Commercial

Advising on commercial arrangements and agreements on the exploitation and use of Intellectual Property Rights, information technology, and ancillary issues and on issues arising in relation to data protection and rights of privacy.

Mark Lubbock is a high-level operator and tremendously impressive in negotiations.

— Chambers UK 2021

Range of advice

We provide clients with a range of commercial IP advice including:

  • IP advice in respect of patents, trade secrets and confidential information, trademarks, database rights and copyrights
  • Commercial contracts such distribution and agency contracts, manufacturing agreements, consultancy agreements, concessionaire and services contracts
  • Technology transfer, patent and know-how licensing agreements
  • Trademark licences and co-existence agreements
  • Outsourcing, facilities management and other contracts for the provision of IT and data services
  • Research and development agreements and collaboration agreements
  • Drafting and negotiation of IT system development and procurement agreements
  • Data protection advisory work including in respect of data security breaches and responding to law enforcement data requests, drafting of privacy notices, data sharing agreements, data export agreements, and intra -group data sharing agreements

Experienced team

The team has extensive experience in a wide variety of relevant legal areas including intellectual property, data protection, information technology, healthcare, e-commerce, outsourcing, and commercial contracts.

Clients will benefit from being able to get experienced advice derived from extensive commercial exposure to many industry sectors across all areas of their business from incisive strategic advice to commercial/contract advice and support; this is equally relevant for start-ups, developing and developed businesses to enable them to manage their valuable intangible properties efficiently and effectively.

Our clients operate in a wide variety of industry sectors including information technology, mechanical and chemical engineering, healthcare, biotech and life sciences, data and cyber security, media, sports and leisure.

Mark Lubbock is a high-level operator and tremendously impressive in negotiations.

— Chambers UK 2021

Case studies

Large commercial agreement project

A national petrochemicals concern in respect of over 100 commercial supply and service agreements relating to hydrocarbon and process technology and the supply of raw materials.

Landmark technology licensing agreement

The joint developers of biotechnology for the treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorders on a landmark technology licensing agreement with a pharmaceuticals giant.

Corporate deal advice

The Nominated Advisors (“NOMADs”)for companies seeking listings on AIM or for the companies themselves in respect of the IP and data protection aspects of their IPO’s and subsequently on follow up rights issues. This involves the verification of the companies IP rights and of statements made in the prospectuses issued in connection with the fundraising, the negotiation of the IP and data protection aspects of any investment agreements and the agreements with the NOMADs.

Key Contacts

Partner Contact

Mark Lubbock

Partner

Solicitor

Contact Us

+44 (0)20 7440 9510
commercial@eip.com

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