For startups, new technologies and ideas play the central role in their business model. Securing, protecting, exploiting and transacting intellectual property rights, as well as complying with the range of laws and regulations applicable to online businesses, is crucial to success. Our guidance in the field of IT/IP law covers the following matters, amongst others, typically faced by our tech clients:
- Counselling on the availability and securing rights in trade names, trademarks and internet domains, including management of IP portfolios, clearance searches, and licensing of such rights.
- Drafting and advising on terms of services for websites, apps and other digital services
- Advising on copyright rights clearance, licensing and assignments, as well as litigation, anti-piracy and digital rights enforcement
- Comprehensive advice on compliance with data protection laws and regulations, for instance regarding the obtaining, processing and sharing of personally-identifiable information.