Katie E. Dunn’s practice focuses on intellectual property, media, and technology transactions.

She also has experience advising on data privacy and cybersecurity matters.

Katie advises on a broad range of matters related to the creation, commercialization, licensing, and transfer of rights in intellectual property, technology, and data. Her experience includes structuring, drafting, and negotiating the intellectual property and technology aspects of agreements in the context of complex mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and collaborations, manufacturing and distribution arrangements, services engagements, restructurings, financings, and capital markets offerings. She works with clients to establish and maintain customized privacy compliance documents and programs, comply with cross-border data flow requirements and applicable data protection laws and regulations, and handle data privacy and cybersecurity issues arising in connection with strategic transactions.

Katie joined the firm in 2015 and was based in the New York office from 2015-2018.

Notable Experience

  • Kindred Healthcare in its $4.1 billion sale to a consortium consisting of TPG, Welsh Carson, and Humana.

  • Google on various matters, including acquisitions and joint ventures.

  • OpenText in its $1.62 billion acquisition of Dell EMC’s Enterprise Content Division.

  • The 3M Company on the $900 million sale of its Communication Markets Division to Corning Incorporated.

  • The Raine Group in connection with a co-investment in SoundCloud.

  • LVMH Group in its €640 million acquisition of RIMOWA, a leading manufacturer of luggage.

  • Gianni Versace S.p.A. in various matters.

  • Brookfield Asset Management in connection with the acquisition of the Leela luxury hotel chain and the Leela brand in India.

  • Geoffrey LLC, a Chapter 11 debtor and owner of the Toys “R” Us brands, in licensing matters during Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.

  • ESL in IP matters related to its $5.2 billion acquisition of Sears.

  • A TPG-led consortium in its acquisition of a 30% stake in jewelry brand APM Monaco.

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