Technology & Digital Law
As a twenty-first century Nigerian law firm, we at Tope Adebayo LLP understand the benefits of digital technology and the application of technology to financial operations and our every-day life. However, we also appreciate the challenges and risks posed by an increasingly interconnected world and the effects of disruptive innovation. Our prime interest is to insulate our clients from these risks and challenges, while positioning them for growth in line with their technological and business objectives. Accordingly, we have developed a tech-savvy technology and digital law team. The team is composed of competent hands with industry expertise to help your business tap into the vast opportunities available through the ongoing technological revolution.
Specifically, our team has experience advising on technology transactions which include negotiating and advising on technology development, outsourcing, procurement, distribution, marketing, consulting, e-commerce and multi-vendor arrangements. We also help developers and inventors protect their intellectual property by advising and assisting with patent and trademark application procedures including negotiating and structuring franchising and technology licensing agreements.
Our team is on hand to help your business through regulatory and legal hurdles, and for this purpose we work closely with the firm’s corporate/commercial team to advise on matters relating to corporate governance, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, tax and industry regulatory compliance issues. Our ultimate aim is to ensure your business remains attractive to investors, clients and partners.
Our technology and digital practice extend to data privacy and security, digital marketing and content, financial technology, digital communications and internet connectivity, blockchain technology, robotics, e-commerce, digital advertising and marketing etc.
We are particularly passionate about technology start-ups and in partnership with our Corporate Finance and Corporate Commercial teams, we guide your start-up through establishment phase as you navigate through the bootstrapping process, funding rounds, negotiating and drafting innovative, tailor-suited agreements to properly protect and position our founders in their relationships with co-founders, employees and consultants, financiers, vendors, etc.
Practice Key Contacts
Aderemi is a Partner with Tope Adebayo LLP with almost two decades of experience in the legal profession. She is well versed in corporate and commerci...
Mobolaji is an associate functioning primarily in the firm’s Energy and Natural Resources practice group. A detail-oriented commercial lawyer whobri...
Peter’s best quality is his ability to adapt and thrive in any area of law should the need arise. His natural interests include Tech Financing, Inno...