Anthony Klein counsels emerging growth and established technology and service companies, negotiating their strategic alliances and technology/IP-related transactions. He serves as Global Co-Chair of Latham’s Connectivity Industry Group, and previously served as Global Co-Chair of the Data & Technology Transactions Practice, Chair of the Firm's Security Committee, and Chair of the Firm's Technology Committee.

Mr. Klein provides clients practical legal advice to facilitate their strategic business transactions. He leverages a sophisticated understanding of the intricacies of dynamic technologies, drawing on more than 30 years of experience in Silicon Valley and around the world. He regularly advises clients active in the following industries:

  • Semiconductor design and manufacture, including IoT applications
  • Transportation, including aviation, and connected and autonomous vehicles
  • eCommerce, internet services, and retail and commercial products
  • Medical devices and digital therapeutics
  • AI solutions
  • Cloud computing

Mr. Klein routinely structures, prepares, and negotiates US and cross-border agreements for:

  • Strategic alliances and joint ventures
  • Commercial development, manufacturing, and distribution arrangements
  • Technology and intellectual property licensing and transfers
  • IP aspects of M&A transactions 

Mr. Klein has been consistently recognized as a leading technology transactions attorney in Chambers Global, The Legal 500 US, and IAM Patent 1000

Mr. Klein’s experience includes advising:

  • Avago Technologies Limited in its acquisitions of Broadcom Corporation, Emulex Corporation, and LSI Corporation
  • Lucasfilm regarding intellectual property matters in its sale to The Walt Disney Company
  • American Airlines regarding its strategic alliances with British Airways, Iberia, Aer Lingus, FinnAir, Qantas, JAL, China Southern, and LATAM
  • The Government of Abu Dhabi regarding the revision of its intellectual property laws to facilitate the establishment of the semiconductor industry in Abu Dhabi


  • AMD in the purchase of Xilinx and other companies, as used as the commercial and intellectual property aspects of establishing GLOBALFOUNDRIES

Autonomous & Electric Vehicles

  • Cruise, a leading developer of autonomous vehicle technology, on various acquisitions and commercial transactions
  • Hyundai Motor Company in a US$4 billion dollar joint venture with Aptiv to develop and commercialize autonomous vehicle technology
  • Joby Aviation, a transportation company developing an all-electric, vertical take-off and landing passenger aircraft, in a variety of commercial matters, including the IP and commercial aspects of its acquisition of UberElevate
  • Rivian, an American electric vehicle automaker and automotive tech company, on its IPO and various IP and commercial issues
  • John Deere, an innovative manufacturer, in its acquisition of Bear Flag Robotics, a start-up which develops autonomous driving technology, as well as on other transactions involving autonomous and connected vehicle technology

Bar Qualification

  • California
  • Massachusetts


  • JD, University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, 1990
  • AB, Harvard College, 1986