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Intellectual property

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  1. Intellectual property
  2. Leading individuals: Hall of Fame
  3. Leading individuals
  4. Next Generation Partners
  5. Rising stars

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A&L Goodbody acts for a number of high-profile local and all-island clients on the full range of contentious and non-contentious IP matters. Areas of strength include handling emergency injunctive proceedings, major patent litigation, and trade mark infringement matters relating to counterfeit goods. On the non-contentious side, the team regularly advises on the protection of IP rights in relation to licensing and agreements. Brendan Fox, who has a strong reputation in IP disputes, leads the team alongside Mark Thompson. Associate Ciaran O’Shiel has a particular specialism in  patent infringement disputes.

Practice head(s):Brendan Fox; Mark Thompson

Other key lawyers:Ciaran O'Shiel


'The team are leaders in their field in Northern Ireland. Their considerable experience means that they are well connected in the region. The team members are knowledgeable and responsive, making them very easy to work with.'

'A very user-friendly department that understands our needs, responds quickly and efficiently, and is generally a pleasure to work with.'

'Barbara Creed and Ciaran O'Shiel are both very responsive and helpful. Their advice is commercial and pragmatic and they are focused on getting the best result for the clients rather than maximising their own fees.'

'Ciaran O'Shiel is a delight to work with; he is very knowledgeable about the differences between English and Northern Irish practice, and very responsive.'

'Ciaran O'Shiel is fantastic - the best media lawyer in Northern Ireland. He has a great can-do attitude.'

'The team is very highly regarded and well resourced with great expertise and significant experience.'

'Ciaran O'Shiel has a laser-like focus and gritty determination when it comes to seeing complex cases through to a successful conclusion.'

Key Clients

Roma Systems Inc

Irish Football Association

The Old Bushmills Distillery Limited

News Group Newspapers Limited

W & R Barnett

Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute


ICC Belfast

NI Transport Holdings (Translink)

Northstone (NI)

Work highlights

  • Acting for the owners of the global Tony Roma's brand in relation to injunctive proceedings in the Northern Ireland High Court against the proprietors of a Tony Roma's restaurant in Belfast. The matter is based on claims of breach of contract and intellectual property rights (specifically trade mark infringement and passing off).
  • Acting for the Irish Football Association (IFA) on a venue hire agreement for a major international boxing match which took place at the National Football Stadium. This involved ensuring the IFA's intellectual property rights were protected at the same time as ensuring these were sufficiently commercialised.
  • Advising the Old Bushmills Distillery Company Limited relating to the protection and commercialisation of its intellectual property rights.
  • Defending News Group Newspapers in proceedings brought in the Northern Ireland High Court by a firm of solicitors for defamation, misuse of private information and breach of copyright. The claims relate to the national publication of several articles in The Sun.
  • Advising W & R Barnett on engaging with the Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) in relation to various matters involving copyright licences.

Arthur Cox Belfast advises a blue-chip client base, including leading multinationals and large Northern Irish companies, on IP issues including the protection and licensing of copyright works, trade marks and patents, as well as the protection of trade secrets and unregistered IP assets. Areas of expertise include the healthcare, tertiary education and aerospace sectors, and the team has been increasingly active in the advanced manufacturing and retail franchising spaces, where Lynsey Mallon is a particular specialist. The team is led by Alan Taylor and also includes Paul McBride.

Practice head(s):Alan Taylor

Other key lawyers:Paul McBride; Lynsey Mallon


'A good team with detailed knowledge on a wide range of issues.'

'They are willing to come up with solutions and ways of doing things that are outside the norm and generally turn things around quickly.'

Key Clients

Musgrave Retail Partners NI Limited

Thompson Aero Seating Limited

Funds-Axis Limited

Uleska Ltd

Silos, Tanks & Digestors


The Mount Charles Group Limited


Coca Cola

Work highlights

  • Advising Coca-Cola in Northern Ireland on all intellectual property matters, including licensing agreements, supply agreements, advertising and general brand protection strategies.
  • Advising Norbrook Laboratories in relation to the drafting and negotiation of a global distribution agreement for its products with Bayer PLC. This included advising on the licence of Norbrook’s patents and trade marks and Norbrook’s right to use Bayer’s trade marks on labels and packaging of products.
  • Advising Australia-based company Probiotec on a licence and distribution agreement for the use of its “Celebrity Slim” brand in the UK and Ireland, including advising a licence of its trade marks and "Celebrity Slim" product formulations.
  • Advising Uleska Ltd on an IP addendum to a consultancy services contract with PWC, addressing issues relating to the ownership of background IP and ownership of IP in improvements, enhancements and modifications made to software security products.
  • Advising Musgrave on an ongoing basis in relation to its use and licensing of the intellectual property rights contained within its marquee retail brands (SuperValu, Centra and Mace).

