Vicky Lee has been practicing in DLA Piper's Technology and Sourcing group for more than 25 years. She focuses on representation of emerging growth and public companies in complex technology and commercial transactions in the technology sector, as well as a variety of other industry sectors.

Vicky has extensive experience in developing strategies for clients to protect, license and exploit their intellectual property assets. Her practice includes structuring, drafting and negotiating complex commercial and intellectual property agreements, such as:

  • License agreements for patents, software, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets
  • Agreements for product distribution, including OEM, distribution, sales representative and reseller agreements
  • Manufacturing and purchase and supply agreements

A significant component of Vicky's practice includes advising clients on open source business models and compliance issues, and she has substantial experience in representing both customers and service providers in cloud computing and software as a service transactions. She also has significant experience assisting clients in the intellectual property aspects of buy-side and sell-side M&A transactions, spin-ins and spin-outs and carve-outs.

In 2017, the Silicon Valley Business Journal named Vicky to its list of Women of Influence. Also in 2017, the respected research publisher Chambers & Partners recognized her in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. The Recorder listed her as one of the 50 Women Leaders in Tech Law for 2013/2014.

Vicky is a member of the firm's Executive Committee.