Shutterstock’s Acquisition of Pattern89 and Shotzr

Sheppard Mullin represented Shutterstock on the deal.

Shutterstock, a leading global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and tools for brands, businesses and media companies announced its acquisition of two leading artificial intelligence platforms, Pattern89 and Shotzr.   Pattern89 provides industry-level and custom insights for predictive performance at scale, and Shotzr uses human responsiveness to imagery, applying insights to any image for predictive analysis to ensure customers select the right image for social media and digital campaigns that will resonate with audiences.

The Sheppard Mullin deal team was led by partner Valerie Demont (Picture). Keren Baruch served as lead associate on the Patern89 acquisition, and Richard Hevier served as lead associate on the Shotzr acquisition.  Special assistance was provided by partners Greg Berk, Michael Chan, Dmitriy Chelnitsky, Judith Fiorini, Justin Hepworth, Liisa Thomas, and Daniel Yannuzzi; associates Brian Egan, Mike Kim, Lindsay Stone, and Michael Weisshar; attorneys Erin Hausladen, Shinduk Seo, and Christina Nguyen; and law clerk Brett Uslaner.

Involved fees earner: Keren Baruch – Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton; Greg Berk – Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton; Michael Chan – Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton; Dmitriy Chelnitsky – Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton; Valérie Demont – Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton; Brian Egan – Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton; Judith Fiorini – Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton; Erin Hausladen – Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton; Justin Hepworth – Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton; Richard Hevier – Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton; Mike Kim – Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton; Christina Nguyen – Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton; Shinduk Seo – Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton; Lindsay Stone – Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton; Liisa Thomas – Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton; Michael Weisshar – Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton; Daniel Yannuzzi – Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton;

Law Firms: Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton;

Clients: Shutterstock, Inc.;

Author: Martina Bellini