What makes a Technology Lawyer?

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Technology Lawyer

Looking for a Technology Lawyer?

IT Lawyers Brisbane can assist with drafting a wide range of legal documents and provide commercial, corporate and technology related legal advice. Our principal Technology Lawyer, Michael Barber, has over a decade experience in IT, gained prior to coming to law.

Working as a business analyst Michael translated business requirements into technical designs. As a lead developer he was tasked with the more complex software engineering tasks. As a project manager he took responsibility for end to end delivery of technology services. Now as a lawyer he can translate business and technology requirements into law and back again, leaving you with the confidence your requirements have been understood and met.

People ask why I left IT and I have to explain to them, I didn’t! I just added law to my existing skill set. With a solid background in technology and law, coupled with a love for small businesses (including my own) I have been able to combine all of my qualifications and experience into a profession where I can add value to the tech industry and help Australia’s startups take on the world.” Michael Barber

Our multidisciplinary approach assists us in drafting technology contracts and other legal documents in plain English. That way your clients and business partners understand the scope of your services and their obligations.

Benefits of using a specialist Technology Lawyer

It is our job to understand your requirements not your job to translate them for us.

Dealing with a Technology Lawyer fluent in business, tech and law reduces the risk something will be lost in translation. If you are a:

Techie, let us guide you through commercial law, regulation and corporate governance.

Entrepreneur, you have a business partner who you can rely on to discuss the broad scope of technology, business and legal issues you would otherwise have to face alone.

Enterprise manager, you can rest assured that we can understand the requirements of your techies and will assist you in having those requirements translated into the transactional documents you need to progress your business.

Lawyer, we are happy to assist you when your clients need some specialised advice. We are a niche service provider and agree to help you retain your client’s business.

Call IT Lawyers Brisbane today and speak to a Technology Lawyer with deep domain experience.

Recent Technology Law services provided

We live and breathe commercial and technology law.

Our Technology Lawyer has:

  • negotiated, reviewed and drafted multiple software development agreements, including an agile software development agreement for a multinational development project between a local software house, their client and offshore software developers;
  • assisted many technology start-ups get their feet, secure the resources they need, protect their IP and start trading;
  • negotiated and reviewed Queensland Government QITC, and local government, technology contracts;
  • successfully defended allegations of, and protected our clients from, copyright infringement;
  • negotiated technology service agreements with some of Australia’s largest companies and with some of the world’s largest tech providers;
  • successfully defended a reverse domain name hijacking attempt, instigated by a Chinese corporation, supported by a US law firm and which was actioned at WIPO in Switzerland;
  • drafted a multitude of privacy policies and advised on multiple data breaches;
  • advised the boards of technology focussed companies on intellectual property, asset protection and corporate governance;
  • drafted a range of SaaS agreements for both startups and established enterprises, including those involved in AI services and biotechnology; and
  • prepared numerous terms of use for both mobile apps and ecommerce sites.

A Brisbane Technology Lawyer servicing the whole nation.

Located at River City Labs in Brisbane, IT Lawyers Brisbane services the whole nation.

Whether you are a startup based at one of our nation’s incubators or an established enterprise embarking on a new tech project, if you are looking for legal advice from a Technology Lawyer, we are here to serve. In addition to tech law we advise across a range of commercial and corporate matters.

We know tech.

Are you looking for an IT Lawyer that knows tech? Today almost every business is a technology business. Even if you are not on the cutting edge of innovation you are probably entering into business relationships with people who are. If you are not you should be. Helping businesses thrive and reducing transaction costs is at the very heart of any real IT Lawyer.

We know business.

Need a software development lawyer, with IT, business and accounting qualifications? One who spent over a decade running their own management consulting firm? The sort of commercial lawyer that can translate IT to business, business to law and law back to IT? Contact us today and speak to a multi-disciplinary commercial lawyer.

Speak to a Technology Lawyer who used to be a software developer.

IT Lawyers Brisbane has a Technology Lawyer ready and waiting to help you.

If you need a Technology Lawyer contact IT Lawyers Brisbane.

Ask for Michael Barber, he is ready to discuss your legal needs.

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