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William and Mary School of Law, J.D., 2002, Order of the Coif; Member, William & Mary Law Review, 2001-02; Law Review Candidates Program, Director

Duke University, B.A., cum laude, 1995


Rich Dunn heads Robinson Bradshaw's Intellectual Property Practice Group and has extensive experience representing clients on intellectual property and technology transactions. He regularly counsels clients in connection with intellectual property licensing, acquisition, development and distribution agreements; software and/or data licensing; SaaS, IaaS, PaaS and cloud-based service arrangements; support services and SLA agreements; professional services and consulting arrangements; and OEM, VAR and other strategic distribution arrangements. Prior to becoming an attorney, Rich was a consultant for Accenture where he implemented IT solutions, which enables him to provide a unique and well-rounded perspective when negotiating and structuring technology-related transactions.

Rich also regularly counsels clients on data security and privacy laws within the United States and Europe. His experience includes assisting clients with the development of data privacy and security policies and procedures and negotiating data privacy and security agreements.

As general corporate counsel to many clients, Rich has also assisted businesses in a wide variety of other commercial and corporate matters, including organizational and corporate governance issues, and negotiation of procurement, manufacturing and distribution agreements, and other commercial contracts.

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  • Leadership Charlotte, Class 30
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