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Michael R.Oestreicher

Retired PartnerMichael.Oestreicher@ThompsonHine.com
Cincinnati

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Michael R.Oestreicher

Retired Partner

Focus Areas

  • “Drafting International Technology License Agreements,” Negotiating and Structuring International Commercial Transactions: Legal Analysis with Sample Agreements, American Bar Association, Section of International Law and Practice, Second Edition
  • “Drafting International Technology License Agreements,” Negotiating and Structuring International Commercial Transactions: Legal Analysis With Sample Agreements, American Bar Association, Section of International Law and Practice
  • “International Technology Licensing Agreements,” Counseling Emerging Companies in Going International, American Bar Association, Section of International Law and Practice
  • “Legal Due Diligence Checklist – International Acquisitions,” Corporate Counsel’s International Advisor, Business Laws, Inc.
  • “Transactions Involving the Japanese,” Transnational Joint Ventures, Business Laws, Inc.
  • “Joint Ventures can Work With Focus on Long Term,” Cincinnati Business Courier,
  • “Italy’s Currency, Like its Politics, Is Unstable,” Cincinnati Business Courier
  • “Twilight Zone Cases on Agents, Distributors,” Cincinnati Business Courier
  • “Don’t Even Talk with Customers About Foreign Boycotts,” Cincinnati Business Courier
  • “Vietnam: Door is now Open, but Going Through it Isn’t Easy,” Cincinnati Business Courier
  • “Politics may be new, but it’s Business as Usual in Japan,” Cincinnati Business Courier
  • “Transactions Involving the Japanese,” Laws of International Trade, Business Laws, Inc.
  • “Foreign Investments Needed for Area’s Future Economic Health,” Cincinnati Business Courier
  • “Winning the ‘race’ of Global Economy not an Easy Task,” Cincinnati Business Courier
  • “Distributorship Agreements,” United States Department of Commerce International Trade Administration Midwestern Conference on Legal Aspects of International Business
  • “Technology Transfer – Who’s Doing What to Whom?”, Joint Meeting of the Dayton Council on World Affairs and the Miami Valley International Trade Association
  • “Economic Development and Export Promotion: A Private Sector Perspective,” National Conference of State Legislatures, International Trade Committee Annual Meeting
  • “Formalizing the Agent/Distributor Relationship,” International Marketing through Agents and Distributors, International Management Training Institute, World Trade Association/Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce
  • “Patterns of Success and Failures of Doing Business in China,” International Management Training Institute, China Trade Seminar & Workshop
  • “Marketing Through Agents and Distributors,” World Trade Association and the Cincinnati Bar Association, Introduction to Legal Aspects of International Trade and Investment
  • “Legal: Tax and Policy Consideration,” International Software and Hardware Marketing Seminar, International Computer/Software Executives Association, Inc.
  • “U.S. and Foreign Legal Considerations A Case Study,” World Trade Association’s International Strategic Planning Seminar
  • “Letters of Credit Legal Issues,” Bank One, Dayton, NA Standby Letter of Credit Seminar
  • “Transactions Involving the Japanese,” Current International Issues for Corporate Counsel with Emphasis on Joint Ventures and Other Strategic Alliances, Continuing Legal Education Satellite Network Program
  • “Negotiating and Drafting Technology Transfer and Design and Development Agreements,” ABA National Institute on Negotiating and Drafting International Commercial Transactions: A Case Study with Sample Documents
  • “Expanding Internationally Strategies for the Company With Limited Resources,” World Trade Association
  • “International Technology Transfers and Intellectual Property Law Regimes,” Counseling Emerging Companies in Going International, ABA Section of Business Law, Section of International Law and Practice
  • “How Do Clients View Global Expansion With Limited Resources and How Does the Service Professional Position Himself to Fulfill These Needs?”, The Continental Association of CPA Firms/Intercontinental Accounting Associates Convention
  • “International Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances,” Miami Valley International Trade Association
  • “Expanding Internationally Through Foreign Acquisitions,” Midwest Conference on International Law
  • “Doing Business in the U.K.,” sponsored by Clark, Schaeffer, Hackett & Co.
  • “Intellectual Property Licensing and Transfers,” ABA National Institute on Negotiating and Structuring International Commercial Transactions
  • AV® Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed in Legal 500 in Merger and Acquisition, 2014
  • Named a Cincy Leading Lawyer by Cincy Magazine
  • American Jewish Committee, Community Service Award, 2011
  • Venue Magazine, Civic Leadership Award, 2012

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, past chair of the International Law Committee; founder
  • Ohio State Bar Association

Community Activities

  • Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati, Board of Trustees
  • Jewish Cemeteries of Greater Cincinnati, Inc., Finance and Investment Committee

Corporate Boards

  • Indiana Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center, Inc. Amend Ventures (Advisory Board)
  • Joya Charitable Foundation

Previous Activities

  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, Board of Trustees, chair, 2009 to 2012
  • Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati, President, Chairman, Immediate Past President
  • Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce, Cincinnati USA Partnership for Economic Development, Executive Committee
  • Isaac M. Wise Temple, Board of Trustees (ex-officio), past president
  • Hebrew Union College, Jewish Institute of Religion, emeritus trustee
  • Jewish Cemeteries of Greater Cincinnati, Inc., co-founder, Board of Trustees, Executive Committee
  • Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Board of Trustees
  • Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce, Partnership for Greater Cincinnati, Oversight Committee
  • Downtown Cincinnati Inc., Board of Trustees
  • Cincinnati Arts Festival Inc., Board of Trustees
  • Jewish Federation of Cincinnati, Second Century Task Force
  • National Conference for Community and Justice, Board of Trustees
  • Southern Ohio District Export Council (SODEC), member
  • Glen Manor Home for the Aged (now Cedar Village), Board of Trustees

Education

  • Boston University School of Law, J.D., 1975
  • Miami University, A.B., 1972

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Ohio

Court Admissions

  • Dutch Order of the Brussels, Belgium Bar (former associate member)