Oliver Howley is a partner in Proskauer’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications Group. He is a trusted advisor to businesses in the technology, media, sports and financial services sectors, providing valued input on IP, technology and data-related strategies and transactions.
Oliver is a multi-specialist, with a day-to-day practice covering commercial contracts, IP, technology and data protection work. He regularly advises on the structuring and terms of contracts relating to the creation, licensing and monetisation of technology and data products, and the outsourcing and procurement of complex services. He also has extensive experience in advising on the IP, technology, data and carve-out aspects of corporate transactions (including joint ventures, acquisitions, disposals and investments) and on sponsorship, image rights and endorsement deals in the sports sector (with a focus on football clubs and players).
Oliver has been recognized as a "Rising Star" in The Legal 500 for consecutive years. Recent professional directories note that "no matter how complex the landscape, no detail escapes [Oliver’s] attention" and that his "logical... and forensic analytical approach make him a force to be reckoned with". He also receives praise for his commercial contracts work and "niche in robotics and artificial intelligence".