Intellectual Property, IT and Technology

We work to support clients and education institutions involved in the development of innovative products and technologies and can provide wide-ranging legal support and advice on IP, IT and technology issues.

Intellectual Property

No matter the sector in which a business operates, clear advice on the development, protection and exploitation of their intellectual property is key to success. Our advice covers:

  • Copyright issues, drafting copyright licences, assignments and commercialisation agreements
  • Brand licensing and sponsorship agreements
  • IP enforcement/contentious advice
  • IP licensing agreements, including software and patent licensing
  • The IP aspects of corporate transactions, ensuring IP issues are considered and managed
  • The IP aspects of funding arrangements, for charities and commercial entities, ensuring that IP aspects are understood and properly reflected in the agreements


IT and Technology

Clarity and comprehensive drafting are fundamental in IT and technology-related contracts. We advise on a range of matters including:

  • Software, website and application development
  • IT service agreements
  • IT outsourcing