Debbie Venn
Partner, Head of Technology, Media and Telecommunications

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How we do it

Intellectual property & IT

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Debbie Venn
Partner, Head of Technology, Media and Telecommunications

debbie.venn@asb-law.com

How we do it

What we do - and how - are driven by you and what you're looking to achieve.

Here is a selection of some of the cases we've worked on recently:

  • Advising a number of software development companies on intellectual property rights and the licensing and support of products nationally and internationally 
  • Drafting terms of use and privacy policies for company websites and advising on privacy and data protection including online trading issues and processing of data
  • Managing the trade mark portfolios for a number of very well known brands and implementing a trade mark watching service
  • Advising on data protection compliance for cross-border transfer of data and compliance with EU Directive and Safe Harbor agreement in the USA
  • Advising on database purchase contract and transfer of data issues
  • Drafting and negotiating licences of trade marks, copyright, designs, and other intellectual property rights
  • Drafting confidentiality/non-disclosure agreements
  • Advising on the commissioning of bespoke software packages for licensees 
  • Advising on intermediary arrangements for companies advertising tour operator holidays. Drafting terms to be entered into with the tour operators for use of the website
  • Pursuing and defending IT disputes arising out of poor contract performance and failure to provide business continuity planning support
  • Pursuing and defending claims for breach of software licence, development agreements or distribution agreements
  • Purusing and defending claims for breach of service level agreement, support and maintenance agreements
  • Advising on domain name disputes and bringing/defending complaints to Nominet and ICANN
  • Obtaining and defending injunctions and accounts of profits/damages in intellectual property disputes
  • Obtaining and defending injunctions for theft or misuse of confidential information