Marcelo Halpern - Perkins Coie LLP

Marcelo Halpern

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 312-324-8535

Marcelo Halpern is a partner with the firm's Business practice and a member of the Technology Transactions & Privacy group.  Marcelo's practice focuses on transactional, strategic and corporate representation of global "FORTUNE 100" companies, start-up and emerging growth companies, as well as U.S.-based and international governments and non-profits. His experience includes structuring and negotiating technology and intellectual property-oriented strategic alliances and joint ventures; software, data and content licensing; outsourcing and ERP implementation transactions; counseling on digital strategy concerns including open source licensing, data security, data use and privacy issues (including HIPAA, GLB and cross-border data privacy issues); hosting, cloud computing and software services agreements; Internet exchanges and marketplaces; Internet advertising and sponsorship agreements; research and development transactions; private labeling, co-branding and other marketing and distribution strategies; and intellectual property and technology issues arising in the context of mergers and acquisitions, financing and bankruptcy transactions. Marcelo also provides general corporate representation to software, consulting, Internet, e-commerce and technology companies.

Wesleyan UniversityBA 1985Columbia University Law SchoolJ.D. 1992Columbia UniversityMBA 1992
Practising Law Institute, Understanding the Intellectual Property License programInternational Technology Law Association American Bar AssociationIllinois State Bar AssociationChicago Bar Association

Office Location

131 South Dearborn Street, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60603-5559
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Technology Law of the Chicago Metro Area
Marcelo Halpern has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!

Practice Areas

Technology Law (Information Technology, Intellectual Property, Licensing, Outsourcing, Transactions)