PATRICK M. ANDING

Associate
Corporate

EXPERIENCE:

Patrick M. Anding is an associate at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he represents private and public technology and high-growth companies through all stages of their growth. Patrick's practice focuses on corporate and securities law, including corporate governance, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, and public offerings. Patrick has advised numerous entrepreneurs from initial company formation to liquidity event. He has extensive experience representing technology companies in a wide range of sectors, including commerce, consumer hardware, media distribution and content creation, machine learning, consumer products, data analytics and security, medical device, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, robotics, semiconductor, software, and social media. In addition to Patrick's company-side work, he has represented venture capital investors, such as NEA, Kleiner Perkins, Anthem Ventures, and Innovation Endeavors, in a number of venture investments. His practice also includes a focus on intellectual property, licensing, and commercial transactions, with a specialized emphasis in the digital exploitation of media.

Before attending law school, Patrick worked in the media and entertainment business as a producer and creative executive, producing a wide range of film, music, and new media projects for a diverse range of companies and non-profit organizations, including DreamWorks, Disney, Mattel, the BBC, New Line, the J. Paul Getty Museum, The Guggenheim Museum, and Palm Pictures.

SELECT CLIENTS:
  • Audiokite (music analytics)—acquired by ReverbNation
  • BandPage (commence and music analytics)—acquired by YouTube
  • BellaNove (subscription ecommerce)
  • Bioniz Therapeutics (biotech)
  • California Institute of Biomedical Research (nonprofit, translational research)
  • Cypher Gemonics (genome informatics)—acquired by Human Longevity
  • Dash Radio (music streaming)
  • EMPYR (commerce)
  • Energy Toolbase (solar energy modeling tools)
  • eXo Imaging (portable 2d/3d ultrasound)
  • GameCo (gaming)
  • GoShare (gig economy delivery, hauling & moving platform/app)
  • Grabit (automation, robotics)
  • HitRECord.org, (content creation)
  • Innovate Biopharmaceuticals Inc (biotech)
  • LonoCloud (security)—acquired by ViaSat
  • Lume Cube (consumer hardware)
  • Mopro (machine learning, content creation)
  • Ozobot (consumer robotics)
  • Process Street (cloud-based work management and collaboration tools)
  • Qelzal (autonomous driving, machine learning)
  • The Quantum Storey Company (virtual and augmented reality)
  • Roofshoot (real estate tech)
  • Shots Studios (social media and content creation)
  • Slacker Radio (acquired by LiveXLive Media)
  • Social Native (advertising tech)
  • Tendyne (medical device)—acquired by Abbot Laboratories
  • Tolero Pharmaceuticals (biotechnology)—acquired by Sumitomo Dainippon
  • Shark Wheel (consumer sporting goods)
EDUCATION:
  • J.D., UC Davis School of Law
    Order of the Coif; Recipient, American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence; ABA Regional Negotiation Champion; Member, Business Law Journal; President, Sports and Entertainment Law Society
  • B.A., Politics, University of California, Santa Cruz
SELECT SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:
  • Moderator, "The Future of Mobility," Techfire, Santa Monica, California, June 27, 2018
  • Speaker, "Startup Bootcamp," UCLA Anderson School of Business Venture Accelerator, April 13, 2018
  • Speaker, "The Deal: Raising from VCs—An Entrepreneur's Perspective," Recurring Revenue Conference, Los Angeles, California, April 12, 2018
  • Speaker, "Entrepreneurs Bootcamp," UCLA Anderson School of Business, October 2017
  • Panelist/Judge, "MusicTech Company Pitch Competition," SF MusicTech Summit, San Francisco, California, October 2017
  • Speaker, "Burbank TechTalks: Startup Law 101: Legal Considerations for a Strong Foundation," Burbank, California, September 2017
  • Moderator, "Road to Series A: Ideation and Product/Market Fit. A conversion with Erik Rannala (Co-Founder & Managing Partner of Mucker Capital) & Josh Yguado (Co-Founder, President and COO of Jam City)," Google LA, Venice Beach, California, April 2017
  • Moderator, "Meet the Money with Eric Manlunas (WaveMarker), Randy Churchill (Square1 Bank) and James McKenna (Serent Capitals)," Recurring Revenue Conference, Los Angeles, California, April 2017
  • Speaker, "The Deal: Negotiating a Term Sheet," Recurring Revenue Conference, Los Angeles, California, April 2017
  • Moderator, "Fireside Chat with Kleiner Perkins' Eric Feng (former CTO of Hulu and Flipboard)," TechFire Fireside Series, Santa Monica, California, December 2016
  • Panelist/Judge, "Startup Company Pitch Competition," SF MusicTech Summit, San Francisco, California, October 2016
  • Moderator, "Recurring Revenue and Early Stage Companies and Investors," Recurring Revenue Conference, Los Angeles, California, February 2016
  • Moderator, "Fireside Chat with Jeremy Liew of Lightspeed Ventures," TechFire Fireside Chat Series, Santa Monica, California, February 2016
  • Panelist, "Learn How to Protect Your Intellectual Property from the Best in the Business," ExpertDojo, Santa Monica, California, December 2015
  • Speaker, ExpertDojo Startup Bootcamp Day, Santa Monica, California, November 2015
  • Moderator, "Fireside Chat with Greg Bettinelli of Upfront Ventures," TechFire Fireside Chat Series, Santa Monica, California, November 2015
  • Panelist/Judge, "Startup Innovators Challenge," SF MusicTech Summit, San Francisco, California, November 2015
  • Moderator, "Fireside Chat with DJ Skee of Dash Radio and @SkeeTV," TechFire Ignite Summit, Santa Monica, California, May 2015
  • Moderator, "Fireside Chat with Brad Feld of Foundry Group and Techstars," TechFire Fireside Chat Series, Santa Monica, California, September 2014
  • Panelist, "Being a Musical Artist in the Digital Age," San Diego Music Thing, San Diego, California, September 2012
ADMISSIONS:
  • State Bar of California

Contact Information

12235 El Camino Real
San Diego, CA 92130
Phone | 858-350-2235

633 West Fifth Street
Suite 1550
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Phone | 323-210-2900

Email | Patrick Andingpanding@wsgr.com


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