ICT and software

How we combine technical expertise with legal knowledge to ensure our patent advice keeps pace with the rapidly advancing world of ICT.

In today’s world, information and communication technology advances at lightning speed. So you need advice that can protect your software and information technology intellectual property into the future.

Our attorneys combine legal knowledge with technical expertise in:

  • Telecommunications
    Including digital signal processing, channel coding and encryption, mobile phones, signal cabling connectors, and ADSL and network switches.
  • Optics technologies
    Such as lasers, optical fibres, photonic devices and optoelectronic materials.
  • Semiconductor technologies
  • Sensors
  • Control systems
  • Analogue and digital circuitry
  • 3D image capture
  • Image processing

You can seek counsel from us about all aspects of ICT, from computer software to your business methods – drawing on our experience with complex patentability issues. When those arise, our ICT attorneys will often partner with our electronics and physics teams.

Our work in this field has seen us advise some of the world's leading ICT corporations on intellectual property in information technology. We also count a number of UK universities and academic spin-out organisations among our clients.

How to learn more

Contact Tom Burt for more information.

"This is a firm with the ability to handle IP concerning the most complicated and intellectually demanding of cutting-edge technology"

Brendan Spillane, Project Manager for Technology Transfer Group, ISIS Innovation Ltd (Oxford University’s technology transfer company)

ICT and Software Team