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Technology Transactions and Sourcing

Represented a large public provider of technology services to the travel and hospitality industry in transactions with one of the world’s largest airlines for “soup to nuts” hosting and provision of its disaster recovery functions at a new data center local to its business.

Advising a start-up, which through its platform provides clients with streamlined access to its own, as well as third-party, market place services (such as virtual cards, pay with points and digital currencies at the time of making a payment). Advised the client on a broad range of matters, including in relation to fund raising, financial services regulation compliance, and in its licensing transactions with business partners and customers. Notable transactions completed for the client include negotiating and securing services agreements with eftpos and several large international banks. As a start-up, securing these large clients was essential to our client's success in the global market.

Assisted an Italian software house for the negotiation of a consulting services provision agreement relating to a third party software regulated under French law.

Assisted a global leader in automotive tires in the implementation of innovative mobility services (e.g. "tire-as-a-service", short-cycle bike rentals for enterprises, etc.)

Assisted a leading manufacturer of air-soft replica gun in the termination of license agreements with its licensors and the aftermath of such termination for the distribution of its inventory.

Assisting a group specializing in the manufacture of small and large series of pieces of jewelery for customers of the Place Vendôme as part of the redesign of its customer and supplier contracts. Our assistance includes the upstream securing of the client's intellectual property rights and downstream, its know-how in the context of computer-assisted production management. 

Assisted a European leader for the manufacturing of transportation parts with the development of an online professional marketplace to facilitate the distribution of spare parts by all market players. 

Acting for telecommunications companies and internet service providers in negotiating and drafting telecommunications supply agreements with Telstra, PowerTel, SingTel, Global One, Optus, AT&T, Datacom and MCI Worldcom.

Representing a leading global e-commerce platform on their pan-European outsourced warehouses (3PL) and third party managed logistics services including reverse logistics and covering middle mile and last mile solutions. This work involves structuring, drafting and negotiating commercial agreements for the provision of these services as well as providing strategic guidance on location expansion and/or closures which can be highly complex. We also assist in developing service driven key performance indicators. Our depth of knowledge of the key legal requirements of these deals and their interaction with the operational and pricing elements of these deals means we are a true strategic partner to our client.

Drafted and negotiated technology licensing and related services agreements with leading aerospace industry companies involving complex intellectual property development and ownership issues. We also enabled the client to act as a key supplier and service provider for their key industry customers. 

Represented Intellicheck, Inc. in various matters involving software development, software licensing and distribution, and the provision of hosted software and digital data services. Intellicheck's products and services verify the validity of government-issued identification cards such as driver's licenses. We prepared and negotiated complex agreements for and with a variety of counter-parties and provided legal advice on compliance with applicable state and federal data privacy and digital scanning laws. 

Undertook intellectual property and operational due diligence in connection with hundreds of acquisition and investment transactions. Prepared and negotiated key intellectual property, technology and privacy terms and ancillary agreements for those transactions.

Advising Papua New Guinea's largest oil and gas exploration and development company, in relation to the negotiation of a system implementation and services agreement for its ERP implementation project. This involved multi-vendor sourcing strategy to allow selection of the provider with the best experience, price, risk and fit for the organisation as well as implementing strategies to captured the best value from licence negotiations.  

Negotiated a technology company’s commercial agreements including master license and technology agreements, consulting agreements, services agreements, data protection agreements, and technology trial agreements.

Advising a utility company in relation to the terms and conditions of an escrow agreement.

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