M&A

  • Avnet, Inc. (Nasdaq: AVT) in its acquisition of Softweb Solutions Inc., a developer of AI-powered software for IoT applications
  • Cars Wars, the artificial intelligence phone solution for auto dealerships, in its acquisition of VistaDash, an industry leader in standardized marketing metrics
  • Doc.ai Incorporated, an AI-powered medical research companion, in its acquisition of a company that enables personalized healthcare and fitness conversations by integrating personal genetics
  • JDA Software, a provider of supply chain and retail software solutions, in its acquisition of Blue Yonder, a Germany-based provider of AI solutions in the retail industry
  • Pragmatic Marketing in its acquisition of The Data Incubator, a data science and AI training company
  • Qualcomm in its cross-border acquisition of Scyfer B.V., a Netherlands-based developer of AI and machine learning technologies; and its acquisition of Euvision, a specialist in image recognition applications powered by artificial intelligence
  • Relayr, Inc. in its acquisition of Neokami, Inc., an AI software company
  • Smartsheet, a Seattle-area company that builds software to help companies manage their internal processes, in its acquisition of Converse. AI, a UK-based pioneer in the field of intelligent bots for business automation
  • SpectralMD, a BARDA-funded, FDA Breakthrough-designated AI wound and burn imaging system in multiple corporate matters
  • StackStorm, a venture capital-backed data center automation company, in its sale to publicly traded enterprise hardware company Brocade
  • Taranis, an Israel-based agriculture intelligence software provider, in its acquisition of Mavrx, a US-based provider of an imaging and geospatial data science AgTech platform

Venture capital

  • AEye, Inc., a developer of advanced vision hardware and software for autonomous vehicles, in its Series A financing
  • Apprente, Inc., a Silicon Valley-based developer of intelligent systems based on breakthrough neuroscience-inspired AI technology, in its convertible note financing
  • Astound.ai, Inc., a provider of AI-driven enterprise automation software, in its Series B financing
  • Canotic Inc., a developer of an AI based technology, in its seed financing
  • Dimension Data Group in the Series C financing of Mist Systems, Inc., the pioneer in self-learning wireless networks powered by AI
  • dotData, Inc., a developer of software that automates data science processes using AI, in its startup financing from NEC Corporation
  • Experian in its investment in the Series B financing of Aire Labs Ltd., a provider of AI-powered credit scoring software
  • Ignition Venture Partners in its investment in the Series B financing of Tractable, a London-based developer of AI software for disaster recovery
  • LeadCrunch, a developer of AI-powered software transforming B2B sales and marketing, in its Series A financing
  • Lux Capital Management, LLC in the series B financing of RipCord Digital, Inc., the world's first robotic digitization company
  • Moody's Corporation in its investment in QuantCube Technology, a France-based fintech startup applying AI to macroeconomic and financial predictive analytics
  • SmartAssist.io, an AI-powered service for customer support, in its Series A financing
  • SSM Partners as the lead investor in the Series D-1 equity financing of Apixio, a healthcare technology AI platform company Tourmaline Labs, Inc., an AI software developer, in its seed financing
  • Doc.ai Incorporated, a developer of decentralized conversational AI technology, in its initial coin offering (ICO)

Finance

  • Silicon Valley Bank in connection with the issuance of a $1 million growth capital line for MarketMuse, Inc., an AI platform that lets marketing teams build high-quality content at scale through analysis of massive amounts of web data
  • A lender in negotiation and preparation of loan documents for a $1 million revolving line of credit facility and a $3 million growth capital advance credit facility for H2O.ai, Inc., developer of an open source parallel processing prediction engine for machine learning and predictive analytics on big data
  • A lender in a $2 million revolving line facility with a $250,000 letter of credit sublimit for SmartAction, provider of artificial intelligence-based voice self-service
  • Silicon Valley Bank in the issuance of a $750,000 growth capital line facility for Kubit
  • AI, Inc., developer of software for capturing, surveying and as-built documentation of existing conditions into the AutoCAD environment Radicle Seed, LLC as lead investor in the preferred stock financing of Motörleaf, a developer of AI machine learning tech for urban agriculture (US$2 million)

Intellectual property

  • Ombudsman Service in the procurement and implementation of an AI tool for claims processing and management
  • Tata Steel in its outsourcing to TCS, including the TCS deployment of AI for process improvement and efficiencies
  • BCG at its global legal conference on AI, machine learning and data analytics
  • DeNa Company, Ltd in its partnership with the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Yokohama Baystars who use AI in analysis of baseball prospects and on-field/in game strategy
  • Capital One in its patent strategy related to implementing artificial intelligence in banking and consumer finance
  • Advising startups and public companies on patent strategy for AI across the following sectors: life sciences, healthcare, sports, entertainment, consumer goods and products, and real estate

Litigation

  • Multiple healthcare IT (HIT) companies in crisis response and liability mitigation regarding data
  • Multiple healthcare AI (HAI) companies in intellectual property, data commercialization and risk assessment
  • A healthcare AI company in litigation over M&A transaction and related contractual breaches
  • A leading molecular data analytics company in multiple matters, including reimbursement disputes for innovative modalities
  • For a commercial sector client, national defense counsel for regulatory and class action litigation arising out of the use of sophisticated algorithms and predictive analytics
  • An AI tech startup in litigation with former executive
  • A national consumer products retailer in investigation over sales and customer data in AI initiative
  • Users of recommendation engines in various matters

Government affairs

  • Our FDA Regulatory team has advised numerous clients on regulatory considerations regarding the use of artificial intelligence to evaluate and provide feedback on conventional laboratory testing results, medical imaging, and other health data metrics
  • The Government Affairs group has advised clients on key developments in the US Congress on Artificial Intelligence policy issues and the growing amount of federal funding for AI initiatives in the federal agencies, like the Defense Department
  • In addition, one of our partner's served as the Chair of the House of Lords Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence (2017-2018)