Technology & Telecoms
Developments such as cloud computing, internet-enabled mobile devices, VOIP, cookie technology and the widespread reach of social networking, present opportunities for businesses but they can also carry significant legal challenges. Increased regulation, data security, privacy, outsourcing and the use of third party platforms, business continuity, white labelling, access to capital and IP protection are just some of the issues facing technology and telecoms companies today.
Our Technology and Telecoms team has an in-depth understanding of business requirements and new and developing technologies as many of our lawyers have worked in-house, been seconded to technology based companies and/or worked directly in the technology sector in other roles, for example, as computer programmers.
Highly experienced, our Technology and Telecoms lawyers will help you capitalise on industry opportunities while ensuring you minimise risk, bringing specialised sector experience and broad commercial knowledge to bear on a wide range of technology related issues including:
- data protection and privacy
- licensing and distribution, including white labelling
- IP protection and exploitation
- product development and exploitation
- technology supply and procurement
- telecoms regulation