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Adam Ettinger is a partner of Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP in the firm’s Century City and Palo Alto offices. His practice focuses on venture financing, technology development, channel relationships, intellectual property, licensing, privacy, online advertising, and e-Commerce. Adam represents leaders in Blockchain technologies and digital currencies, social gaming, internet advertising, mobile apps, e-commerce, semiconductors, and networking technologies. His clients have included AMD, Apple, BitGo, DeviceScape, Fakespace, Get Satisfaction, Intel, Internet Devices (acquired by Alcatel), Magma Design, Network Solutions Inc. (NSI), Orchestria (acquired by CA), S3 (acquired by HTC), Self Aware Games (acquired by Big Fish), Tivo, and Undertone Networks. Adam has focused on Blockchain technology companies since 2012. He co-leads the firm’s Blockchain and Digital Currencies team. A sample of his experience in the area: Represented BitGo, the recognized leader in digital currency security, in all aspects of its business including SAAS agreements, enterprise customer contracts, and technology development; Represented one of the premier digital currency payment companies in payment gateway and business partnership agreements with PayPal, Apriva and other companies; Advised Blockchain company in structuring channel relationships for customer acquisition and international distribution; Advised manufactures of Bitcoin network verification equipment (mining equipment) in all aspects of business including semiconductor development agreements, distribution agreements, technology licensing, and venture financing; Guided companies seeking regulatory compliance domestically and internationally;Represented Blockchain companies and investors in numerous financings.