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Nikki Mondschein

Nikki Mondschein


New York
T: +1 212 836 7426
F: +1 212 836 8689

Silicon Valley
T: +1 650 319 4559
F: +1 650 319 4700

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  • Boston College Law School
    JD, 2006
  • New York University, Tisch School of the Arts
    MFA, Dramatic Writing, 2001
  • Amherst College
    BA, magna cum laude, 1999

Bar Admission(s)

  • New York
  • Florida (inactive)
  • United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • *Not admitted in California


  • Copyright Society of the USA

Nikki Mondschein is an Associate in the Corporate Department of Kaye Scholer’s New York office and a member of the IP & Technology Transactions Group. She provides strategic advice to clients on corporate and commercial transactions, with an emphasis on the technology, software, media, arts and entertainment sectors. She has experience drafting and negotiating a range of commercial and intellectual property agreements, including IT services, Internet infrastructure, technology and software licensing and development, content licensing and acquisition, global sponsorship, website and mobile app terms of use and privacy policies, global sourcing and outsourcing agreements, as well as supporting cross-border mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures and on privacy and data security matters.

Nikki is a member of the New York chapter of the Copyright Society of the USA. She is also a member of the Producers Council of the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) and an advisory board member of NYU’s Tisch East Alumni Council.

Prior to joining Kaye Scholer, Nikki was an associate at Squire Patton Boggs and previously served as in house counsel at Apple and Nokia.

Representative Matters

  • Representation of a leading global hospitality and entertainment company on the acquisition and development of a digital marketing platform to support a comprehensive guest experience across all digital touch points and on the restructuring of a multimillion dollar Internet infrastructure outsourcing agreement. 
  • Provision of mergers and acquisitions due diligence support to the UK’s largest commercial broadcaster in its multimillion dollar acquisition of a US reality TV company.
  • Advised a mobile games company on service agreements for back-end development services and drafted the company’s demo software license agreement template.
  • Pro bono representation of an international non-profit foundation with a mission of youth music education on a range of intellectual property and strategic issues.
  • Advised Apple as a member of the iPad legal team on intellectual property, technology development and commercial agreements for a range of hardware components, equipment, materials and services.
  • Advised Nokia on intellectual property, supply chain and commercial agreements, including technology and software licensing and development, global digital music services, global logistics services and global sourcing agreements for the manufacture and supply of hardware components for Nokia mobile devices.