Conner Griffith | San Francisco | Hogan Lovells

Conner Griffith

Law Clerk Intellectual Property, Media, and Technology

Griffith Conner

Conner Griffith
Griffith Conner
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As a law clerk focused on technology and intellectual property (IP) transactions, Conner Griffith represents clients in complex commercial and IP-related transactions, including the joint-development, licensing, acquisition, sale, use, and protection of technology and IP.

He has worked on transactions across a wide range of technology, science, and brand-focused industries, and represented companies from startups to large multinational corporations.

Prior to joining the firm, Conner worked in the San Francisco office of another global law firm, advising on corporate matters and complex commercial transactions. Conner's experience allows him to effectively protect vital brands, ideas and innovations throughout the lifecycle of a company.

Representative experience

Intel Corporation on the IP aspects of multiple transactions, including its US $900m acquisition of Moovit.

Synopsys on the IP aspects of multiple transactions, including its acquisitions of eSilicon, Moortec Semiconductor, WhiteHat Security, and BISTel.

Zendesk on the IP aspects of its acquisition of Momentive.

Atlassian on the IP aspects of multiple acquisitions, including its acquisition of Mindville.

Marvell Technology Group on the IP aspects of its US$10bn acquisition of Inphi.

Autodesk on its US$1bn acquisition of Innovyze.

PayPal on the IP aspects of several acquisitions, including its acquisitions of Chargehound and Happy Returns.

Novartis AG on the IP aspects of its acquisition of Chinook Therapeutics for up to US$3.5bn 

Sovos Brands on the IP aspects of its acquisition by Campbell’s Soup in a deal valued at US$2.7bn


  • J.D., University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, 2017
  • B.A., Harvard College, 2011
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  • California