Sam Edwards is a seasoned legal strategist with expertise in Internet, IP, data privacy, and consumer protection law. He provides real-time guidance to leading tech companies to mitigate legal risks, while balancing complex business interests in highly competitive markets.
IP. Mr. Edwards shapes corporate strategy through all phases of IP lifecycle, from IP compliance policy and employee training to high-stakes litigation. For example, he priced copyright and contractual business risks of a B2B-software company focused on technical interoperability. He also structured affiliate IP licensing program to secure tax advantages, while maintaining maximum leverage in litigation.
Privacy. Mr. Edwards advises on all aspects of privacy strategy, including Privacy Policies, Terms of Service, product guidance, and regulatory compliance. He has developed strategy for location tracking, direct marketing, consumer consent, and use of third-party data in ads. He also performs privacy due diligence on potential acquisitions.