Carson McDowell advises on the full range of IP rights, including copyright, patents, trade marks, know-how and commercially sensitive information. In addition, the firm handles IP litigation, particularly patent and copyright infringement proceedings. The team has been highly active advising foreign clients with R&D facilities in Northern Ireland, and has growing expertise in software licensing, ICT managed services and technology transfer issues. Declan Magee and Dawn McKnight head the contentious and non-contentious sides of the practice, respectively, and Peter Guzhar is highly recommended for IP litigation, particularly patent infringement.

Practice head(s):Declan Magee; Dawn McKnight

Other key lawyers:Peter Guzhar


'We were impressed by the speed with which Peter Guzhar responded and identified the core technical issues.'

Key Clients

University of Ulster

Eakin Healthcare Group

Denman International

Vuelos Baratos


Ansec IA

Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment



Blue Clarity Consultancy

Work highlights

  • Providing a general IP support service for Innovation Ulster (a wholly owned subsidiary of University of Ulster for IP and technology transfer-related activities).
  • Providing ongoing advice to Sisaf on IP matters such as a patent and know-how licence agreement entered into with Soterios Limited regarding the development of alopecia treatment drugs using Sisaf’s IP rights.
  • Advising the University of Ulster on a range of IP matters, including a consortium agreement with various other further education institutions to govern the use of funds as part of a research grant. This involved ensuring the client's background IP was fully protected and that it would fully own all foreground IP which it developed.
  • Acting for Cosyroof Ireland in a trade mark infringement case which involved a competitor using the client's trade mark in its domain name.
  • Advising Denman International on taking a full assignment of the IP of "Weaveaze", a product which it had had a licence to manufacture and sell for a number of years.

Millar McCall Wylie LLP is particularly highly regarded for its advice on IP issues in the local film and television sector, including assisting media clients with distribution agreements, rights licensing and management, and content exploitation and protection. The firm's client base also includes companies in the technology, construction and manufacturing industries, and it is active advising large corporate clients on the IP aspects of commercial contracts. The team is led by Scott Kennedy, and also includes corporate head Damian McParland and Abbie Long.

Practice head(s):Scott Kennedy

Other key lawyers:Damian McParland; Abbie Long

Key Clients

Learning Pool Limited

Cirdan Imaging Limited

Causeway Sensors Limited

Viewble Media UK Limited

Fine Point Films Limited

IVA Watch Limited

iGame Media Limited

Inspire Wellbeing

Northern Ireland Screen

Work highlights

  • Advising Cirdan Imaging on a wide variety of IP matters, including an R&D collaboration agreement with Queen's University Belfast.
  • Advising Airota Software on the terms of its reseller and distribution agreement agreements relating to its suite of remote worker management software solutions. This involved advising on the relevant licensing rights and permissions relating to the underlying copyright in the products to enable them to be sold and distributed abroad.
  • Advising Fine Point Films on IP matters such as chain of title, copyright ownership, and IP rights creation and exploitation in relation to various film and TV projects.
  • Advising Viewble Media UK on various commercial contracts, including media creation agreements and licensing of existing customer IP rights.  
  • Advising Northern Ireland Screen in respect of over 1,000 film and TV production and development projects, including review of IP and title and distribution agreements.

Tughans advises on the protection and exploitation of IP assets in a variety of IP-rich sectors, but historically the firm has had a particular focus on the technology sector, with clients including start-up and established Northern Irish companies and household-name international companies. As a result of this specialism, key areas of expertise include advising on collaboration, consultancy, franchising, joint venture, licensing and supply, and technology transfer agreements. Adrian O’Connell  leads the practice.

