Megan McKnelly advises national and international companies on a variety of intellectual property and technology matters, including IP licenses, mergers, acquisitions, corporate restructurings, and strategic alliances.
Megan has experience in domestic and foreign intellectual property due diligence and portfolio analysis, as well as drafting and negotiating agreements involving software and cloud-related services, complex collaborations, and the sale, purchase, or license of intellectual property and technology assets. She has represented clients in a variety of technological fields, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, telecommunications, cloud computing, fintech, streaming services, smart devices, and the Internet of Things (IoT).
Megan has an active pro bono practice that includes representing a human trafficking survivor in a vacatur petition in federal district court and an individual seeking recovery for civil rights violations in the Ninth Circuit.
Commerce Reduces Requirements Relating to Mass-Market Encryption Items and Publicly Available Software
GSA's Use of DoD Cybersecurity Language for Future Contracts Signals Increased Security Requirements in Civilian Contracts
- University of California, Berkeley (J.D. 2020; Law & Technology Certificate; Senior Production Editor, Berkeley Technology Law Journal); Massachusetts Institute of Technology (B.S. in Brain and Cognitive Sciences 2017, with a minor in Literature; Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association All Academic Sailing Team 2016)
- District of Columbia and California