Information Technology (IT) is an inescapable part of today’s business world. It’s an integral part of almost everything a business does. A whole industry has emerged providing organisations with a diverse range of IT solutions. Indeed, without IT, many modern businesses simply would not exist.
Whether you’re acquiring or providing IT solutions, therefore, it’s important to ensure that any intellectual property rights are correctly retained, assigned and/or licensed.
Our in-depth knowledge and experience in this area enables us to secure all aspects of your IT intellectual property. From assisting with licensing and bespoke development agreements to advising on large scale IT projects involving outsourcing and support contracts, you’ll benefit from clear, practical guidance in this complex and growing field of law.
Comply with Online Legislation
Complying with relevant legislation is important for every business that operates a website, especially where e-commerce is involved. Similarly, when the implementation of new IT systems are delayed, or the agreed specification cannot be delivered, it’s important to have agreements in place to identify who bears the cost and who should rectify the situation.
To help you deal with these challenges, we can provide expert legal guidance on a wide range of IT issues.
Areas of Expertise:
- Data protection
- E-commerce and the internet
- IT procurement and development
- Outsourcing agreements
- Software and database licensing
- Website development and hosting
Manage your IT Relationships
Our team of experienced IT lawyers provides, prepares and advises on agreements relating to software development, software licensing and escrow agreements.
If you supply IT solutions, we’ll make sure your contracts give you a fair degree of protection without driving your customers away. If you’re taking on more risk than you think is reasonable, we can assess your agreements and suggest fairer alternatives.
Partner & Head of Corporate & Commercial