Rhea De Aenlle

Rhea De Aenlle

E-Commerce, Privacy and Data Security

San Francisco
California
Licensed in
CA, Patent Bar, CIPP/US, CIPP/E
University of Utah

"Super accommodating. Excited to work again in the near future :)"

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About
Rhea de Aenlle is a business-savvy attorney with extensive experience in Privacy & Data Security (CIPP/US, CIPP/E), GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA, FERPA, Intellectual Property, and Commercial Contracts. She has over 25 years of legal experience as an in-house counsel, AM Law 100 firm associate, and a solo practice attorney. Rhea works with mid to large size technology companies but prefers working with small and start-up companies worldwide.

Rhea works with e-commerce clients on matters that include reviewing, drafting, and negotiating commercial agreements such SaaS agreements, terms of services, privacy policies, data processing agreements,
… read more business associate agreements, software licenses, service agreements, cloud services, and master service agreements.

Rhea also has significant experience working with life science companies on matters such as technology development, patent strategy, clinical trials, research & development, material transfer agreements, and confidentiality agreements.
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"Rhea was super knowledgeable and crafted a mutual confidentiality agreement for my business in just a few days."

Draft Non-Disclosure Agreement (Commercial)
Posted on Oct 15, 2023
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"Rhea is awesome to work with. She is very thorough and asks great questions to make sure she understands and how best to help you. You'll be in good hands with Rhea!"

Consult on Business Consulting Agreement
Posted on Oct 11, 2023
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"Rhea has helped me on multiple legal issues and is hands down the best lawyer that I have worked with. If you are working in the life sciences field and want a lawyer that understands not just the legal side but the life sciences as well, I strognly recommend hiring her."

General Advice
Posted on Jun 26, 2023
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"I had a great experience w/ Rhea. She took the time and effort needed ensure a perfect experience - with a fast deadline. I look forward to future conversations."

Review Affiliate Agreement
Posted on Mar 10, 2023
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"I really enjoyed working with Rhea. Candor and professionalism is top notch. I feel like she cares about her clients."

Assist with Other Commercial Contract Matter
Posted on Jan 20, 2023
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"She went above and beyond and took the time to take my calls and walk me through the process. In addition, I had many questions and she maintained professionalism and patience."

Privacy Policy
Posted on Jul 23, 2022

Work History

Law Office of Rhea de Aenlle

Commercial, Privacy, and Intellectual Property Attorney

May 2018 - Present

• Advise clients about privacy and security laws, GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA, and FERPA
• Review, draft, and negotiate service (MSAs), SaaS, marketing, software and content license, and cloud services agreements
• Draft terms of services, privacy policies, data processing agreements, BAAs, clinical trials and MTAs
• CIPP/US, CIPP/E, registered patent attorney

May 2018 - Present

Pepper Hamilton

IP Practice Group Associate

Mar 2008 - Feb 2018

• Drafted SaaS, content, advertising and marketing, supply, outsourcing, services, consulting, services, purchase, OEM, and distribution agreements 
• drafted and negotiated patent, trademark, and software licensing agreements
• Researched, interpreted, and drafted terms and conditions which covered regulatory compliance, privacy and data security, and HIPAA

Mar 2008 - Feb 2018

Leiner Health Products, LLC

Corporate Attorney

Oct 2004 - May 2007

Advised product development, purchasing, quality/regulatory, sales, marketing, finance, operations, IT, and legal matters for over-the-counter drug and vitamin manufacturer; counseled management on patent liability; negotiated and finalized product development agreements, resell and distribution agreements with big pharma, and multinational retail companies

Oct 2004 - May 2007

Invitrogen Corporation (formally the name of Life Technologies Corporation)

Corporate Transactional Intellectual Property Attorney

Oct 2001 - May 2004

Drafted and negotiated licensing and R&D agreements for this biotech product development company.
• Advised Business Development; trained business unit to use term sheets to negotiate business terms
• Closed many commercial transactions such as purchase, supply, manufacturing, OEM, telecommunications, and service agreements for both domestic and international business units

Oct 2001 - May 2004

University of Southern California

Senior Technology Licensing Associate

Sep 1999 - Sep 2001

Managed comprehensive technology transfer program. Negotiated patent licensing agreements and identified novel inventions. Taught patent law and licensing to researchers and faculty.

Sep 1999 - Sep 2001

City of Hope National Medical Center and Backman Research Institute

Senior Technology Transfer Manager

Aug 1994 - Aug 1999

Led technology transfer program; negotiated licensing agreements; evaluated invention disclosures and managed patent portfolio at this leading cancer research and treatment center.

Aug 1994 - Aug 1999

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