Practice head(s):Adrian O’Connell

Key Clients

Invest NI

Titan IC Systems

Dale Farm

Camlin Technologies

Randox Laboratories

Export Technologies

Tobermore Concrete

Monaghan Mushrooms

Fusion Antibodies

OCO Global

Trucorp Limited

Zero Waste Anaerobic Digestion Limited

David Lynas Consulting Limited

SABSA Education Services Limited

LimeGreenTangerine Limited

TraxTrader Limited

Enviroform Insulation Limited

Work highlights

  • Advising a large Northern Irish food and grocery distribution business on the procurement and implementation of SAGE’s SAP SuccessFactors software as its group-wide HR system. This involved negotiating with SAGE on licensing and other issues.
  • Advising a large local animal feed manufacturer on its enterprise-wide deployment of Microsoft Dynamics, which involved negotiating with the implementation partner on licensing and other issues.
  • Advising Titan IC Systems on negotiating and settling IP licensing deals with several companies for the implementation of the client's technology into their next generation networks and cloud offerings.
  • Advising Fourds (t/a Bloc Blinds) on the licensing of its IP, including negotiating a US licensing deal and successfully upholding the client's US patents in the face of the citation of prior art.
  • Assisting Fusion Antibodies with the IP aspects of its initial listing on the AIM stock exchange, including undertaking due diligence of the client's IP portfolio and registering a portfolio of international trade marks.

Cleaver Fulton Rankin advises leading Northern Irish companies on the exploitation and protection of IP assets and the IP aspects of corporate transactions, as well as handling a variety of trade mark and copyright disputes. Growing areas of expertise include advising on research collaborations and clinical trials. Hilary Griffith, who has extensive experience in IP matters in the technology, life sciences and education sectors, leads the non-contentious side of the practice, while Michael King handles IP litigation.

Practice head(s):Hilary Griffith

Other key lawyers:Michael King


'Primarily, the team is knowledgeable about the client's industry. They are available, fast to respond, and flexible to work with. Their depth of knowledge and guidance has been a great benefit, and they are solution focused rather than protectionist or problem focused.'

'The team stands out for its awareness of the client's industry, the availability of additional experience and expertise, and its responsiveness.'

'Solicitor Kathryn Laverty's willingness to walk us through areas we are not experts in, and her ability to communicate clearly and then listen to our plan and objectives, is fantastic.'

Key Clients

Export Technologies

Linen Hall Library

The Belfast Hotel Group

Barclays Telecoms

Age NI

Phion Therapeutics Limited

Photonic Measurements Limited

Work highlights

  • Acting for a manufacturing client in relation to the defence of an emergency application for an injunction by a competitor. The case involved allegations that the client induced the competitor’s former employee to breach contract, obtain confidential information and breach its registered design rights.
  • Acting for a hotel group client in the defence of a breach of trade mark claim.
  • Acting for a telecoms provider in a dispute with a subcontractor over the ownership and use of software.
  • Advising Catalyst Inc in relation to the proposal for a new fintech innovation space to be situated in Danske Bank in Belfast. This involved drafting and negotiating an appropriate partnership agreement between Catalyst Inc and Danske Bank in relation to the operation and management of the hub and an associated online innovation portal.
  • Acting for the provider of an online retailer platform in a dispute with one of its clients which involves allegations of breach of copyright and data breach and service issues.

IP, technology and media specialist Forde Campbell LLC advises on matters from trade mark and design right registration to the IP aspects of commercial contracts, as well as handling disputes. The firm's clients include luxury goods, clothing and other manufacturers and designers, and it has been increasingly active in the software development, food and media sectors. The team is led by Mathew Forde, who is highly recommended for IP litigation, and Rory Campbell, and also includes director Katey Dixon.

Practice head(s):Rory Campbell; Mathew Forde

Other key lawyers:Katey Dixon


'This team has insight and was able to help me articulate my needs. They had clear boundaries - I knew where I stood and they also work quickly and efficiently. I benefited from their generosity and I appreciate their service.'

'The team is extremely engaging and easy to work with. They seem to embrace a "client first" approach to their work. I have found them to be focused on my needs and best interests.'

'The team is warm and friendly and put me at ease. They are always courteous, approachable, reliable and fair. Finally, they are able to work with me in plain English and in a way that I feel empowered that I understand the legal requirements that they supported me with.'

'They are always timely in support, detailed in reply and give us great confidence in driving our business forward. They always have the answer.'

'The individuals are always available and this is a key quality.'

'Katey Dixon consistently provides sound advice and any problems or questions are addressed promptly and with easy-to-understand language. The jargon is stripped out and put into the context whereupon I can quickly determine a course of action or chart a direction, safe in the knowledge that Katey has knowledgeably prepared the landscape.'

'The team is friendly and approachable.'

Key Clients

Mergermarket Limited

Lynn’s Country Foods t/a Finnebrogue

Luke Irwin Rugs Limited

Fingerprint Learning Limited

Profile Tree LLP

McGregor Polytunnels (Sales) Limited

Huel Limited

Paper Owl Limited

Target Dry Limited

Geneva Laboratories Limited

Medicinall Limited

Learning Space

Work highlights

  • Advising Hub Games on intellectual property strategy and management and the protection of trade marks.
  • Advising Huel on product design agreements, PR agreements, product placement agreements, distribution agreements, and all brand, reputation management and IP ownership and licensing issues around the same.
  • Advising Luke Irwin Rugs on the registration of rug designs and US copyright for the global market.
  • Advising Fingerprint Learning on IP management for joint projects with public and private third parties.
  • Advising Profile Tree on matters of IP protection online and in connection with brand relationships and endorsements, as well as management of traffic via links and video streaming and how it can impact matters of IP licensing and brand management.

Mills Selig advises on contentious and non-contentious IP matters, and is particularly active in the technology sector, regularly assisting clients with the development, ownership and exploitation of IP assets via licensing, outsourcing and other agreements. In addition, the team advises on the protection of IP rights and handles disputes such as infringement and passing off claims. Litigator Emma Hunt leads the practice following the departure of Kathryn Walls to an in-house role.

Practice head(s):Emma Hunt

Key Clients

First Derivatives plc

Novosco Limited

Locum Match Limited

Mother Bee Limited

Devenish Nutrition Limited

Ampliphae Limited

Limitless Digital Solutions Limited

Sussd Limited

Automated Intelligence Systems Limited

One Million Steps Limited

Work highlights

  • Advising First Derivatives on the licensing of its technology to the companies in which it invests.
  • Advising One Million Steps on the preparation of IP licensing documents for a new software platform.
  • Advising Locum Match on the drafting and negotiation of a significant platform development and licensing agreement.
  • Advising Precision Livestock Measurement on the drafted and negotiation of an IP development agreement.
  • Advising Limitless Digital Solutions on the drafting of bespoke IP licence terms and conditions for its in-store analytics product.

Pinsent Masons Belfast LLP is particularly strong in IP litigation, where the team handles disputes, including cross-border matters, in the construction, IT, financial services, media and entertainment, and retail and consumer sectors, among others. The team also advises on non-contentious trade mark, patent, design right and copyright issues, including IP rights protection and portfolio management. Senior associate James Griffiths leads the Belfast office's IP and media sub-team.

Practice head(s):James Griffiths


'The team has an absolutely excellent knowledge of the law in this area and keeps pace with every legal development affecting it. This knowledge is combined with first-class organisation.'

'Laura Gillespie and James Griffiths deserve particular mention. They have the ability to make even the most complex disputes manageable and an unrivalled skill at analysing the issues so as to identify the core of a problem and how to resolve it in the best interest of their clients.'

Key Clients

Queen's University Belfast

Ulster Carpet Mills

CDE Global Limited

Funds – Axis

Seven Technologies Group



Chain Reaction Cycles

Brett Martin Limited

Luxco / Niche Drinks

Work highlights

  • Advised Queen's University Belfast on the drafting and negotiation of documentation relating to a number of research projects, including complex multi-party collaboration agreements.
  • Advised Queen's University Centre for Secure Information on the IP aspects of an agreement with Plexal to jointly provide services to deliver a cyber innovation centre in London.
  • Advised Headlam on the IP aspects of its acquisition of Ceco (Flooring) Limited, including carrying out due diligence.
  • Advising Luxco on the IP aspects of its acquisition of the majority interest in Niche Drinks, including carrying out due diligence.
  • Advising NatWest on the IP issues affecting its Entrepreneur Accelerator programme for early-stage and growing ventures.

