Peter Quittmeyer is a member of Sutherland’s Corporate Practice Group, with most of his work being conducted through the Outsourcing and Software Systems Acquisition/Implementation Team. Peter is one of the pioneers in the field of software licensing and computer law and is nationally recognized for his work with technology transactions, including outsourcing and service transactions, domestic and international licensing and distribution, asset transfers, and software disputes. His practice includes both transactions and client counseling.
Peter focuses on procurement, “supply chain” and e-commerce, including manufacturing, supply, distribution, web marketing and compliance. He is the principal author of one of the leading treatises in the field of computers, software, and information technology, published by the West Group. Peter has conducted mergers and acquisitions, ranging from small to multi-billion dollar transactions, and venture capital transactions on both the issuer and investor side, primarily involving technology-based and biotech businesses.
He has, for several decades, been a leading authority on Georgia’s no-compete and trade secret laws. Peter has served as an expert witness regarding trade practices in the software industry in several court and arbitration cases.
Peter has served as adjunct professor for the Computer Law Seminar at Emory University Law School (spring 1996, 1998, 2000), as lecturer for the Licensing Seminar at Emory University Law School (spring 1997), as lecturer in Intellectual Property for the Erasmus University Executive MBA Program at Georgia State University (June 1996), and contributor to the Entrepreneurship Seminar of the MBA Program of Georgia Institute of Technology (fall 1999).
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