Daren Orzechowski

at Allen & Overy LLP

For more than 20 years, Mr Orzechowski has represented clients from a variety of industries in connection with their most important strategic IP, data and technology-focused transactions. He regularly counsels clients in connection with M&A and IP strategy and licensing matters.

Mr Orzechowski is recognised as a top technology deal lawyer both in Silicon Valley, where he is based, and globally. He has handled matters relating to a wide variety of technologies. This experience provides him with a broad perspective that is essential to analysing difficult legal issues related to new and emerging technologies. These technologies include semiconductors, mobile devices, cloud computing and software-as-a-service offerings, drones, autonomous vehicles, AI, infrastructure and platform technologies, wearable devices and virtual reality. His matters usually involve deep commercial and technical complexity.

Both large corporate and start-up clients seek Mr Orzechowski’s advice regarding transactions involving the acquisition, development and licensing of intellectual property, software, hardware and data. He has an extensive track record in M&A, strategic alliances and licensing arrangements, as well as day-to-day operational matters ranging from product development and the formulation of go-to-market strategies to supply chain issues for devices and cloud-based solutions. He regularly handles complex international joint ventures and corporate transactions.

Mr Orzechowski frequently speaks and writes about technology, privacy and IP matters. He has been quoted in a variety of major publications. In addition, he is an active member of several leading legal associations and is currently an officer of the Technology Law Committee of the International Bar Association.

IAM says

Versatility characterises Daren Orzechowski’s service in terms of the clients he serves, the deals he brokers and the technologies he handles – nothing fazes him. He practises at the cutting edge and is on top of trends and developments in areas such as AI.


  • Legal
  • Licensing
  • M&A
  • Technology transfer

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Allen & Overy LLP

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