Peter Brown
Baker & Hostetler; New York, NY, U.S.

Peter Brown maintains an active practice in technology, intellectual property, litigation and technology-related transactions.  Mr. Brown has broad experience in ADR as an advocate, arbitrator and mediator.

Mr. Brown has been the lead counsel in litigated matters involving computer software, electronic components, telecom services, outsourcing, financial services, software development disputes, employment law, breach of contract claims, printing industry disputes, international trade issues, trademarks and copyrights.
Mr. Brown also has broad experience in technology transactions involving computer systems, electronic commerce, intellectual property, content distribution, outsourcing, hardware purchases and software licensing.  His in-depth understanding of information technology and internet legal issues has established him as a leading counselor in the structuring and implementation of a wide variety of technology and internet systems.

In 2005 to 2009, Mr. Brown was identified by New York Magazine as among the New York Area’s Best Lawyers.  In 2006 to 2009, he was selected for listing in the directory of The Best Lawyers in America.  In 2008, Mr. Brown was selected for listing in the International Who’s Who of Internet and e-Commerce Lawyers.

Mr. Brown is the former chair of the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section of the New York State Bar Association, a group of over 2,600 commercial litigation lawyers across New York State.  He is the former chair of that Section’s Intellectual Property Litigation Committee. 

Mr. Brown has co-authored the leading treatises Emerging Technologies and the Law: Forms and Analysis and Computer Law: Drafting and Negotiating Forms and Agreements. He also co-authors a monthly column on Computer Law for the New York Law Journal, which has been published for over two decades. 
Mr. Brown is an internationally recognized speaker and writer on information technology and intellectual property issues.  His numerous articles have been published in general legal publications and law reviews across the United States and abroad.

Mr. Brown is active in the New York community.  He serves on the Lincoln Center’s Counselors’ Council, a legal advisory committee coordinating pro bono legal matters for the General Counsel of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc.  He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Lincoln Center Institute, the educational division of Lincoln Center.