Jeffrey D. Osterman

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Jeffrey D. Osterman
Jeffrey Osterman is a partner in Weil’s Technology & IP Transactions practice and a member of the Cybersecurity, Data Privacy and Information Management group and is based in New York. Mr. Osterman concentrates on matters with deep commercial or technical complexity and has had extensive experience with pure patent licensing, technology transfer, outsourcing, technology integration, content licensing and merchandising.

Mr. Osterman regularly advises major pharmaceutical companies in connection with licensing and collaboration agreements; represents semiconductor and other technology companies in connection with development and licensing agreements; leads the technology and intellectual property aspects of major corporate transactions; and advises on the treatment of intellectual property matters in bankruptcy cases.

Mr. Osterman lived in Japan from May 1997 to May 1998 where he worked in-house on loan to the headquarters of Panasonic Corporation.

Mr. Osterman is ranked Band 1 for Technology & Outsourcing in New York by Chambers USA, where clients note "he’s just extremely thorough and he has the memory of an elephant." He is "very smart, very responsive and won't fight about matters that aren't important." He is also recommended for Patents: Licensing, Technology Transactions and Healthcare: Life Sciences by Legal 500 US. Mr. Osterman is recognized as an “IP Star” for IP Transactions, Patent Strategy & Counseling and Copyright by Managing Intellectual Property and has been named 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” for Technology Law in New York by Best Lawyers in America. He is “Highly Recommended” by IAM Patent 1000, where clients have noted he has “a stellar ability to see the forest through the trees, is a clear and concise draftsman and a constructive negotiator,” and that he is “the kind of sophisticated IP lawyer you need on a tough deal – he understands his clients’ industry and business, and fights hard while communicating clearly in negotiations to get to a resolution.” Mr. Osterman was named a 2016 Technology “MVP” by Law360.

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