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Foley Hoag Expands Technology Licensing Capabilities in NY With Addition of Jessica Turko as Counsel

March 26, 2018

Jessica Turko has joined Foley Hoag LLP as counsel in the Business Department, where she will focus on drafting and negotiating technology license, content license, advertising, services, distribution and vendor agreements for a variety of emerging company clients. She is resident in the firm’s New York office.

"Many of Foley Hoag’s technology and start-up clients will benefit from Jessica’s extensive knowledge and experience, particularly with regard to licensing matters and commercial agreements," said Foley Hoag Co-Managing Partner Kenneth Leonetti. "We welcome her to the firm, and look forward to the continued growth of our New York office."

Turko also advises clients on contracts, data protection, copyright, trademark, right of publicity, employment, marketing and advertising laws. She has significant experience advising emerging companies on legal issues related to social media and user-generated content.

"Jessica’s previous in-house experience as GC at a leading tech company within the social visual marketing industry makes her an ideal addition to work alongside our venture capital and emerging companies attorneys in New York and Boston," said Foley Hoag Business Department Co-Chair Mark Haddad. "We are very pleased to have her join the firm."

Prior to joining Foley Hoag, Turko was general counsel at Olapic, Inc. in New York. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University and a Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School.