Joshua B. Sessler

Joshua B. Sessler

Partner, New York

Joshua Sessler’s practice is at the intersection of digital media, entertainment and technology. Co-Chair of the firm’s Digital Media & Technology group, Josh has almost 20 years of experience advising entrepreneurs, investors, content owners and companies in the full range of corporate, intellectual property and internet technology legal matters. He represents a broad range of creative individuals and companies who are using new media and technology to create new business paradigms. These include digital media companies, content programmers and producers, financial technology companies, web and app designers and developers, gaming organizations, eCommerce companies, design consultancies and podcast producers and distributors. Josh also has an in-depth corporate background and regularly handles matters such as business formation and structuring, angel/venture capital financing, intellectual property protection, licensing and distribution, social media and user-generated content issues (including online contests and promotions), technology platform agreements, website terms of use, privacy policies and data protection issues, M&A, joint ventures, executive and employee agreements and stock option issuances and a wide range of commercial transactions.


Computer Cookie Control: Transaction Generated Information and Privacy Regulation on the Internet” published in the Journal of Law and Policy, Spring 1997. Winner of the Nathan Burkan Writing Competition, from ASCAP in 1996

Winner of the Honorable William C. Conner Writing Competition of the New York Intellectual Property Law Association in 1996 for: “Fair Digital Use: The Fair Use Doctrine in a Digital Society” published in Intellectual Property Law Annual 1997.