Oral Caglar

Professional Biography

Oral Caglar is Senior Counsel with the Firm in the Intellectual Property & Technology Transactions group.

Oral is a registered patent attorney and a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US). Oral’s practice focuses on technology transactions, licensing, data rights, and patent issues. He has worked throughout his career to resolve legal challenges for innovators who create and use technology. Before coming to the Firm, Oral worked in-house for Fortune 100 companies in technology and entertainment, as well as in private practice at an Am Law 100 firm. He has worked in research university and federal laboratory environments, and he has driven technology transfer and development activities from both the university and industry sides.

Oral has an extensive background in negotiating commercial contracts for the development and delivery of hardware, on-premises software, and software-as-a-service (SaaS). Additionally, he has negotiated terms in government contracts and subcontracts, including for data rights, confidentiality, and technology collaboration. He also has deep experience in and has trained contracting professionals in the areas of intellectual property protection, supplier liability, contractual indemnity, and privacy.

Oral’s technical background is in chemical engineering, and he has filed and prosecuted patents in chemical, electromechanical, and aerospace technologies. He is active in and a past board member of the Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association (LAIPLA), as well as a former member of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) and the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA). For several years, he has helped develop the annual TechTainment conference, sponsored by LAIPLA and Loyola Law School, which addresses issues at the intersection of technology, entertainment, and the law. In addition, Oral volunteers with Public Counsel’s Adoption Project, representing parents in finalizing adoptions from the Los Angeles County foster care system.

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