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David E. Bartlett

David E. Bartlett

San Francisco,CA (USA)


David E. Bartlett, Attorney-at-Law, is currently in private practice representing enterprises at the start-up, development and growth stages as outside general counsel, and on special projects, including strategic alliances, corporate and securities, mergers and acquisitions, commercial, technology, licensing and intellectual property transactions.

Mr. Bartlett has co-founded several high-tech companies, was a partner with a major law firm, authored books and articles, and is an elected member of the American Law Institute. Mr. Bartlett was a Partner of Cooley Godward LLP, a Silicon Valley-based law firm, where he practiced for 10 years after he joined the firm in 1987. Mr. Bartlett co-founded its Boulder office in 1993, where he was in charge of the Technology Practice Group.

Mr. Bartlett represented high-tech and biotechnology companies specializing in strategic alliances, corporate and securities, mergers and acquisitions, licensing, complex commercial transactions, and intellectual property transactions and strategies. Mr. Bartlett is the author of numerous articles and other publications, including the Strategic Alliances Handbook and the Intellectual Property Handbook — Institutional and University Licensing: Key Terms and Negotiation Points.

Mr. Bartlett’s education includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Entrepreneurship, magna cum laude, University of Colorado (1978); and a Juris Doctor degree, Outstanding Corporate Intern, University of Denver College of Law (1984).

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