For more than 25 years, Sean has practiced in the areas of technology, intellectual property, employment, data privacy, M&A, and commercial law for technology ventures worldwide, serving as the chief legal officer for numerous enterprises in various stages of growth, from founding to IPO.
Sean began his legal career with a large law firm in Denver, Colorado, where he represented numerous technology ventures in mergers and acquisitions, business planning, technology licensing, and intellectual property management, counseling and enforcement. Sean additionally enjoyed an extensive state and federal litigation and arbitration practice.
Eventually, Sean moved in-house with Sun Microsystems, Inc., where he ultimately became Assistant General Counsel as an expatriate in Tokyo. Sean then joined the wireless and consumer software venture Aplix Corporation, also based in Tokyo, as General Counsel. Sean facilitated Aplix’s international growth and eventual IPO on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Sean also managed, as President and COO, the company’s US and European subsidiaries in San Francisco and Munich.
Sean is admitted as an attorney in California, Colorado, and Virginia.