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Amir R. Ghavi

  • Partner | Intellectual Property and Technology

New York

T: +1.212.859.8552

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Amir Ghavi leads our technology transactions team, advising clients on intellectual property transactions

Amir’s diverse range of clients includes multinational corporations, private equity sponsors, and venture capital firms in a variety of industries including software, financial technology, high technology, aerospace, banking and insurance, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and the energy and industrial sectors.

Clients regularly seek Amir’s counsel on the IP and technology aspects of corporate and asset acquisitions and divestitures, IP-centric joint ventures, restructurings, data use and licensing, brand licensing and management and other intellectual property licensing, outsourcing agreements, software development, and the use and management of open-source software. 

For each of the past four years, Cornell Tech has invited Amir to serve as a guest lecturer to LLM students for a multi-day module on data rights and data licensing. Amir is also a regular speaker and panelist on disrup...

Amir Ghavi leads our technology transactions team, advising clients on intellectual property transactions

Amir’s diverse range of clients includes multinational corporations, private equity sponsors, and venture capital firms in a variety of industries including software, financial technology, high technology, aerospace, banking and insurance, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and the energy and industrial sectors.

Clients regularly seek Amir’s counsel on the IP and technology aspects of corporate and asset acquisitions and divestitures, IP-centric joint ventures, restructurings, data use and licensing, brand licensing and management and other intellectual property licensing, outsourcing agreements, software development, and the use and management of open-source software. 

For each of the past four years, Cornell Tech has invited Amir to serve as a guest lecturer to LLM students for a multi-day module on data rights and data licensing. Amir is also a regular speaker and panelist on disruptive technologies. He continues to pursue collaborations between academia, industry, and the law, most recently focusing on governance practices for artificial intelligence.

In 2021, Mr. Ghavi was ranked by Chambers USA in Band 3 for Technology where clients have noted that he “is a very business-minded, hyper-intelligent lawyer who is highly knowledgeable and gives very practical, actionable advice for clients.”

Professional associations

  • Member, Exec Board, Licensing Executive Society
  • Member, Tech, Privacy & Cyber Committee - Chair AI Subcommittee, New York City Bar Association
  • Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals

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Insights and analysis

Events

Speaking engagements |

Data Law 2022: A New Legal Field

Speaking engagements |

Licensing Executives Society Annual Meeting

Speaking engagements |

Outsourcing 2019: Innovation and Disruption
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