Press Release
April 4, 2024

Intellectual Property and Tech Transactions Partner Emmett Weindruch Joins Holland & Knight in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (April 4, 2024) – Holland & Knight welcomes Emmett Weindruch as a partner in the Intellectual Property Group in Charlotte. Most recently, Mr. Weindruch was a partner at Moore & Van Allen.

Mr. Weindruch's transactional practice focuses on preparing and negotiating intellectual property (IP) technology and commercial agreements, including software as a service (SaaS) agreements, patent and trademark licenses, joint developer agreements, software reseller agreements, cloud hosting agreements and a variety of supply chain, hosted solution and general commercial agreements.

Mr. Weindruch also has substantive experience working with private equity sponsors evaluating and negotiating mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in technological fields. As part of these transactions, he leads IP due diligence efforts, including evaluating IP portfolios and technology agreements and negotiating IP and regulatory terms.

"Emmett has an extremely valuable skill set, which includes advising on intellectual property matters, but also handling due diligence on tech industry M&A deals as well," said David Donoghue, leader of Holland & Knight's Intellectual Property Group. "Several of our colleagues in Charlotte have worked with Emmett before. Therefore, we are thrilled to expand our practice with a highly regarded and trusted adviser."

"Technology transactions are becoming increasingly complex, and I'm excited to be joining a large firm like Holland & Knight that can provide my clients with experience in rapidly changing fields like data privacy and artificial intelligence," said Mr. Weindruch. "Additionally, IP is a critical issue for any M&A transaction, and I'm thrilled to be working again with colleagues who are building a market-leading, private equity practice in Charlotte."

Mr. Weindruch earned a J.D. degree from Boston College Law School and a B.S. degree from Davidson College.

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