IP, Technology & Telecommunications

Piper Alderman's Intellectual Property, Technology and Telecommunications team provide commercially sound strategic legal advice to public and private companies, government, public sector research organisations and individuals.

We work closely with clients to identify, develop, commercialise and protect Intellectual Property assets. We advise on all aspects of law relating to patents, trade marks, copyright, designs and confidential information and can assist with matters such as:

  • protection strategies
  • infringement litigation
  • trade mark registration and revocation
  • licence and assignment agreements
  • commercialisation agreements
  • domain name issues
  • IP identification audits

Our team understands that the effective use of technology is a key part of any business’ success. Our technology law expertise covers a variety of agreements including licences, R&D, consultancy, grant and CRC agreements. We act for clients in a range of industries involved in the development and commercialisation of technology including  biotechnology and medical research, information and communication technology and clean/green technology. 

We act for technology and telecommunication service providers in relation to software development, software licensing, software support, facilities management, hosted services, hardware supply, integration, project and other ICT services agreements. Our team also advises companies in a range of industries on information technology procurement and other dealings with ICT vendors and service providers.