Partner, Lathrop Gage

Legal Track

Dale Werts specializes in technology transfers and commercialization, corporate and general business law, and mergers and acquisitions. His technology experience includes data-related issues, blockchain technology implementation and cryptocurrency-related issues, virtual property transfers, software and technology licensing, hardware acquisition agreements, vendor and affiliate arrangements, and offshore structures. Dale has represented the virtual property industry in massive multiplayer online gaming for over 20 years, including work with respect to privacy policies, terms of use, terms of sale, financings, affiliate arrangement, payment processing arrangements, banking relationships, corporate governance, acquisitions, intellectual property acquisition and protection, and litigation. Recent work in the blockchain/cryptocurrency space has included initial coin offerings, token sales and distribution agreements, securities analyses, privacyrelated issues, US regulatory issues, and foreign cryptocurrency exchange regulation and formation, and related trademark, patent and litigation matters.