Adam Ruttenberg

Partner at Cooley LLP

Adam Ruttenberg

Adam Ruttenberg

Partner at Cooley LLP

Biography

Adam Ruttenberg is a partner in the Cooley Business department and the head of the Firm's Technology Transactions Group. He joined the Firm in 2000, and is resident in the Firm's Reston and Washington, DC offices.

Mr. Ruttenberg advises a number of leading technology companies regarding the exploitation of their intellectual property assets. His practice focuses on all aspects of technology transactions, including counseling, structuring and negotiating such deals in a wide variety of industries, including software, hardware, internet, new media and Ed tech.

Mr. Ruttenberg has broad experience representing emerging companies and large corporate clients in technology and intellectual property matters.

He handles a wide variety of matters, including:

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Domestic and international matters involving inbound and outbound licensing

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Technology development, procurement, and distribution agreements (software and hardware)

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Joint marketing, strategic alliances and collaboration agreements

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Patent licenses

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University licenses

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Big data

* Bioinformatics and healthinformatics transactions
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Software and SaaS transactions

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Cloud transactions

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Digital media transactions

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Data security and privacy counseling

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Strategic counseling and dispute resolution

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Open source counseling

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Information technology and business process outsourcing

His strategic counseling experience includes developing commercialization distribution and pricing strategies for companies.

In 2006 - 2009 the Washington Business Journal recognized Mr. Ruttenberg as one of the DC area's top technology transactions lawyers. From 2006 - 2013 and 2015, Mr. Ruttenberg was named one of the Best Lawyers in America. The Legal 500 named Mr. Ruttenberg as a leading lawyer in the field of technology transactions in 2008 - 2013. Mr. Ruttenberg is currently listed as one of the world's leading patent and technology licensing lawyers in the IAM Licensing 250 and the IAM Patent 1000.

Prior to joining Cooley, Mr. Ruttenberg was the Vice President of Contracts and Sales Operations of MicroStrategy Incorporated. Previously, he had been in private practice representing technology companies in information technology and biotechnology matters.

Mr. Ruttenberg received a JD in 1992 from Washington University in St. Louis where he was a member of the Order of the Coif. He received a BS in Genetics, Microcell Biology and the Philosophy of Science from the University of Minnesota in 1989. Mr. Ruttenberg has published numerous articles on business transactions, technology transfer, intellectual property and internet law. He is also a frequent speaker on these topics.

Mr. Ruttenberg is a member of the bars of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the District of Columbia.

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Partner at Cooley LLP
Education
JD, Order of the Coif
Class of 1992

Washington University School of Law (WULS) is a private American law school located in St. Louis, Missouri.[1] The law school is one of the seven graduate and undergraduate schools at Washington University in St. Louis. Founded in 1867, the School of Law is the oldest continually operating private law school west of the Mississippi River.

BS Genetics & Microcell Biology
Class of 1989

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (Minnesota, U of M, or The U) is a public research university located in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, United States, with the Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses being approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) apart. It is the oldest and largest campus within the University of Minnesota system and has the sixth-largest main campus student body in the United States, with 51,853 students in 2012–2013. The university is broadly organized into 19 colleges and schools, and it has sister campuses in Crookston, Duluth, Morris, and Rochester.

Career History
Partner
2000 - Current

Cooley LLP is a provider of strategic litigation and business transaction services and is a representative of private and public companies, financial institutions, venture capital firms and nonprofit organizations. The company was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Vice President, Contracts & Sales Operations
Prior

MicroStrategy, Inc. engages in the provision of enterprise analytics and mobility software. It designs, develops, markets, and sells software platform through licensing arrangements and cloud-based subscriptions and related services. Its flagship flatform, MicroStrategy 10, consists of the MicroStrategy Analytics, MicroStrategy Mobile, and Usher brands. The company was founded by Michael J. Saylor and Sanjeev K. Bansal on November 17, 1989 and is headquartered in Vienna, VA.

Transactions
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Exponent Private Equity LLP, Exponent Private Equity (Holdings) LLP purchase SHL Group Ltd. from Gartner, Inc.

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Shamrock Capital Advisors LLC, R. B. Media, Inc. purchase Gildan Media LLC

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Gofundme, Inc. purchases Crowdrise, Inc. from Explore Holdings LLC, Lowercase Capital LLC, Lightbank LLC, High Line Venture Partners, Innovation Endeavors LLC, Collaborative Fund

Awards & Honors
2012
Best Lawyers - Best Lawyers in America
2011
Best Lawyers - Best Lawyers in America
2010
Best Lawyers - Best Lawyers in America
Other Affiliations

Adam Ruttenberg is affiliated with Cooley LLP, MicroStrategy, Inc.

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