Technology law has been in the DNA of Ater Wynne for years. This focus has been a key differentiator for our firm and, as a result, Ater Wynne has earned a reputation as one of the region’s leading law firms for technology-based companies.

The attorneys in Ater Wynne’s Technology Industry group have extensive experience regarding the full range of legal matters that impact technology-based companies, including corporate finance, securities, tax, intellectual property, technology, and employment matters.

Ater Wynne provides strategic legal advice to help our technology clients develop their business strategies, address their corporate governance and tax matters, protect their intellectual property rights, maximize the commercialization of their technology assets, and analyze the many other legal issues and risks related to the operations of their technology-based businesses.

Ater Wynne's breadth of legal expertise representing technology-based companies means our team of attorneys provide highly responsive, business-minded advice tailored to fit our clients' needs.

Our technology-based clients include high-tech companies (ranging from emerging growth companies to global industry leaders), bioscience industry companies, global technology consortia, research institutions, and technology accelerators. Many of our clients are involved in cutting-edge technologies and discoveries, including semiconductors, cloud computing, software development, multi-media development, clean technology, medical devices, and life sciences research.

Several of the attorneys in our Technology Industry group are active with high tech and bioscience industry organizations, including the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network, Angel Oregon, Technology Association of Oregon, Oregon Bioscience Association, Seattle Angel Fund, MIT Enterprise Forum of the Northwest, and the Pacific Northwest Life Sciences Executive Forum.

Whether your business is a small start-up technology company or a long-established technology corporation, the attorneys in our Technology Industry group will provide the counsel you need in today's fast-paced technology industry.

Ater Wynne's legal services to technology-based clients include: