Jeff C. Dodd

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600 Travis
Suite 4200
Houston, TX 77002
P: +1.713.220.4736
F: +1.713.238.7368
111 Congress Avenue
Suite 1700
Austin, TX 78701
P: +1.512.320.9252
F: +1.512.320.9292
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Jeff C. Dodd

Partner

Houston Office
600 Travis
Suite 4200
Houston, TX 77002
P: +1.713.220.4736
F: +1.713.238.7368
Other Offices: Austin

Corporate, Securities and Corporate Finance: experience in diverse domestic and international corporate transactions, including representing issuers and underwriters (and investment bankers) in connection with public and private securities offerings (including IPOs and secondary offerings); representing venture capital and other investment groups or funds, as well as portfolio companies, in private debt and equity financing transactions; representing various participants (buyers, sellers, financing sources) in merger and acquisition and change of control transactions, public and private; counseling as to Securities Exchange Act of 1934 compliance and disclosure; advising regulated companies (including broker/dealers and investment advisers) as to regulatory and compliance matters; advising clients as to Investment Company Act of 1940 issues; structuring financing arrangements and vehicles (including structuring various hedge, private equity and other investment funds); representing borrowers and lenders in lending transactions (including financing transactions relating to acquisitions); and structuring and documenting joint venture, corporate partnering and similar arrangements.  

Intellectual Property, Technology, Electronic Commerce and Communications: extensive experience in a variety of domestic and international intellectual property and information transactions; representing various parties in the planning, design and implementation of electronic commerce strategies and arrangements, domestic and international (including those relating to business-to-business exchanges, co-branding, hosting, development and other similar activities), electronic data interchange arrangements, and electronic trading transactions and activities; structuring, negotiating, documenting and unwinding strategic ventures and alliances where intellectual property is the core asset; counseling as to intellectual property commercialization and exploitation strategies; structuring, negotiating and documenting technology acquisition, transfer and commercialization transactions; general representation of various parties in registering, enforcing and licensing intellectual property rights with respect to diverse technologies; performing infringement and similar analyses; advising domestic and international clients on data protection, security and privacy laws and devising compliance strategies; representing software developers, as well as distributors and end-users, in structuring, negotiating and documenting computer hardware and software ownership, acquisition and distribution agreements; representing companies acquiring software and other technology companies; representation of various communications companies and service providers.

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President - University of Houston Law Foundation

Board Member - Board of Directors of the University of Houston Law Foundation

Advisory Board Member - Honors College of the University of Houston

Fellow - Texas Bar Foundation, Houston Bar Foundation

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