JB Betker is counsel in the Intellectual Property Transactions Group.
He practices corporate law with an emphasis on advising clients on the intellectual property and technology aspects of transactional matters, including licensing arrangements, mergers and acquisitions, corporate financings and capital markets offerings. He has extensive experience drafting and negotiating a wide range of transactional documents, focusing on intellectual property and technology, including trademark, patent and copyright license agreements, software agreements, development and manufacturing agreements, service agreements, assignment agreements, stock / asset purchase agreements, credit agreements, security agreements, offering memoranda and related ancillary documents. His experience includes working with clients in the computer hardware and software, power, automotive, pharmaceutical, medical device, chemical and financial services industries.
Prior to joining Shearman & Sterling, JB was an associate at an intellectual property boutique handling intellectual property counseling matters, including intellectual property litigation and prosecution and patent portfolio valuation and acquisition.