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JUDICIAL CLERKSHIP
U.S. COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE THIRD CIRCUIT

Law Clerk to the Honorable Samuel A. Alito, Jr. 1993-94 Term

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD., Tokyo, Japan
A leading oil and gas company in Japan that also supplies organic light emitting diode (OLED) materials with world-class performance and offers OLED technologies developed over many years to OLED display and lighting manufacturers.

Legal Consultant on Assignment, April 2014-Present

Work for Idemitsu Kosan’s Electronic Materials department to draft and negotiate various agreements with business partners and customers in the OLED industry on a global basis. Advise and consult with Idemitsu Kosan on various IP and business strategy matters.

1WORLDSYNC, INC., Lawrenceville, NJ
An industry leader in global product data management, owned by a joint venture between GS1 US, Inc. and GS1 Germany GmbH, with approximately 15,000 customers and corporate offices in New Jersey and Cologne, Germany.

Vice President and General Counsel, May 2013-present

Member of the company’s nine-person Extended Executive Management Team, with responsibility for all aspects of legal compliance for both the U.S. entity and its German sister company. Notable achievements include:

  • Spearheading the company’s attainment of certification under the U.S.–EU Safe Harbor for data protection.
  • Concluding major product data management contracts and professional service agreements with McDonald’s, Walgreens, Best Buy, Mars, B.Braun and various other large suppliers and retailers.
  • Implementing a major contract and agreement update initiative on a global basis.
MEAGHER EMANUEL LAKS GOLDBERG & BOVINO, LLP, Princeton, NJ

Partner, March 2012-May 2013

UNIVERSAL DISPLAY CORPORATION, Ewing, NJ
With a portfolio of over 1,000 patents and a market capitalization of over $1 billion, Universal Display Corporation is a world leader in the development of innovative organic light emitting diode (OLED) technologies and materials for use in flat panel displays and lighting products (Nasdaq: OLED).

Vice President and General Counsel, 2003-2012
Directly handled or supervised all legal matters at a publicly-traded company with global business relationships and a diverse workforce. Drafted and negotiated all license agreements and other business contracts. Served as a trusted business advisor and legal counsel to the Board of Directors and executive management.

Key negotiator of all agreements with business partners around the world. Extensive travel to Korea and Japan for face-to-face negotiations. Notable achievements include:

  • Negotiated a complex, high-value licensing and material supply arrangement with Samsung. Resulted in extension of a critical business relationship with a major customer.
  • Closed a multi-million dollar complex transaction having licensing, technology development and product sales components with Moser Baer, a large manufacturing company based in India.
  • Handled the acquisition of Motorola's OLED patent portfolio in a highly cost-effective manner. Achieved net business savings and secured key patent rights.
  • Closed major licensing and supply arrangements with key business partners, including LG Display, AU Optronics, Konica Minolta, Panasonic, Pioneer, Osram/Sylvania, PPG Industries and DuPont.
  • Managed all aspects of legal support and due diligence for a recent $250 million secondary offering of common stock through Goldman Sachs. Finalized the transaction in a compressed time frame of three weeks.

Actively participated in Board of Directors' meetings to apprise Board members of opportunities and risks in both business and legal areas. Responsible for all aspects of SEC and Nasdaq reporting and compliance, corporate governance, government contracts, environmental, health and safety programs, employment matters, stock transactions and corporate recordkeeping.

MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS, LLP, Philadelphia, PA
A global provider of comprehensive transactional, litigation, labor and employment, regulatory and intellectual property legal services to clients from global Fortune 100 companies to just-conceived startups - across all major industries.

Business and Finance Department Associate, 1997-2002
Corporate and commercial law with a strong emphasis on technology transactions. Extensive experience in licensing, strategic alliances, joint ventures, outsourcing, supplier/distributor relationships, and mergers and acquisitions. Key matters included:

  • Representing Aventis, a global pharmaceutical entity, in forming a product co-development and co-marketing collaboration with Genta, a cutting-edge biopharmaceutical company.
  • Representing NanoSystems, a drug delivery technology company subsequently purchased by Elan Pharmaceutical, in negotiating a major licensing arrangement with Merck.
    Negotiating a software licensing and professional services contract on behalf of VerticalNet, a former leading software provider in the direct material procurement space.
  • Negotiating various major outsourcing agreements with several banking and financial institutions on behalf of SEI Investments, a leading provider of trust management services.
  • Drafting key intellectual property transfer documentation for the formation of Verizon Wireless, a major telecommunications joint venture between Bell Atlantic and Vodafone.

Environmental Law Department Associate, 1994-1997
Environmental law with a strong focus on chemical and hazardous substance regulations, in particular the Toxic Substances Control Act. Managed discovery and wrote key briefs for major Superfund litigation matter in Essex, New Jersey.

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