Marcela Robledo’s practice focuses on the intellectual property, data, and technology aspects involved in a wide range of corporate and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, licensing, collaboration agreements, and joint ventures.

Marcela has practiced law in the United States and Colombia. She is a member of the American and California Bar Associations, as well as the International Trademark Association and the Hispanic National Bar Association.

Marcela joined the firm as a partner in 2022 from a major international law firm.

Notable Experience

Notable Experience

  • Synopsys in its strategic partnership with Intel that combines Synopsys’ proprietary electronic design automation tools and Intel’s proprietary Intel 3 and Intel 18A nodes to allow Intel’s foundry customers to gain access to industry-leading intellectual property and accelerate the development of chips.

  • Voya in its acquisition of BenefitFocus.

  • FullBeauty Brands in its acquisition of Eloquii from Walmart.

  • Atlassian in its acquisition of Orderly from K15t.

  • Advent and Warburg Pincus in their $4.25 billion acquisition of BioPharma Solutions from its parent company Baxter.

  • Sixth Street in its $272.5 million Series F investment in shares issued by Content Square and in its strategic growth equity investment in Milan Laser.

  • Lowe’s in the $400 million sale of its Canadian retail business to Sycamore Partners.

  • Palantir in its joint venture with HD Hyundai for commercializing Palantir’s proprietary software platforms in Korea.

  • Solesis in its acquisition of Polyzen.

  • Suzano in its acquisition of Kimberly-Clark’s tissue products business in Brazil.

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Prior to joining Cleary, Marcela’s notable experience included:

  • Embracer Group in the acquisition of Gearbox Entertainment and in the acquisition of several other game developers.

  • Zynga on its acquisition of Echtra Games.

  • Devolver in connection with its licensing agreement with Mediatonic and Epic Games.

  • Brunswick Corporation in the acquisition of the Navico Group.

  • Microsoft in the acquisition of Github.

  • Syncsort in the acquisition of Pitney Bowes’ Software Solutions Business.

  • Dell in the acquisition of EMC and the sale of Dell’s software business.

  • Verisure in a commercial agreement with Arlo Technologies.

  • Microsoft in the acquisition of LinkedIn.

  • Microsoft in the acquisition of Skype Global Sarl.

  • Alibaba in its investment in Weibo Corporation and strategic alliance with SINA Corporation.

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Selected Activities

  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Leadership Council for Legal Diversity

  • American Bar Association Intellectual Property Section
  • Leading Women in Technology
  • ChIPs Women in IP
  • Hispanic National Bar Association
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals