E-commerce and information technology

E-commerce and information technology is one important and rapidly expanding area in which our IP, media & technology team has considerable experience and practical knowledge across the board.

We advise on a broad spectrum of legal and commercial aspects of IT procurement, software development, escrow, domain name registration, Internet sales and electronic marketing. For example, we have assisted clients in the luxury goods sector in setting up online stores, and have also worked with clients launching an online financial services offering. We have also advised on the use of promotional games and competition for online marketing and advertising projects.

Recent work

  • Advising a client on the means of protecting software for use in financial services and patentability in the USA.
  • Advising a leading technology company on the installation of a browser application for pharmaceutical management systems as part of the NHS electronic prescription system.
  • Acting for Renault F1 in the acquisition of IT technology for use at the company's Control Fluid Dynamics (CFD) centre.
  • Acted for Nikid Holdings, an industrial design agency, on their web portal key technology.

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