With more than 20 years of experience, Allison Copeland has extensive experience with intellectual property transactions, litigation, and counseling. Her primary areas of expertise are preparing custom agreements, adapting existing agreements to address clients’ needs, and acting as lead negotiator in a wide variety of simple and complex transactions, including software licensing agreements, hardware acquisition and lease agreements, reseller agreements, OEM agreements, ASP agreements, SaaS agreements, consulting agreements, joint marketing and referral agreements, and other similar transactions. Additionally, Allison has extensive experience with open-source licensing issues, commercial litigation, and commercial and general business transactions.
Allison has experience with the use of open-source software, including the creation, implementation, and management of guidelines and procedures for use of open-source applications in development projects. Her background also includes the management of numerous litigation matters ranging from simple contract disputes to complex class actions.