Focused on all aspects of commercializing technologies.

David Sharrow
David Sharrow
New York
P+1 212 430 3161
David Sharrow

David advises on IP strategy, protection and commercialization and is the leader of our Strategic Transactions & Licensing group. He specializes in the areas of IP counseling and transactions, U.S. and international corporate partnering, strategic alliances, joint ventures and spin-offs, and technology acquisition and licensing. David also assists with IP and technology aspects of venture capital financings, public offerings and M&A transactions. He represents startup and emerging growth companies and multinational corporations in corporate partnering, strategic alliance, and licensing arrangements with many of the largest U.S. and international companies and major research universities and institutes.

David’s practice focuses on a broad array of technologies, including e-commerce, consumer products, internet, media, adtech, fintech, edtech, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, information technology, software, hardware, communications, semiconductors, nanotechnology, RFID and photonics. David has served as a visiting/guest lecturer at Tulane, Yale, Princeton, Columbia, Cornell, Fordham and other major institutions.

David’s recent transactions include Flipkart’s acquisition of the assets of eBay India and the sale of Moat to Oracle. 


  • Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, J.D.
    • summa cum laude
  • Georgetown University, B.S., Foreign Service, Diplomacy and International Security; Russian