Technology & Digital Market businesses

Unmatched knowledge inside complex technology based businesses

Why should we use Nicholas Weston?

Specifically, Nick applies his commercial IP and transactional skills to advise technology businesses in relation to:

  • Negotiation and drafting of documents
  • Business enablement and growth
  • Risk and compliance
  • Preparation and consultation with stakeholders
  • Alignment of business and exit strategy
  • Dispute resolution, ranging from IP infringement, to shareholder oppression to scope-creep claims
  • Technology & Digital Market businesses that are enabled by or rely on technology to power efficiencies and enhance the customer experience
  • Retail and consumer enterprises navigating online as well as bricks-and-mortar business
  • Manufacturers adopting new technologies such as sensors, robotics, data analytics and artificial intelligence
  • Owner managed businesses whether tech startups, high growth or mature, seeking broad tech and commercial competence, reasonably priced advice, documents and mentoring as they grow.

Case studies

UAM Tec

Advised UAM Tec as contract fractional General Counsel including drafting all deal documentation for an investment round, corporations law, intellectual property structuring and shareholder deed advice, vendor contracts, partnering agreements, trading terms, consultant agreements, NDAs and liability aspects surrounding the operation of autonomous underwater aquatic vehicles (UAVs) to image underwater tunnels and access-holes. (2022)

Mesh AI

Comprehensive commercial and intellectual property law advice to an unlisted technology company, including contract drafting and strategic advice on structuring and implementation of commercial plans. (2022)

Biotech company

Comprehensive commercial and employment law advice to an unlisted biotech company on restructuring measures, including strategic advice on implementation. (2017)

SkillsLive

Sell-side cross-border M&A transaction advice to an operator of an Australian e-training platform purchased by TSE listed Docebo Inc. (2022)

AI platform operator

Advised an operator of an artificial intelligence platform for patients with mental health concerns on privacy law issues regarding the deployment of an AI based system for assessment of patients with mental health issues. (2022)

Right Weigh Inc

Acted for a United States supplier of load weighing devices to the transportation industry in litigation to enforce its intellectual property rights against an alleged Australian infringer. (2022)

Connexion Telematics Ltd (ASX: CXZ)

Advised a developer and owner of Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions for the global automotive industry on a copyright issue. (2017)

Sensand Technologies

Advised a developer and owner of AgTech Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions on SaaS and licensing issues. (2020)

Auto Digital Solutions

Advised sole Australian distributor of Conversica artificial intelligence software that provides automated responses to leads on integration agreement and licensing with CarSales.com.au. (2020)

Firemint

Advised mobile and hand-held device games company from inception on structuring, leases, development agreements with companies such as Telstra, Disney and Electronic Arts, finance agreements, employment issues, trade marks, copyright and numerous commercial matters. Firemint was purchase by Electronic Arts Inc in 2014 (2005 – 2014)

What can we do for you?

Like most M&A lawyers, we offer technical competence in M&A. We combine this with decades of experience on-the-tools, gained working inside and acting for mid-market tech companies (listed, unlisted and owner operated), giving us an ability to anticipate menaces to navigation and guide you through the options on the path to closing, as we have for others, many, many times previously.