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Kenneth J. Schweiker, Jr.

Of Counsel

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Kenneth is of counsel with Wilftek.  He works closely with clients to successfully structure and consummate intellectual property, technology, and commercial transactions to achieve their business objectives. He is an experienced intellectual property and technology lawyer whose practice focuses on transactions for clients active in the technology, medical, pharmaceutical, life sciences, data analytics, retail, consulting, financial services, fashion, consumer goods and utilities industries.

Kenneth drafts and negotiates contracts involving outsourcing, IP development, licensing and commercialization, distribution arrangements, on-premise software and cloud-related matters. Additionally, he counsels clients in data privacy matters arising in connection with transactions, as well as those arising during the general course of running a business. Kenneth has extensive experience building and implementing policies, including privacy, data retention, security incident management, and cybersecurity policies, as well as compliance programs to ensure adherence to the policies.

With over 10 years’ in-house experience at SAP and, Kenneth understands how software licensors and professional services providers negotiate transactions. He values each party’s concerns – whether driven by a regulatory schema or the particular industry in which each party operates. He also balances the many concerns and nuances arising from the use and development of artificial intelligence solutions in the real world.

Kenneth began his journey as an attorney at Brown & Connery, a Philadelphia-area law firm, where he focused his practice on commercial litigation and bankruptcy matters. He helped financial institutions and software licensors protect their intellectual property and ensure that payments continued during the pendency of the bankruptcy proceedings.

He has written and published scholarly articles in Norton’s Journal of Bankruptcy Law & Practice and the Rutgers Journal of Law & Religion.

Kenneth holds a J.D. degree from Rutgers Camden and an LL.M. in Bankruptcy Law from St. John’s University. Kenneth is a member of the New York and New Jersey Bars.

Prior to beginning his career as an attorney, Kenneth lived and worked in Germany and Kazakhstan and also served as a US Peace Corps Volunteer in Ukraine. He speaks fluent Russian and German, as well as a smattering of Ukrainian and Spanish.  Currently, Kenneth spends a fair amount of his time collaborating with organizations endeavoring to assist Ukrainians through these challenging times.

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