Akin Gump Advises OpenAI in Its Multibillion-Dollar Partnership with Microsoft

(New York) – Akin Gump represented OpenAI in its multiyear, multibillion-dollar investment from Microsoft. The investment allows OpenAI to continue its independent research and develop artificial intelligence, or AI, that is increasingly safe, useful and powerful.

This agreement marks the third phase of the tech giant’s long-term partnership with OpenAI and follows its previous investments in 2019 and 2021.

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The Akin Gump team was led by partners Stuart Leblang and Jonathan Pavlich. The team also included partner Ryan Dahan, senior counsel Kevin Rowe, counsel Eric Wexler and associate Diandra Molina.

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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