Dan Puterbaugh, Andrea Tovar, & Lothar Determann,
Dan Puterbaugh | Director of Product, IP & Regulatory Affairs | DocuSign
Dan Puterbaugh is a Director of Product, IP & Regulatory Affairs at DocuSign.
An attorney for over 20 years, Puterbaugh has written and spoken extensively on issues related to digital transactions. He is a past Chairman of the Electronic Signature and Records Association and has spoken at a wide variety of conferences in the US and Europe including the annual Association of Corporate Counsel, and American Bar Association Technology conferences. He has published articles on a variety of topics related to digital transactions including simplifying legal workflows, the EU electronic signature law, eIDAS and the challenges of electronic signature implementations.
At DocuSign, Puterbaugh works closely with leadership and partners to release innovative products that help to accelerate digital document transformation while complying with relevant law. His particular focus is on its CLM and AI/ML offerings as well as work with DocuSign’s global network of Trust Service Providers and Certificate Authorities.
Prior to joining DocuSign, Puterbaugh worked with Adobe for 12 years as both an attorney and thought leader and evangelist. He worked closely with its strategic customers to help understand their needs and shape product strategy in accordance with those needs. Puterbaugh also helped form the Cloud Signature Consortium and drove thought leadership in the digital document space.
Before Adobe, Puterbaugh spent seven years as assistant general counsel at Intuit Inc., a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for consumers, small and mid-sized businesses, and accounting professionals. While there, he was the lead attorney supporting all product development company-wide including the establishment and ongoing support of the company’s product development operations in Bangalore.
Puterbaugh is a member of the California Bar Association. He received his Juris Doctor from Santa Clara University.
Andrea Tovar | Associate | Baker McKenzie
Andrea Tovar regularly advises multinational companies on cross-border commercial transactions and complex international trade matters. Andrea is also a member of the firm’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications Global Industry Group and the California Diversity & Inclusion Committee.
Andrea’s practice covers multijurisdictional commercial transactions including IP migrations, supply chain restructurings, global spin-offs, post-acquisition integrations, and technology transactions. She also advises companies on a wide range of trade matters including export controls, sanctions, internal investigations and risk assessments. Her practice also includes conducting M&A trade sanctions, export controls, and privacy due diligence reviews of target companies in Europe, Latin America and Asia.
Lothar Determann | Partner | Baker McKenzie
Lothar Determann has been helping companies in Silicon Valley and around the world take products, business models, intellectual property and contracts global for nearly 20 years. He advises on data privacy law compliance, information technology commercialization, interactive entertainment, media, copyrights, open source licensing, electronic commerce, technology transactions, sourcing and international distribution at Baker McKenzie in San Francisco & Palo Alto. He is a member of the Firm’s International/Commercial Practice Group and the TMT and Healthcare industry groups
Lothar’s practice is focused on data privacy law compliance, information technology, copyrights, product regulations and international commercial law.