Gregory A. Thomson is an Attorney Of Counsel in Miller Mayer’s Business Services and Intellectual Property practice groups.

Mr. Thomson’s practice focuses on intellectual property, financial, and commercial transactions in the media, technology, entertainment, and innovation-driven industries. He advises clients in New York City, Central New York, California, and internationally on matters including venture financing, technology licensing, motion picture and television distribution, international co-production and financing, entertainment industry talent agreements, executive employment agreements, literary rights acquisitions and sales, and entertainment industry estate representation.

Mr. Thomson’s experience includes senior executive positions in multiple venture-financed technology companies; heading business affairs for Quincy Jones Productions in Los Angeles, and serving as an expert on entertainment industry economics in the wrongful death lawsuit brought by heirs of Notorious B.I.G. He began his career as an associate at a top national law firm in Los Angeles.

Mr. Thomson also serves as a strategic advisor to Cornell University’s Center for Technology Licensing – Cornell’s technology transfer office – which manages and licenses Cornell’s extensive portfolio of technologies from Cornell’s Ithaca campus, Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell Tech, and Cornell AgriTech. In this capacity, Mr. Thomson advises on matters including equity investments in tech startups, patent and copyright licensing, and business development.

Mr. Thomson received a JD from Yale Law School, an MBA from Columbia Business School, and a BA from Yale College. He is admitted in New York and California.

AREAS OF FOCUS

Business Services

Privacy Policy
Software Development
Terms and Conditions of Use
Commercial Real Estate Financing
Equipment Financing
SBA Financing
Buyout and Withdrawal Agreements
Mediation
Construction
Financing
Leases
Purchase and Sale Transactions
LLC Operating Agreements
Shareholder Agreements
Privacy Policy
Software Development
Terms and Conditions of Use
Limited Liability Companies
Corporations
Partnerships

Venture Capital

Employment Agreements
Employee Handbooks
Incentive Compensation
Restrictive Covenants – Non-competition, Non-solicitation, Nondisclosure Agreements
Workers Compensation
Craft Breweries
Federal Permit
Labor and Employment
Off-Premises
On-Premises
Violations
Tax Exempt Applications
Corporate Governance

Succession Planning

Convertible Debt
Corporate Governance
Debt Financing
Equity Financing-Venture Capital
Incentive Compensation
LLC Operating Agreements
Preferred Stock Offerings
Shareholder Agreements
Stock Option Plans

Intellectual Property

We can assist with:

Clearance Searches
Enforcement
Federal Registration
Licensing
Opposition and Cancellation Actions

We can assist with:

Clearance Searches
Enforcement
Federal Registration, Provisional Applications
Licensing
Opposition and Cancellation Actions

We can assist with:

Clearance Searches
Federal Registration
Madrid Protocol – International Registration
Opposition and Cancellation Actions

We can assist with all aspects of trade secrets litigation.