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Mo Khan

Mo Khan

Start-Up and Intellectual Property Lawyer

Palo Alto
Licensed in
CA
University of
California Hastings College of the Law
About
"Begin with the end in Mind" -
Seasoned Silicon Valley start-up lawyer with deep experience advising entrepreneurs and start-up companies from company formation to venture finance, technology development, intellectual property protection, deal and sales closings to M&A - with a successful track record of multiple successful terms sheets, large deal closings and exits. Extensive Silicon Valley network with strong relationships to VC firms for capital and business partners for customer base and alliances.
22
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Work History

Binary Venture Partners

General Counsel, Director

Aug 2005 - Present

Counsel to Venture Capital Fund, advising software companies on the cutting edge of technology. Structured and managed VC fund; raised funding and provided legal, business development, commercialization and monetization guidance to start-ups in the Silicon Valley. Fund founded by ex-Google veterans. Act as "Outside General Counsel" to numerous start-ups.

Aug 2005 - Present

Microsoft Corporation

Business Development Attorney

Jun 2004 - Jul 2005

Member of the Platform (OS) group’s strategic unit, which accounted for over 90% of company revenues
 Handled sensitive outreach, relationship building, business development, licensing (in-out), agreement structuring and compliance matters with numerous small and medium enterprises
 Outreach integral to anti-trust settlement between company and plaintiffs in Federal and State courts

Jun 2004 - Jul 2005

Remedy Corporation

Corporate Counsel

Sep 2000 - May 2003

 Responsible for general corporate transaction work, with prime responsibility for IP protection issues
 Negotiate and drafting software licenses, including end-user license agreements
 Tasked with licensing-in of technology and administration of company's technology partnership programs
 Advise executives and contracts negotiators on legal and intellectual property issues

Sep 2000 - May 2003

Competition Commission of South Africa

M&A Attorney

Jun 1999 - Jul 2000

Responsible for analysis, determination and disposition of complex mergers and acquisitions involving domestic and foreign companies. Drafted merger guidelines to direct attorneys and practitioners on implementation and interpretation of merger law, based on USDOJ guidelines. Conducted detailed analysis of proposed mergers and prepared cases against anti-competitive transactions.

Jun 1999 - Jul 2000

Post, Kirby, Noonan & Sweat

Associate

Feb 1998 - Jan 1999

Worked on a variety of business litigation matters and transactions, including anti-trust and complex contract issues. Drafted memos, pleadings, discovery and other motions. Took depositions.

Feb 1998 - Jan 1999

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