O'Neill, Ian V.

Focusing on licensing and data security, technology transactions and complex corporate intellectual property matters, Ian O’Neill assists clients ranging from start-ups to large public companies in succeeding in their mobile, technology, media and cloud based businesses.

Ian has nearly two decades of experience working on the cutting edge of digital product development and commerce. His experience in mobile and internet commerce includes mobile payments, app development, social networking, online and mobile gaming, e-commerce, digital content distribution, state and federal privacy issues, and payment processing. Additionally, Ian counsels clients on software licensing, SAAS, OEM, VAR and distribution arrangements, outsourcing, strategic relationships, and other technology related matters.

Ian also provides compliance guidance to clients on applicable regulations including the Federal Trade Commission Act, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), state data breach notification laws and the California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA).

Prior to joining Brownstein, Ian practiced at a large Denver-based national firm and at the Colorado office of a Silicon Valley based international technology-focused firm. He has a decade of experience in digital marketing, mobile gaming, promotions and advertising work, both agency side and in-house, with substantial experience in branding and corporate communications.

  • J.D., 2005, with honors, Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • LL.M., 2006, with honors, Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • B.A., 1997, with honors, University of East Anglia
  • Colorado