Peter T. Wakiyama is a partner in the Intellectual Property Department of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Philadelphia office. He focuses his practice on intellectual property and technology law including intellectual property and information technology transactions; general counseling, protection, enforcement and commercialization of intellectual property rights; Internet and e-commerce matters; and entertainment and the arts.
Prior to joining Pepper, Mr. Wakiyama was a partner in the Intellectual Property and Information Technology Practice Group at WolfBlock in Philadelphia. Prior to commencing his law practice in 1995, Mr. Wakiyama worked in the technology industry, serving as a senior technical analyst with PRC (now part of Northrop Grumman). At PRC, he worked with leading edge technologies in support of the development of information systems for government clients.
Mr. Wakiyama represents a wide range of domestic and international clients across many industries, including software, Internet/e-commerce, telecommunications, cable television, entertainment, financial services, manufacturing, fashion, retail, health care, consumer packaged goods, packaging, food and beverage, education, hospitality and real estate. In addition to representing established companies, Mr. Wakiyama regularly represents entrepreneurs, start-up companies and emerging growth companies on a wide range of matters.