Peter M. Watt-Morse, Esq.
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP, Pittsburgh
Mr. Watt-Morse is a partner in Morgan Lewisís Business and Finance Practice and one of the founding partners of the firmís Pittsburgh office. He is a member of the firmís Global Outsourcing, Technology, and Commercial Transactions Practice and past chairman of its Technology Steering Committee. Mr. Watt-Morseís practice focuses on business and intellectual property matters for a broad range of clients, including information technology (ITO) and business process (13P0) outsourcing transactions, technology development, licensing and distribution agreements, strategic alliances and joint ventures, intellectual property development and strategy, university and governmental technology transfer issues, and general corporate and commercial matters. In addition to his work in commercial and technology matters, Mr. Watt-Morse has worked extensively in life science matters, including all aspects of the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries and health care providers and third-party payors. Mr. Watt-Morse is an adjunct professor at the University of Pittsburgh Law School, where he teaches classes related to intellectual property. He is also a frequent speaker and writer about intellectual property and technology related topics, including a manuscript on Software Data Rights. As the lead lawyer for technology for a number of law firms, Mr. Watt-Morse also has an extensive background in the use of technology in the practice of law. He earned his J.D. from Northwestern Law School in 1983, where he was a member of the Law Review, and earned his B.A., magna cum laude with a distinction in Chemistry, from Carleton College in Minnesota.