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 Expert  107997

Expert in International Business & Marketing: Licensing, Technology Transfer, Manufacturing, Agreements, FTAA

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Arizona (AZ)
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INTERNATIONAL LICENSING; INTERNATIONAL MARKETING. Expert's background in international negotiations licensing, marketing, and technology transfer comes from his 10 years as an employee of two Fortune 500 Corporations, and from eight additional years assisting companies of all sizes in that area. His particular expertise is in foreign technology transfer and licensing both in acquiring technologies from abroad and in licensing technologies to foreign jurisdictions. He also has considerable expertise in tailoring technology transfer and licensing to fit into broader international business transactions.

INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER. Expert is the author of various articles on technology transfer in Latin America and Russia. He has had considerable transactional expertise in foreign sourcing of technology, working with government regulations and agencies, and determining the revenue sources that are most appropriate for his employers and clients. He has 14 years of experience in the computer products and services industry.

INTERNATIONAL MANUFACTURING. Expert's experience in international manufacturing covers the gamut from finishing products in Mexican maquiladores to sourcing components and products abroad to establishing joint ventures and wholly-owned assembly/manufacturing operations outside the United States.

NORTH AMERICAN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT (NAFTA); FREE TRADE FOR THE AMERICAS AGREEMENT (FTAA). Over the past few years, Expert has written and spoken frequently on issues associated with NAFTA and FTAA. He is familiar with the developing rules of origin, product certifications, and duty reductions. Additionally, he has conducted considerable research on the future expansion of NAFTA including the use of Mexico as an export base for the Americas.

MARKETING CHANNEL AGREEMENTS. Expert is experienced with the development, negotiations, and implementation of VAR, OEM, and distribution and sales agent agreements for consumer products, electrical components and machinery, computer hardware and peripherals, software and courseware. He teaches the course "Finding and Using International Sales Representatives and Distributors" at the University of St. Thomas. He has also dealt extensively with termination issues.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AGREEMENTS. Expert developed, negotiated, standardized, and implemented virtually all types of computer or computer-related agreements. His work in this area includes hardware and software sales agreements, licensing agreements and maintenance contracts.


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international manufacturing


international marketing


international technology transfer


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North American Free Trade Agreement


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technology transfer


business licensing


license agreement


Free Trade Area of the Americas

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Tucson, Arizona;  and Gilbert, Arizona.

Often requested
with this expert:

Customs, Imports; Trade Policy & Compliance; Global Trade...
Varistors, Surge protection, Expert Witness, Electronic...
Apparel Business: Standards, Licensing, Trademarks, Trade...
Licensing, Technology Transfer

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1978   JD   Law   Arizona State University  
1969   PhD   Political Science   University of California, Riverside  
1965   BA   Government   California State University, Los Angeles  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1998 to






1994 to 1998


Fredrikson & Byron P.A.


Chair, International Business Law Group


1988 to 1994






1980 to 1988


Control Data Corporation


Assistant General Counsel, Pan Am/Pacific


1978 to 1980


Square D Company


Attorney and Market Development Coordinator


1972 to 1978


American Graduate School of International Management




Publications and Patents Summary

Expert is the author of over 20 publications including the book "The Future of Mexico" and the recently published "Business Abroad: 10 Proven Methods for Building a Global Business." Currently he is writing a book on international negotiations.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Cashman-Dudley Publishing  
 - Family Business  
 - The National Law Review  
 - Gulf Publishing  

Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
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International Experience:
Country / Region   Summary
Latin America, Europe, Asia, Australia   Expert has nearly 25 years experience traveling and doing business in Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
Mexico   Expert has lived for two years in Mexico

Language Skills:
Foreign Language  


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