At Hutchison, our experienced technology attorneys represent many of the Southeast's leaders from a variety of industries. Our clients include computer hardware, software, internet, privacy and security, networking and data storage and cloud businesses, as well as information service providers, semiconductor, virtual reality, digital media, e-commerce and mobile companies. Hutchison’s attorneys are well-versed in handling matters related to a broad range of technologies, such as education, healthcare, marketing and financial, including blockchain and cryptocurrency.
We have worked with hundreds of technology companies at all stages of development. This deep experience enables us to provide strategic guidance in addition to working out the fine points in contracts. At Hutchison, we work hand-in-hand with our clients through each stage of their life cycles. Our experienced attorneys help build world-class companies, often as early as the business planning stage. We advise our clients on the most efficient ways to capture and protect their intellectual property, whether through licensing patents, trademarks, copyrights or other means. Many of our technology clients require external funding to fully realize the vision of the founders. We regularly assist with fundraising efforts, whether through venture funds, debt financing or other investors, such as individual angel investors.
Our licensing and corporate partnering attorneys work with clients on all aspects of intellectual property licensing, including software licensing. We also provide counsel on commercial partnerships to help maximize the value of their intellectual property assets. For our electronic gaming and digital media and entertainment clients, we help secure the most beneficial publishing contracts, and know what common drawbacks to avoid. We routinely draft terms of service and privacy policies to protect our clients’ interests. Additionally, we have assisted countless clients in achieving shareholder liquidity through both public offerings and the sale of their companies, often to some of the most widely recognized names in the technology industry.
Our expertise and efficiency in handling matters in the technology industry has also been recognized by major U.S., European and Asian companies who call upon us to assist with their intellectual property licensing and mergers and acquisition needs.