IT and telecoms

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  1. IT and telecoms
  2. Leading individuals: Hall of Fame
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Arthur Cox Belfast handles the full range of ICT matters, advising public and private sector clients on local and cross-border IT projects. The team is particularly well known for its large client base of government departments, local authorities and other public bodies, thanks in part to its specialism in public procurement. William Curry, who has advised on some of the largest IT projects in the region over the last year, and firm chairman Alan Taylor jointly lead the practice. The highly experienced Paul McBride is also a key contact.

Practice head(s):William Curry; Alan Taylor

Other key lawyers:Paul McBride


'The team are excellent listeners, they get all the details and thoroughly go through everything, then form their ideas of the best way forward. They are extremely knowledgeable.'

'William Curry is extremely approachable and nothing is too much trouble. I would highly recommend him to any company.'

Key Clients

Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

Northern Ireland Housing Executive


Department of Finance (LPS)

Foods Connected Ltd

W & R Barnett Limited

Probit Consulting Ltd


Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Authority

Invest NI

Work highlights

  • Advising the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs on its implementation of a new IT system for recording and tracking the movements and health of food animals in Northern Ireland
  • Advising the Northern Ireland Housing Executive in relation to its IT Futures project to replace its current IT systems with new and up-to-date systems
  • Advising the Northern Ireland Housing Executive on the continued use of various third-party software used by the client following the termination of a strategic ICT services partnership with Belfast Telecommunications PLC
  • Advising the Department of Finance (Land and Property Services) on all aspects of the LPS Nova programme, which involves a number of procurement projects to digitally transform the LPS's functions and services
  • Advising Probit on preparing a template software development agreement

Carson McDowell advises on contentious and non-contentious IT matters, including the negotiation of software licensing agreements and ICT managed services contracts, the development of bespoke software solutions, and the implications of GDPR. The team's clients include foreign companies with IT support operations in the region, large IT operators and local IT sector start-ups, and it also has a growing cyber security client base. The highly regarded Dawn McKnight co-leads the team with joint corporate head Neasa Quigley.

Practice head(s):Dawn McKnight; Neasa Quigley

Key Clients

Atto Partners

ISDM Solutions Limited

Ansec IA

Xilinx Inc

Modern Democracy Limited

Raptor Photonics


Nihon Cyber

Acidy Ltd

Work highlights

  • Assisting Atto by modifying its current contracts, advising on its obligations under GDPR regulations, and advising on the appropriate form of a hosting agreement to manage risk
  • Advising ISDM Solutions on global agreements, such as a services agreement with Intercept Pharma Europe for the provision of audio/visual solutions
  • Advising Belfast International Airport in relation to the procurement of aviation security services, which involved securing the continued right to use existing software incorporated into the technology at the airport
  • Advising Ulster University on all tech-related matters and on the technology spin-outs of Innovation Ulster Limited, as well as IT-related supply arrangements
  • Advising Modern Democracy Limited, a company which specialises in the development of polling software, on drafting a software licence agreement to use with various government bodies

A&L Goodbody covers contentious and non-contentious IT matters. Its growing client base includes leading local technology companies and a number of international businesses, thanks in part to its close connection to its San Francisco office. The team, which advises on technology start-ups, fundraising, joint ventures, M&A, technology investment and contracts for services, is jointly led by the experienced Mark Thompson and Brendan Fox. Associate Jonathan Hacking is recommended for his GDPR expertise.

Practice head(s):Brendan Fox; Mark Thompson

Other key lawyers:Jonathan Hacking

Key Clients

Irish Football Association



Sandhills East

Axial 3D

Beautiful Bundle



3fivetwo Healthcare



Power NI

Work highlights

  • Advising the Irish Football Association on its new outsourced IT player registration database
  • Advising Energia on drafting a suite of new IT documentation and an IT agreement governing the client's requirements for a new product management portal
  • Advising LoyalBe on a number of different documents to govern the use of its app, which allows customers to earn loyalty points by using their bank card at participating retailers
  • Advising Automated Intelligence on an agreement with Sainsbury's Bank in relation to providing IT-related services to the bank's online banking platform
  • Advising Axial 3D on a services agreement with Tallahassee Medical Centre in Florida, which involved the licensing of the client's 3D medical printing technology

Boutique IT, IP and media firm Forde Campbell LLC advises on the full range of IT matters, with specialist expertise spanning ICT services contracts, open source software, dark web information sourcing, software code development and cloud services provision. The team has a particular focus on advising local start-ups, but also acts for Republic of Ireland and US companies. Practice head Rory Campbell draws on his experience in corporate and finance law, while director Katey Dixon specialises in data protection issues.

