Heather has in-depth IP transactional experience and has represented clients in industries including consumer and business software, mobile content and applications, travel and leisure and other online services, casual gaming, advertising law, and e-commerce. Heather is experienced in drafting and negotiating a variety of agreements, including product development agreements for both software and hardware; game development agreements; mobile licensing agreements; web site terms of service and hosting agreements; advertising network agreements; linking agreements; hardware procurement contracts; content licenses; application service provider agreements; and standard forms for use in intellectual property licensing programs.
Heather has drafted and negotiated a variety of intellectual property protection-related agreements for smaller companies and organizations, including non-disclosure, independent contractor, master services, end user license and reseller agreements. She has also drafted and negotiated strategic distribution and marketing deals addressing domestic and international points of sale. She has performed IP due diligence and risk analysis for mergers, acquisitions and investment transactions, and has advised on the antitrust and competition law ramifications of international distribution arrangements.
Heather is a founding member of Peregrine Law Group PLLC. She was previously a partner at Lee & Hayes PLLC, served as in-house counsel at Expedia, Inc., an online travel company, and was a member of the technology and IP department at Seattle-based Preston Gates & Ellis (now K&L Gates). Heather currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Chief Seattle Club.
Stanford University School of Law, JD, 2002
University of Washington, BA, History and Classics, 1997, Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Admitted to practice in Washington.