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Terry regularly serves as outside corporate and trademark counsel to clients ranging from owners of closely-held businesses to large, publicly traded corporations. He advises business owners, corporate executives, boards of directors, and in-house attorneys with respect to a variety of corporate, M&A, intellectual property, trademark, technology, licensing, internet, and domain name matters.
His corporate and M&A practice includes negotiating and drafting domestic and cross-border merger, acquisition, and divestiture agreements; joint venture agreements; distribution and supply agreements; equipment purchase agreements; equipment lease agreements; purchase order terms and conditions; terms and conditions of sale; buy-sell agreements; shareholder agreements; and asset-based loan documentation. He also advises clients with respect to corporate governance issues, Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) sale and secured transaction issues, and other corporate matters.
Terry’s intellectual property and trademark practice includes negotiating and drafting software, trademark, and technology license agreements; technology development agreements; SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) and other cloud services agreements; IT services agreements; and trademark coexistence agreements. His work also extends to securing, enforcing and expanding clients’ domestic and international trademark rights by managing global trademark portfolios for clients. These portfolio management activities include clearing new trademarks; developing global trademark filing and enforcement strategies; managing trademark and domain name watch service programs; and conducting trademark audits. He regularly advises clients on trade dress protection issues and internet-related trademark issues, including online-infringement and domain name disputes. He also counsels clients with respect to open-source software (OSS) risk and issues.
Terry represents the firm as a delegate to Mackrell International, an international network of independent law firms with members in 60 countries. He also serves as the Firm’s representative member of the International Trademark Association (INTA).