Gavin George’s practice covers technology transactions, privacy and data security, and intellectual property in the information age. He regularly drafts and negotiates contracts and other documents involving the license, acquisition, and distribution of: software, hardware, protected data, personal information, technology, patents, brands and creative works. Gavin has advised a number of large U.S. and international companies across a variety of industries, including the health care, airline, hotel, pharmaceutical, railway, energy and entertainment industries.
Gavin facilitates business transactions involving the licensing, development, and transfer of software, data, and other technology for large and small companies. He handles commercial software licenses, technology development agreements, information technology services contracts, software-as-a-service (SaaS) agreements, distribution agreements, cloud computing arrangements, and other outsourcing deals. He has significant experience related to open source software, cloud platforms, sensitive data, social media accounts, as well as the development of new software, mobile apps, video games, and websites.
Gavin consults on general patent, copyright and trademark protection and privacy matters. He also regularly advises on the intellectual property, privacy, data transfer and technology issues that arise in corporate mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs, and bankruptcies.
In addition to his law degree, Gavin holds a B.S. in chemical engineering. Gavin earned the designation of Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) in 2014.
- Selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2014-2017.