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Computer and IP Law


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As well as being a lawyer for 24 years, Michael Paterson has a Sciencee Degree in computer science.  Robin Galpin has been providing Trade Mark advice and related legal services since joining Michael Paterson & Associates 10 years ago. Mike Browne also worked in the IT industry in London, where he worked with corporate, retail and large internet companies for more years than he will admit.  They love all legal work that involves computers, copyright, trade marks and other intellectual proprty (IP), in particular:

  • copyright  - licence agreements, contractor and employee IP clauses, assignment of copyright and moral rights, dispute resolution, general advice
  • trade marks - trade mark applications and the same services as for copyright work; and
  • computer-related legal work:
    • website development and hosting agreements
    • content and portal agreements
    • registration and renewal of domain name forms
    • licence and distribution agreements
    • confidentiality agreements
    • web site disclaimers and privacy statements
    • web commerce agreements
    • dispute resolution