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  • Education
    • J.D., Boston University School of Law, 1989, B.U. Law Review
    • M.Phil, Oxford University, 1986
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1991
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1991
Dov Scherzer counsels clients in cutting-edge technology and privacy law matters, with a specific focus on global technology, outsourcing, internet and intellectual property transactions. From startups to Fortune 500 companies, Dov provides legal counsel at all stages of the corporate lifecycle. His business-first philosophy allows him to support clients, not only through the delivery of legal services, but also by adding value as a trusted business advisor. Based on his years of experience representing technology vendors and customers in highly-regulated industries like health care and financial services, he understands the various business models and the drivers that impact the parties involved. He takes a practical business approach to each transaction in the context of “real-world" client requirements and best industry practices. Dov's extensive experience includes representing clients in connection with: 
  • Complex global Information Technology (IT), “Cloud”, Application Service Provider (ASP), Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and other outsourcing and off-shoring agreements 
  • Agreements relating to the development, sale, resale, license, distribution, maintenance and other commercialization of Intellectual Property and IT assets 
  • Hardware, software and other technology procurement transactions 
  • Technology consulting and professional services agreements, including for network design, systems integration and implementation, and applications development and support 
  • Technology-related M&A, joint ventures, strategic alliances and teaming agreements, E-commerce agreements, including for fulfillment and payment-processing services 
  • International privacy, data security, disaster recovery, alternative production facilities and business continuity matters 
  • Open source software licensing 
  • Transactions involving regulated industries (e.g., health care and financial services), where operations are subject to external review
Dov maintains a strong international practice, and has been particularly active in Europe, India and Israel. Dov’s prior experience as an active independent board member of an international IT outsourcing, help desk and BPO company provides him with a unique view of how the world looks through the eyes of the client.
  • Represented leading financial services company in IT, applications development /maintenance, insurance claims processing and other technology and BPO transactions. 
  • Represented leading insurance company in global IT outsourcing and BPO transactions.
  • Represented global consulting firm in technology outsourcing transaction with Indian vendor.
  • Represented leading healthcare research not-for-profit in Contract Research Organization (CRO) services transaction.
  • Represented healthcare research organization in numerous transactions for technology and systems procurement.
  • Represented multinational travel agency in a wide variety of system procurement, licensing, networking, online distribution and content license agreements.
  • Represented global telecommunications company in turnkey solution/integration system agreement; included negotiations with multiple vendors and integration management services.
  • Represented leading media company in agreement for end-to-end logistics and fulfillment services in connection with CD purchases.
  • Represented banking technology company in two large transactions to outsource key IT functions, including applications development, help desk and data center operations.
  • Represented global software vendor in connection with the sale and resale of its products (including VAR and a variety of other distribution agreements).
  • Represented leading royalty-tracking technology provider in IT transactions and related dispute resolution matters.
  • Represented Fortune 500 company in large Cloud/IT Outsourcing transaction.
  • Represented an international, publicly traded, payment processing vendor in several large payment/data processing services transactions, including one with a major money center bank, and another with a world leader in the sale and resale of financial services technology solutions. 
  • Represented leading digital content company in a wide variety of technology development, content licensing, distribution, ASP and other service agreements.
  • Represented leading video games on-demand supplier in development, reseller, joint venture, satellite and other distribution agreements.
  • Represented media company in cutting-edge digital right management agreement.
  • Represented leading financial services community network in a wide variety of technology procurement and membership agreements.
  • Represented global vendor in multi-billion dollar telecommunications outsourcing transactions. 
  • Represented numerous clients in a variety of technology procurement, networking, financial services platform and telecoms agreements, including with leading ERP and solutions vendors.
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PolsinelliOnPrivacy.com Blog
February 3, 2016
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PolsinelliOnPrivacy.com Blog
November 16, 2015
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PolsinelliOnPrivacy.com Blog
October 21, 2015
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PolsinelliOnPrivacy.com Blog
September 3, 2015
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Data Protection
International Technology Law Association
2014
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Recent Developments in US Privacy and Data Protection Law
Europa Institute
2014
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Technology Licensing in a World of New Devices
International Technology Law Association
2013
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Managing Global Data Protection
ITech Law
2013
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First Experiences with the 2009 FTC Rules on Endorsements in Blogs and Other Ads
ITechLaw 2010 European Conference
October 2010
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Outsourcing and Technology Contracting
ITechLaw 5th International Asian Conference
February 2009
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