— Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced that Shane P. Riley
has joined the law firm in its Pittsburgh office. His primary areas of practice are corporate law, patent law and intellectual property law.
Riley has extensive experience advising clients on intellectual property ownership, protection, and licensing issues across a broad range of disciplines. He drafts and negotiates various corporate and research related agreements, clinical trial agreements, confidentiality and nondisclosure agreements, material transfer/use agreements, and collaboration agreements. He also guides researchers and inventors through the legal processes and best practices necessary to protect the integrity of their work.
Riley also will assist clients in the areas of technology and data privacy law. He has extensive experience advising on data privacy issues, including compliance with HIPAA/HITECH, FERPA, GDPR, CCPA, and CPRA, along with other institutional concerns, such as confidentiality, export control, risk management, and conflict of interest.
Prior to joining Spilman, Riley served as Assistant Director for Clinical/Corporate Contracts at the University of Pittsburgh. He earned his undergraduate degree in biological sciences and his law degree from the University of Pittsburgh as well.
About Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC
Spilman Thomas & Battle is a full-service, super-regional law firm serving local, regional, national and international businesses. Founded in 1864, Spilman has offices in Harrisburg and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Charleston, Morgantown and Wheeling, West Virginia; Winston-Salem, North Carolina; and Roanoke, Virginia.