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Technology & Intellectual Property

Our team are the go-to legal advisers for CEOs, directors and business owners who are seeking to protect their intellectual property and commercialise their technology.

Our Approach

We understand technology and the business models utilised to commercialise it. We apply that understanding to the advices that we give and the contracts that we draft to ensure that they operate as intended in practice.

We focus on understanding what a business is looking to achieve and then tailor our advice, services and documents accordingly. We do not provide cookie cutter documents or solutions.

Hart & Co’s lawyers have various interests in different technology powered companies and bring a practical and commercial approach to the table.

Our Services

  • Software Contracts (SaaS Agreements, EULAs)

  • Licences of intellectual property

  • Assignment and sale of information technology and businesses

  • Trade marks

  • Copyright advisory

  • Commercial Contracts including distribution agreements, reseller agreements, referral agreement, development contracts, supply agreements, services and consultancy agreements

  • Capital raising, investment advisory & agreements including reviewing Information Memorandums and preparing subscription agreements

Our Experience

We act on behalf of small, medium and large businesses, ASX listed entities, Government departments, Local Councils, major industry associations, and not-for-profits in the information technology space.

Technology & Intellectual Property

  • Advising a UK based telecommunications provider entering the Australian market on intellectual property protection, and preparing numerous commercial contracts including reseller agreements, referral agreements, customer terms and conditions and distribution agreements.

  • Preparing SaaS Agreements and End User Licence Agreements for businesses in multiple industries, including building management, healthcare and security businesses.

  • Advising on a successful public capital raising by a technology company in regional New South Wales, including reviewing, advising on and updating the Information Memorandum to comply with the Corporations Act as well as advising on the fundraising requirements more generally.

  • Advising one of Victoria’s largest e-commerce platform management firms on various commercial matters, including preparation of their template Client Services Agreement, and advising them on different ways of structuring investment and assistance with the legal requirements of their public capital raising.

  • Acting in a large dispute involving a private business and a software development company and negotiated a favourable outcome which avoided costly and time-consuming Court proceedings.

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We’ve been working with Hart & Co for over a year across numerous complex commercial and employment law matters including EBAs and capital raisings. Roxy is responsive, turns around the work quickly and most importantly every job has been high quality. It’s a tough market finding and retaining good associate level lawyers and Hart & Co has been an invaluable resource to our commercial and property teams.
— Daniel, Director - Commercial Practice Group (Law firm in Victoria, headcount ~20, working with H&Co since March 2018)
We’ve had an excellent experience working with Hart & Co. Roxy and her team are responsive and consistently deliver top quality legal work for us in a diverse range of practice areas. They were able to seamlessly fit into our business and quickly adapt to our processes and the way we work. Roxy is a very pragmatic, commercially-minded lawyer and a safe pair of hands for any matter she takes on. Highly recommended!
— Alex, Director (Law firm in Sydney, headcount ~7, working with H&Co since July 2018)
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— Narin, Director (Law firm in Melbourne, working with H&Co since August 2018)

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