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Peter Brown

Principal, Peter Brown & Associates PLLC, BrownTechLegal; New York

In a career spanning the rise of the information technology in the workplace, Peter Brown has worked on IT matters in large national law firms and specialized boutiques.  He is currently the principal of Peter Brown & Associates, a New York based boutique practice devoted to IT law and general business practice.

Throughout his career he has drafted and negotiated a broad array of agreements relating to the Internet, computer software, Internet apps and e-commerce. Mr. Brown counsels start-up ventures, national software vendors and IT multi-nationals on business and data security issues.

For over 25 years Mr. Brown has been lead counsel in a wide variety of litigation relating to information technology disputes and intellectual property.  He regularly appears in both federal and state courts throughout the United States.   In addition, Mr. Brown acts as an arbitrator and mediator on IT matters.  

Mr. Brown co-authored the leading treatises Emerging Technologies and the Law and Computer Law.  He also co-authors a monthly column on Information Technology Law for the New York Law Journal.

As a regularly featured speaker, Mr. Brown has made presentations at the Practising Law Institute, local bar associations and other professional organizations in the US and abroad. 

US News & World Report’s, 2014 Best Law Firms edition, rated Peter Brown & Associates a First Tier Information Technology law firm for the New York region.  Chambers USA, New York Metro Superlawyers and other ratings organization have all given Mr. Brown high ratings in the fields of IT and IP.