Wilson Sonsini is the premier legal advisor to technology, life sciences, and growth enterprises worldwide, as well as the venture firms, private equity firms, and investment banks that finance them. We represent companies from entrepreneurial start-ups to multibillion-dollar global corporations at every stage of development. The firm’s attorneys collaborate across a comprehensive range of practice areas and industry groups to help the management, boards of directors, shareholders, and in-house counsel of our clients address their most pressing challenges and pursue their most promising opportunities.

The firm has expanded its regulatory services to address the ongoing need clients have for advice concerning enforcement and oversight agencies, both in the U.S. and certain international markets. Our services include antitrust and competition; privacy and cybersecurity; FDA, healthcare, and consumer products; national security (export trade; CFIUS; and FCPA); and advising on other regulatory issues.

In this area, the firm’s clients include companies and other entities that compete in rapidly developing and innovative industries, including the biotech, communications, digital media, energy, financial services, medical devices, software and other sectors.

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    Via Licensing Corporation

    Collaborative licensing leader Via Licensing Corporation (Via) acquired MPEG LA forming Via Licensing Alliance LLC (Via LA).  The deal created the largest patent pool administrator in the consumer electronics industry.