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When you choose Williams, Graffeo & Stern LLC, you get experienced attorneys who are part of the tech sector eco-system.  We truly share your entrepreneurial spirit. In addition to providing legal services involving business formation and structuring, IP strategies and protection, angel, seed, and venture capital financing, joint ventures and strategic alliances, technology licensing, and employment matters, we actively partner with our clients as business strategists and even investors. 


At Williams, Graffeo & Stern LLC we represent technology companies at every stage, from start-up through seed, angel, and venture capital financings to pre- and post-IPO.  As a technology company, you represent one of the fastest-growing sectors of our economy. As entrepreneurs ourselves, we understand your unique needs and objectives.

Founders, investors, and management teams choose Williams, Graffeo & Stern LLC because of our knowledge of the venture capital market, our passion for the technology sector and our track record in structuring and negotiating investment transactions.

We are active in many strategic areas, including:

  • Computer software, applications and systems

  • Computer hardware, storage, and peripherals

  • Wireless and cloud computing

  • Telecommunications, data transmission, and networking

  • New media, Internet content and interactive multimedia

  • Traditional media extension into new technology

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At Williams, Graffeo & Stern LLC we have extensive experience with outsourcing transactions and are able to structure and negotiate these transactions to meet the specific needs of our technology clients. Our understanding of the intricacies of outsourcing transactions comes from years of experience representing both providers and buyers of outsourced technology solutions.


At Williams, Graffeo & Stern LLC we regularly represent clients in contract negotiations involving material licensing rights, involving a myriad of issues common in today’s global economy. From drafting software or technology licenses to negotiating agreements that address the exploitation of valuable intellectual property, our attorneys provide clients substantive expertise in patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and technology to help meet a client’s immediate business objectives and to anticipate broader enforcement and related issues.

Our lawyers regularly:

  • Negotiate and draft complex agreements to obtain, protect, commercialize, and license technology and computer-related IP rights.

  • Negotiate and draft complex copyright development,transfer, and licensing agreements.

  • Draft online and electronic commerce contracts, disclaimers, legends, and privacy policies.

  • Draft and negotiate computer software and hardware licenses and transfers.

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