service (“HaaS”) transactions; technology transactions; life sciences transactions; health technology transactions; and content licensing.

Based in San Jose and Silicon Valley, California, only minutes away from South San Francisco, The Prinz Law Office enjoys strong ties to the high technology, life sciences and e-commerce/ Internet industry sectors, which collectively form the backbone of California’s San Francisco Bay Area economy. The firm’s long history in advising entrepreneurs and businesses with cutting-edge technologies in the negotiation of complex commercial transactions and its well-established connection to Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area’s technology-focused local economy uniquely enables Prinz Law attorneys to provide highly specialized, negotiation strategy and drafting advice to technology-focused entrepreneurs and businesses engaged in intellectual property or technology-based commercial deals.

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 business contract 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, in Southern California, or internationally.

Nationally-Recognized IP Licensing, Software/SaaS, Tech Transactions, 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 Kristie Prinz is a regular media contributor on software, SaaS,  intellectual property, technology, Internet, and entrepreneurship issues, covering cutting-edge legal issues in The Silicon Valley IP Licensing Law Blog, and the Silicon Valley Software Law Blog, and The California Biotech Law Blog .  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 Associations as well as 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 local business and legal community has enabled it to become a trusted legal presence in the Silicon Valley software, technology, and Internet-based business communities.

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



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Mailing Address: 117 Bernal Rd., Suite 70-110, San Jose, CA 95119 | Silicon Valley Office: 2033 Gateway Place, 5th Floor, San Jose, CA 95110 408.884.2854 | Los Angeles Office 3110 Main St., Building C, Santa Monica, CA 90405 310.907.9218 | Orange County Office 100 Spectrum Center Drive, 9th Floor, Irvine, CA 92618 949.236.6777 | San Diego Office 4455 Murphy Canyon Road, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92123 619.354.2727 | Atlanta Office 1000 Parkwood Circle, Suite 900, Atlanta, Georgia 30339 404.479.2470 |

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