TECHNOLOGY

FisherBroyles has long recognized that technology strategies are major differentiators between companies in today’s global marketplace, and we have assisted our clients – vendors and customers alike – in formulating and executing the strategies that have set them apart from their competition.  That assistance includes counseling clients on the establishment, exploitation and maintenance of their intellectual property portfolios.  Recognizing the importance of technology and intellectual property to its clients, FisherBroyles has built one of the largest and most experienced technology and IP transactional practices in the country.  While other law firms have been scaling back their technology practices since 2001, FisherBroyles has been steadily expanding this area of practice.

Today, FisherBroyles boasts more than a dozen technology attorneys with a combined 150+ years of technology law experience and deep domain expertise, and it is committed to continued growth in this area of practice.  Our attorneys have received numerous recognitions for their work, including by The Best Lawyers in America for Information Technology Law, and as a Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Star.  Our expertise includes the following areas:

BASIC PRACTICE:

  • Software Licensing
  • Hardware Procurement
  • Software Development
  • Software Escrow
  • Consulting Arrangements
  • Technology Distribution
  • Systems Integration
  • IT Outsourcing
  • Data and Application Hosting
  • Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances
  • Technology/IP Due Diligence
  • IP Audits
  • Technology Development
  • Materials Transfers

SPECIALTY AREAS OF PRACTICE:

  • Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • Smart Metering or Advanced Metering Infrastructure
  • Portable Data Terminal Equipment
  • Mission Critical Telecommunications Infrastructure
  • Sporting Event Sponsorship

INDUSTRIES:

  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Biotechnology
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Retail
  • Technology
  • Travel & Hospitality