Practice head(s):Rory Campbell

Other key lawyers:Katey Dixon

Key Clients

Novosco Limited

Acuris Group (formerly Mergermarket) Limited

Neueda Limited

In Your Element Limited

Medicinall Ltd.

Electronic Document Management Consultancy Limited

Onesource Virtual (UK) Limited

Flax & Teal Limited

Fluent Technology Limited

Redgrove Companies Limited

Work highlights

  • Advising Novosco on the negotiation of a contract to manage IT infrastructure and support services to a major English NHS trust
  • Advising Acuris on its ongoing contracts with software developers and digital content providers which provide functionality and content to support the client's products
  • Advising Neueda on its software and service supply contracts, including a software licence and services framework agreement with Sage Trader LLC in California
  • Advising In Your Element Limited on negotiating software integration and partnership agreements
  • Advising Medicinall Limited on managing relationships with developers in order to maximise the value of the product created to allow for growth and prepare for acquisitions

Tughans counts a number of major Northern Irish companies and public sector bodies among its clients, and is particularly active advising local and international technology companies. The team advises on early-stage investment, M&A, outsourcing and infrastructure projects, and has particular expertise in procurement. Adrian O’Connell, who specialises in data protection and contract agreements, and Patrick Brown head the non-contentious and contentious sides of the practice, respectively. Ciara Lagan and John McGuckian advise on corporate transactions in the technology and telecoms spheres.

Practice head(s):Adrian O’Connell; Patrick Brown

Other key lawyers:Ciara Lagan; John McGuckian


'Tughans is professional and responsive and its advice is very good.'

'Ciara Lagan and director Paul O'Brien provide sound advice, respond on a timely basis and are completely professional in their approach.'

Key Clients

Invest Northern Ireland

Business Growth Fund (BGF)

Kernel Capital

Fusion Antibodies plc


B-Secur Limited

Titan IC Systems

Export Technologies

Monaghan Mushrooms

OCO Global

Camlin Technologies Limited

LimeGreenTangerine Limited

Work highlights

  • Advising a large Northern Irish food and grocery distribution business on the procurement and implementation of a group-wide HR system
  • Advising a large local animal feed manufacturer on its enterprise-wide deployment of EPR and CRM software
  • Advising technology company Titan IC Systems on the negotiation of IP licensing deals with a number of companies for the implementation of the client's technology into their next generation networks and cloud offerings
  • Advising Trax Trader on preparing a whole suite of documentation in respect of its new online platform for the sale of used machinery and plant across the UK and Ireland
  • Advising property listing platform Ltd on a series of updates to its suite of contractual documentation, including drafting new GDPR-compliant privacy policies and developing new terms for website hosting services

Mills Selig acts for some of Northern Ireland's leading businesses and technology advisory groups, as well as investors into the local technology sector; it also advises domestic technology start-ups on matters such as early-stage investment. The team also advises on M&A transactions in the technology sector and software licensing and related matters. Following the departure of Kathryn Walls to an in-house role, the team is led by litigator Emma Hunt, who specialises in social media law, and head of corporate Chris Guy.

Practice head(s):Chris Guy; Emma Hunt


'The team is pragmatic, commercial and highly skilled. They understand our business very well and their advice is practical, clear and client focused.'

Key Clients

First Derivatives plc

Novosco Limited

Crescent Capital III LP

Decom Engineering Limited

Mycardiapp Limited

Ampliphae Limited

Stormharvester Limited

Sussd Limited

Automated Intelligence Systems Limited

One Million Steps Limited

Work highlights

  • Advising First Derivatives plc on licensing its underlying software to the companies in which it invests
  • Advising First Derivatives in its acquisition of the remaining shareholding in Silicon Valley company KX Systems Inc
  • Advising Locum Match on drafting and negotiating a software platform development and licensing agreement
  • Advising Limitless Digital Solutions on drafting bespoke technology licence terms and conditions for its in-store analytics product
  • Advising Stormharvester on a significant second funding round from a local institutional investor supported by angel investors to develop its weather prediction technology

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