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Our chosen focus areas are at the intersection where innovation takes place: technology, intellectual property and corporate/commercial law.

Our services include:

  • technology agreements (e.g. development, support, maintenance, outsourcing, service level & licence agreements)
  • data science (e.g. advice and transactions in respect of artificial intelligence, machine learning)
  • cloud computing (e.g. software-as-a-service, cloud storage)
  • green technology (e.g. power purchasing agreements, photovoltaic plants, small-scale embedded generation)
  • information security, data privacy
  • bespoke escrow services*
  • electronic signatures services*
Intellectual property
  • international registration & management of intellectual property rights (e.g. trade marks)
  • patent & design registration with our trusted network of external experts
  • transactions (e.g. licensing, assignments, securitisation)
  • enforcement (e.g. litigation, oppositions and complaints, counterfeit goods)
  • advanced watching services (e.g. early infringement detection)
  • research & development tax incentives
  • intellectual property valuations*
Corporate & commercial
  • transactional work (e.g. advice, mergers, acquisitions, due diligence)
  • corporate governance, structures, shareholder relationships (e.g. memorandum of incorporation, share classes, shareholders agreement, board rules)
  • funding, private equity, venture capital (e.g. subscriptions, convertible loans, buy-backs)
  • exchange control
  • company secretarial (e.g. incorporation, share issues and securities registers)
*by Swart Advisory Services (Pty) Ltd, a group company

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