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Food tech and agri tech

We are excited by the potential for technology to make agriculture and food production more efficient and sustainable. Our lawyers help innovators to bring their ideas to fruition, protecting and helping to commercialize new products and techniques.

Technology drives the global economy.  From lab-grown meat and urban-farming to SaaS, blockchain and machine learning, technology is shaping how companies do business today and in the future.

We advise software, hardware and biotech providers (and all the hybrid companies in between) on how to protect, commercialise and enforce their technology and IP assets.

Our team has a particular strength advising VC-backed tech businesses with in meat substitute technologies, SaaS offerings, AI, and blockchain.

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James Shaw

James Shaw

Partner | London

James Shaw

Partner | London

Corporate

Susanna Stanfield

Susanna Stanfield

Partner | Cambridge

Susanna Stanfield

Partner | Cambridge

Corporate

John Serio

John Serio

Partner | Boston

John Serio

Partner | Boston

Intellectual property and technology

Christopher Cowles

Christopher Cowles

Partner | Boston

Christopher Cowles

Partner | Boston

Intellectual property and technology

Richard B. Emmons

Richard B. Emmons

Partner | Boston

Richard B. Emmons

Partner | Boston

Intellectual property and technology

Richard Penfold

Richard Penfold

Partner | London

Richard Penfold

Partner | London

Intellectual property and technology

Jacopo Liguori

Jacopo Liguori

Partner | Milan

Jacopo Liguori

Partner | Milan

Intellectual Property and Technology

Joel Shen

Joel Shen

Partner, Withers KhattarWong* | Singapore

Joel Shen

Partner, Withers KhattarWong* | Singapore

Corporate

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Food and drink

Food is not only essential but emotive. We help food and beverage companies of all sizes to establish a strong brand and protect it robustly, providing valuable, sector-specific advice. Find Out More
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Helping company founders to realise their vision is a hugely rewarding aspect of our work. From advising on tax or global expansion, to introducing you to investors, we’ll add value from the outset. Find Out More
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Withers tech

With offices in innovation hubs from Cambridge, UK to Cambridge, MA, our technology and venture capital team regularly support startups and spinouts, helping them to scale, expand and thrive. Find Out More

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