Terry has over 25 years of experience counseling companies in establishing, managing, and enforcing their trademarks, copyrights and other intellectual property rights around the world, as well as providing effective risk management and defense against the IP rights of others. He handles clearance and prosecution, litigation matters, oppositions, and cancellations as well as negotiating and drafting a broad range of agreements, including licenses, technology transfer agreements, co-development agreements, assignments, settlement agreements, and consents/prior rights agreements. He is well versed in IP issues relating to acquisitions, divestments, financings, and other business development transactions.
Terry has run a number of marathons, enjoys cooking and baking, exploring topics in history and theology, and facilitating meditation groups. He is also an avid theatre goer.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
by Leonard Cohen
My Cousin Vinny
If I weren’t a lawyer, I would be an Unitarian Universalist minister.
Prior to joining Practus, Terry served as Assistant General Counsel in the Legal Brand Protection team at GlaxoSmithKline, providing strategic advice on the company’s global trademarks, copyrights, domain names, designs, and related intellectual property assets.
He managed a portfolio of over 26,000 rights with responsibility for many recognizable brands such as Sensodyne, Flonase, and Nicorette, as well as provided IP legal support on corporate and business development transactions, digital projects, ecommerce initiatives, and anti-counterfeiting efforts. Terry was previously also an Associate at Dechert LLP, and Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.
Intellectual Property, Trademarks, Copyrights, Rights of Publicity, Licensing, Anti-Counterfeiting, Contracts and Agreements, IP Litigation Matters, Acquisitions, Divestments, Financings
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