Emma Maconick is a partner in the Intellectual Property Transactions Group. She focuses on intellectual property, data protection, privacy and security issues for major technology clients engaged in data and innovation intensive activities.
Emma represents corporate clients as well as lenders, emerging companies, research and development entities and universities. Emma focuses on representing clients in a range of technology sectors including FinTech, big data and analytics, cloud and edge computing, “as a service” businesses, consumer platform operators, artificial intelligence, machine learning, advanced virtual and augmented reality, autonomous mobility, and semi-conductor, hardware and software product designers and manufacturers.
Emma has extensive experience with the IP, data and IT aspects of transactional matters including mergers & acquisitions, strategic alliances, joint ventures, capital markets transactions and corporate and financial investment. Emma also consults on IP litigation, with a focus on settlement agreements, coexistence agreements, cross-licenses and other arrangements for sharing IP rights in the technology content and telecommunications sectors. Emma frequently speaks and writes on cutting-edge issues in data protection, intellectual property and technology.
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