Specialist Technology, Media & Communication Solicitors

Technology continues to drive change and improvements across business operations in every sector. But as these technologies evolve and transform the way we do business, so other opportunities and risks appear and legal challenges become more prevalent.

Shakespeare Martineau has in depth experience advising on matters across many industries including FTSE 250 companies, start-ups, financial services institutions, professional services, educational institutions, creative industries, household retail names, healthcare, manufacturing and sport.

Our experience covers both digital and non – digital arenas, from patents covering the industrial application of new ideas, bringing new technologies to market, data which is rapidly becoming the world’s most valuable resource, data security, the creative industries, the ever present nature of the internet in business, media and advertising and the world of celebrity and sports sponsorship and endorsement

How Our Technology, Media & Communications Experts Can Help

Advertising & Media

Providing clearance advice for advertising campaigns, advising in connection with CAP Code and BCAP Code compliance and assisting with ASA complaints.

Image Rights & Sponsorship

We advise regularly on all types of sponsorship law and the protection of image rights - and when these are threatened we have deep experience of helping clients protect these and successfully using the weight of the law when required.

IT & Telecoms

Supporting both suppliers and customers in negotiating contracts for the delivery of IT and comms based services including outsourcing, SaaS and software licences.

Data Privacy & Cyber Security

Advising on all aspects of data and privacy matters, including data audits, data subject rights, complaints to the ICO and data sharing arrangements.

Internet & On-Line Trading

Supporting clients in developing on line trading models and developing terms of business; enforcing intellectual property rights especially trade marks in an online environment.

Patents & New Technologies

Supporting clients in the commercial exploitation and enforcement of patents and other innovations

Our Technology, Media & Communications Experts

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Why Choose Us?

Our work always has your commercial goals at its heart. We will use our substantial collective experience and know-how in the protection, enforcement and exploitation of IP rights to find innovative and commercially-minded solutions. We have a proud history of success in acting for clients across a diverse range of goods and services.
We know the time it takes to build a credible and compelling brand and your advertising practices should support, not undermine your efforts. We work with you from the early stages of a campaign and at every stage of protecing your brand to ensure that your business is free from dispute and able to impress customers for years to come.
With IT and communications forming the backbone of a significant amount of business activity, you’ll be looking for a team of specialists that is knowledgeable, creative and responsive to your needs. The scope of our team spans nationally – whatever your goal, we have experts who are the perfect fit.

Our Technology, Media & Communications experts are here to answer any questions you might have

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Call Us: 0330 024 0333