Nader A Mousavi is a partner and co-head of the IP and technology group at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP.
He is a leading expert in IP transactions and strategy. He has extensive experience in high-stakes patent, trademark, content, data and technology licensing, as well as IP transactions and strategy in the context of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, collaborations, spin-outs, outsourcing, restructuring, financings, monetisation, licensing and settlements. Mr Mousavi has been appointed as a lecturer in law at Stanford Law School (2015-2016), where he teaches patent and technology licensing. He also serves as national reunion chair and a member of the board of visitors for Stanford Law School.
Mr Mousavi has been the lead outside counsel in connection with patent licensing transactions involving the payment of more than $5 billion in royalties, and in connection with mergers and acquisitions with an aggregate value in excess of $300 billion. His clients have included Alcatel-Lucent, Alibaba, Amgen, Anheuser-Busch InBev, AT&T, Bayer, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, CLS Bank, Dolby, Eastman Kodak, ING, Intel, Kraft Foods, Pharmasset, Silver Lake Partners, Skype and VeriFone.
Mr Mousavi has been recognised as a leading lawyer in publications such as Chambers USA, Daily Journal, Legal 500 United States and Northern California Super Lawyers. Mr Mousavi is a frequent speaker on IP and technology matters, including at Stanford Law School, the Licensing Executives Society, the Practising Law Institute and IPBC Global.
Before joining Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, Mr Mousavi was a partner at WilmerHale and general counsel of a telecommunications software company. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and his law degree from Stanford Law School.
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