Billie is a trusted general counsel with global experience in commercializing intellectual property assets, advising on corporate matters, and negotiating solutions that enhance corporate value in the technology, specialty retail, and medical device sectors. Billie brings her legal talent and collaborative energy to every commercial transaction she negotiates, which include agreements concerning tech development, licensing, SaaS, support services, branding, professional services (consulting, influencer), vendor and sales deals, and supply chain and strategic sourcing.
Billie’s International Intellectual Property Law course is a sought-after elective at Vermont Law School, and she writes the Contracts Corner column for the Association of Corporate Counsel’s DOCKET. She has served on the ski patrol at Okemo Mountain Resort for 10 years and is an accomplished triathlete. Billie is on the board of multiple organizations, including the Upper Valley Aquatic Center, and is a member of the Parents Committee at Phillips Exeter Academy. Billie speaks Italian and has lived and worked in Italy and the United Kingdom, giving her an appreciation of and sensitivity to international cultural and legal issues. She and her family now live in northern New England with their dog, Bode.
- Acting General Counsel, Planisware, Inc.
- Founder and Attorney, Zermatt Legal Group, PLLC
- Associate General Counsel (Europe & Middle East), Openwave Systems
- Director of Commercial Transactions, Gap, Inc.
- Attorney, Covington & Burling
- University of Denver, J.D.
- University of Massachusetts, B.A., cum laude
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U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit