Fenwick & West LLP represented Palo Alto, CA-based JotSpot in its recently announced acquisition by Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG). JotSpot, founded in 2004 by Excite, Inc. co-founders, is the first application wiki company. Wikis are collaborative Web sites where users can easily edit, update and append pages with new information. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The Fenwick & West transaction team included corporate attorneys Mark Stevens, Sam Angus, Elizabeth Gartland and Kristin O'Hanlon; compensation and benefits attorneys Blake Martell and William Herochik; technology transactions attorneys Christopher Joslyn and Jennifer Stanley; and tax attorneys Ronald Schrotenboer and Melinda Vance.
Fenwick & West provides comprehensive legal services to technology and life sciences clients of national and international prominence. The firm is ranked by MergerMarket as one of the top 5 technology M&A practices in the U.S. and by Corporate Board Member as one of the top 5 corporate law firms in northern California for publicly traded companies.