Overview

Brittany Walter is an associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the firm's San Diego (Del Mar) office. She is the associate co-lead of the firm’s Technology & Commercial Transactions Team and is an active member of the Blockchain Team, Advertising Team, and the Privacy and Cybersecurity Team.

Areas of Practice

Brittany’s practice focuses on technology transactions and counseling involving intellectual property, advertising, and data privacy. She has a special focus on blockchain-based products and services, including non-fungible tokens (“NFTs”), metaverses, virtual worlds, and games.

Technology and Commercial Transactions. Brittany advises on, drafts and negotiates, agreements involving intellectual property licensing, software development, SaaS, marketing services, sourcing and distribution agreements, and other commercial and transactional matters. Brittany also drafts terms of service for websites and mobile applications. She has significant experience drafting and negotiating NFT agreements, including but not limited to minting agreements, brand and content agreements, joint IP development agreements, auction agreements, marketplace Terms of Service, and End-User License Agreements.

Advertising. Brittany advises clients in conducting advertising campaigns, contests and sweepstakes, and brand marketing campaigns. She also counsels clients on compliance with e-mail, telephone and SMS marketing regulations.

Privacy and Data Protection. Brittany counsels clients on compliance with domestic and international privacy laws and regulations. She helps clients with drafting privacy policies and developing and implementing comprehensive privacy compliance programs.

Prior to joining Sheppard Mullin, Brittany served on Active Duty in the U.S. Air Force. She currently serves as the lead associate of Veterans at Sheppard, and has an active pro bono practice.

Honors

Honors

Sheppard Mullin’s Bob Williams Community Betterment Award, 2021

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Events

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Education

J.D., University of San Francisco, 2018, summa cum laude, McAuliffe Honor Society

B.S., United States Air Force Academy, 2005, Distinguished Graduate

Clerkships

  • Extern to the Honorable Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of California

Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California

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