Ira Moskatel focuses on the representation of businesses that depend on intellectual property or technology, including computer software and hardware, electronics, semiconductors, optics, entertainment, publishing, communications, and electronic commerce, with emphasis in licensing, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, and technology strategies. In addition, he consults regularly in litigation matters involving issues in the physical sciences as well as information technologies. Mr. Moskatel has served as chair of the Law and Technology Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and of the Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum. He has lectured and written extensively for major publications on legal aspects of technology, electronic commerce and data security. He was a co-founder, in 1980, of Teradata Corporation, an NYSE company that is one of the current giants of data warehousing and is a current member of the Engineering Department Visitors Committee for Harvey Mudd College. Mr. Moskatel received a JD from the University of Southern California Law Center, where he was elected to Order of the Coif. He received a BS in Engineering and Applied Science from Caltech.