Leveraging over 20 years of business and legal experience, Rufus advises clients on a wide range of transactional matters involving technology and intellectual property.
Rufus regularly counsels clients in the life sciences and technology space with respect to inbound and outbound license agreements, development and commercialization agreements, co-marketing and co-promotion arrangements, collaborative research, strategic sourcing, equipment, manufacturing, supply and distribution agreements and other transactions. Rufus has also advised clients extensively in connection with complex patent licensing transactions, including patent exhaustion issues, patent sales and acquisitions, patent strategy, FRAND licensing issues, as well as intellectual property aspects of domestic and cross-border M&A transactions.
Rufus has significant experience in the semiconductor, mobile communications and high-tech products industries, as well as the biotechnology and agri-tech sectors. He also advises on international intellectual property matters and global cross-border transactions involving the United States, Europe and Asia.
Rufus is consistently recognized as one of the world’s leading patent professional in IAM 1000 and as a Transactions Star by Managing IP, and ranked by the Legal 500 (Patent Licensing) and Chambers USA (Technology Transactions).
Rufus has been a guest lecturer at Stanford Law School, teaching on international copyright licensing and an adjunct professor at USF School of Law for international intellectual property law.