The Technology group complements and builds on the firm’s existing media and technology expertise. It is designed to provide our clients with an end to end service by a team of experts with an in-depth knowledge of the technology sector, its business processes and latest innovations.
We provide both technology businesses and users with a full spectrum of legal services and expertise across virtually all areas of technology from software and app development and distribution, software maintenance agreements and SLAs, cyber risk and information security and advice on open source software and open access data to IT outsourcings and procurements, network and infrastructure agreements, the exploitation of industrial technology, processes and designs, cloud based solutions and hosted and managed services.
We also guide our clients through all aspects of doing business online, from website design and development, entering into contracts online and distance selling and all associated e-commerce, data protection and privacy regulations.
The Technology Group draws on the firm’s renowned expertise in advertising and marketing, the creation, licensing and distribution of music, video and other content, the exploitation and protection of intellectual property rights and brand and reputation management. This means it is well placed to advise on:
- the legal aspects of digital advertising campaigns, social media strategies and data analytics as well as the use of the underlying algorithms, software and ad server and marketing technologies; and
- the creation, licensing and distribution of music, video and other content, the exploitation and protection of intellectual property rights and brand/reputation management.
The group has a wealth of experience built up over many years of working closely with clients operating in the technology sector. We work hard to become a trusted advisor and provide legal solutions that add real value to our clients’ strategic and business objectives. In a fast moving sector renowned for innovations and the development of disruptive technologies we work with our clients to gain a firm understanding of their technology and business models so we can protect their interests and guide them through the associated legal risks.