Tamir Jonathan Debbi is an associate in the Technology Transactions Group in the Palo Alto office.
Tamir’s practice focuses on a range of transactional matters involving intellectual property and innovative technologies, with an emphasis on advanced software applications as well as life sciences. Tamir has significant experience and counsels clients on structuring and negotiating complex technology commercialization agreements, such as SaaS and other software agreements, medical device and pharmaceutical royalty arrangements, and other general corporate and technology dealings.
Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Tamir co-founded a blockchain software startup centered on cross-chain peer-to-peer atomic swapping solutions for the OTC and derivative crypto trading markets. Also prior to joining the firm, Tamir was an associate at another major law firm in Tel Aviv, where he maintained a technology practice focused on cross-border transactions involving emerging-growth companies and venture capital, and advising Israel-based companies on their U.S. operations and acquisition and exit strategies.
During his time at UC Berkeley, Tamir was the editor of the Berkeley Technology Law Journal, director of the Healthcare and Biotechnology Society, and a member of the Berkeley Business Law Journal and Patent Law Society. Tamir was also a federal clerk in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, where he conducted extensive legal research concerning prominent corporate and intellectual property disputes. He was presented with the certificate of specialization award for both Law & Technology, and Business of Intellectual Property.
In addition to being admitted to practice law in California, New York, Alabama, and Israel, Tamir is a licensed optometrist and a member of the Optometric Association.
Tamir is a native English speaker and is fluent in Hebrew.Show More