Michael Heuga is a partner in the law firm's Corporate & Securities practice and is located in the San Francisco office. His practice focuses on technology and commercial transactions, in particular licensing, intellectual property and marketing matters. He has negotiated and drafted agreements involving complex technology licenses and transfers, information technology procurement, asset acquisitions and divestitures, distributor matters, and real property transactions. Mr. Heuga also counsels a wide variety of clients on intellectual property and related subjects, as well as on compliance with advertising, antitrust, consumer protection, and other trade regulation laws. He also has significant experience with the resolution of competitor advertising disputes.
Mr. Heuga works with clients ranging from start-ups to well-established Fortune 500 companies, as well as public entities in California. He advises clients in a variety of industries, including energy, consumer retail, advertising and marketing, and software; hardware and other technologies.
Mr. Heuga spent three years in public accounting with Ernst & Young in Silicon Valley before attending law school, and is a certified public accountant in California (inactive).
American Bar Association, San Francisco Bar Association
Honorable Vaughn R. Walker, United States District Court for the Northern District of California, 2000 - 2001
Order of the Coif, UCLA Law Review