Emily Burrows advises companies on a wide-range of business and technology-related transactions, including the intellectual property components of commercial transactions involving the development, transfer and licensing of technology assets.
Representative matters include: licensing arrangements; information technology services agreements; outsourcing arrangements; collaboration and joint ventures; manufacture and supply agreements; distribution and reseller arrangements; development, consulting and professional services agreements; and other transactions involving the commercial exploitation of technology and intellectual property. Emily also regularly oversees significant intellectual property due diligence evaluations in the context of acquisitions of technology-focused companies and prepares and negotiates intellectual property and technology agreements in spin-outs and other acquisition transactions. She also advises clients on compliance with state security breach notification laws and responses to security breaches.
Emily works with companies in a variety of industries, including software, healthcare, Internet, media, food and beverage, automotive, and finance. She has represented companies ranging from start-ups to large multinational organizations.
Prior to joining the firm, Emily practiced at a firm in Austin, Texas. She also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Lawrence E. Meyers with the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Representation of Genesco Inc. (NYSE: GCO) in its acquisition of Togast, a company that specializes in the design, sourcing and sale of licensed footwear, for $34 million, plus an earnout of up to $34 million
Representation of TT Capital Partners (TTCP), NovaQuest Capital Management (NovaQuest) and Frist Cressey Ventures in its recapitalization and growth equity investment in InformedDNA, the nation’s largest provider of genetic services
We represented Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRL) in its investment in Denver-based Punch Bowl Social, an award-wining experiential food and beverage concept.
Represented Genesco in its sale of Lids its hat-focused division
Represented a global kidney dialysis company in its negotiation with Epic Systems to replace the company’s homegrown EHR platform with Epic’s Care Everywhere Network
Represented HealthCare BlueBook in its sale to Primus Capital
Represented Aegis Health in its merger with Clariture Health to form Trilliant Health
Represented national purchasing organization in its acquisition of Cleveland-based GPO
Represented national purchasing organization in its acquisition of a mid-market GPO
Served as healthcare regulatory counsel in the company’s merger with LHP Hospital Group
Mid-South Super Lawyers “Rising Star” (2016-2019)
Texas Review of Entertainment & Sports Law — Articles & Notes Editor; Executive Editor
The Review of Litigation — Staff Editor; Assistant Symposium Editor