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Kevin D. Sheldon


Kevin D. Sheldon

Address:
385 Creek Point
Alpharetta, Georgia 30004
United States

Telephone: (404) 474-0575
Facsimile: (770) 804-2044
Firm: FSB FisherBroyles, a Limited Liability Partnership
Practice Overview:
FSB FisherBroyles has long recognized that technology strategies are major differentiators between companies in today’s global marketplace, and we have assisted our clients - vendors and customers alike - in formulating and executing the strategies that have set them apart from their competition. That assistance includes counseling clients on the establishment, exploitation and maintenance of their intellectual property portfolios. Recognizing the importance of technology and intellectual property to its clients, FSB has built one of the largest and most experienced technology and IP transactional practices in the country. While other law firms have been scaling back their technology practices since 2001, FSB has been steadily expanding this area of practice. Today, FSB boasts more than a dozen technology attorneys with a combined 150+ years of technology law experience and deep domain expertise, and it is committed to continued growth in this area of practice. Our attorneys have received numerous recognitions for their work, including by The Best Lawyers in America for Information Technology Law, as a Leading Lawyer in Computer & Technology Law, as a Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Star, by International Who’s Who of Internet & e-Commerce Lawyers, and as a Martindale-Hubbell® Basic Practice:: AV rated attorney. Our expertise includes the following areas:

• Software Licensing
• Hardware Procurement
• Software Development
• Software Escrow
• Consulting Arrangements
• Technology Distribution
• Systems Integration
• IT Outsourcing
• Data and Application Hosting
• Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances
• Technology/IP Due Diligence
• IP Audits
• Technology Development
• Materials Transfer

Specialty Areas of Practice:
• Software as a Service (SaaS)
• Smart Metering or Advanced Metering Infrastructure
• Portable Data Terminal Equipment
• Mission Critical Telecommunications Infrastructure
• Sporting Event Sponsorship

Jurisdiction(s):
Georgia
New York

Professional Profile:
Kevin Sheldon brings over 19 years of experience in technology related legal matters. Prior to joining FSB, he spent nine years as Counsel at the law firm of Alston & Bird where his practice centered on high technology commercial transactions, including Smart Metering or Advanced Metering Infrastructure license and services agreements, software licensing agreements, complex technology integration agreements, software development and distribution agreements, wireless telecommunications agreements and related corporate legal matters. Mr. Sheldon also acted as a lead outside counsel for a Fortune 100 corporation with respect to various licensing and distribution matters. Mr. Sheldon has extensive experience in the technology industry, having served as Associate General Counsel for Harbinger Corporation, Corporate Counsel for The Network Connection, and as Legal Counsel for LXE, Inc. In those
positions, he worked closely with the research and development, sales and
distribution departments in drafting and negotiating complex intellectual property transfer and licensing agreements. Prior to attending law school, he gained valuable technology industry experience as a computer programmer.

Education:
LevelSchoolDegreeYear
UndergraduateUniversity of Maryland at College ParkB.A. Criminal Justice1976
LawSyracuse University School of LawJ.D. cum laude1990
OtherUtica College of Syracuse UniversityB.S. - Computer Science1979

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