Erin Hanson | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Erin Hanson
Erin Hanson

Erin Hanson

Associate, New York, Melbourne

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T +61 3 8486 8000

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Overview

Erin Hanson is an associate in the Firm's Technology Transactions Practice within the Firm's Global Mergers & Acquisitions Group and Global Intellectual Property Group. She is also a member of the Firm's Global Technology Industry Core Group.

Erin offers clients legal and commercial advice across the spectrum of standalone intellectual property and technology transactions as well as on the intellectual property and technology aspects of M&A, private equity and other corporate transactions. Her work includes representing large corporations, including major technology companies, and financial institutions in matters ranging from technology development, licensing and distribution, to strategic outsourcing, joint ventures and co-development. Erin has also gained valuable experience working on secondment at a global technology company.

Erin's clients benefit from her strong international experience, having practiced in both Australia and the United States. Prior to joining White & Case, Erin was a Senior Associate at one of the Australian offices of another Multinational Law Firm headquartered in Hong Kong.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar
  • Queensland, Australia

Education

  • LLB, University of Queensland
  • BA, University of Queensland

Languages

  • English

Experience

Facebook in connection with various intellectual property, product, content, and technology transactions.

Facebook in connection with its new Portal devices and service.

Intel Corporation in a series of acquisitions of technology companies innovating in sectors such as autonomous vehicles, and Internet of Things.

Hughes Network Systems, LLC, a subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation, in the purchase of a minority interest in a joint venture with Yahsat, a leading global satellite operator based in the United Arab Emirates and wholly owned by Mubadala Investment Company. The joint venture will provide commercial Ka-band satellite broadband services across Africa, the Middle East and southwest Asia and will continue to provide unserved and underserved communities with reliable, high-speed Internet services.

Iconix Brand Group in the US$345 million sale of its entertainment division to DHX Media, which includes an 80 percent controlling interest in the Peanuts branded business and 100 percent of the Strawberry Shortcake business.