Telecom & Technology

Who We Are

Our team helps IT & Telecom companies with all kind of matters, including protection of intellectual property, GDPR, public procurement, employment and contract work. Our fintech and finreg lawyers are available.

Practice In Detail
  • Broadcasting
  • Data Centres
  • Data Privacy
  • Domain names
  • Electronic Media
  • IT Outsourcing
  • R&D Agreements
  • Software Licensing
  • Software Protection
  • Technology Transfer
  • eBusiness
Clients
  • Airdog
  • Autodesk
  • Bentley Systems
  • Camel Mobile
  • Datakom
  • DEAC
  • Fracht
  • HansaWorld
  • Latvijas Mobilais Telefons
  • QIWI
  • Sertex Software
  • Tele2
  • Tieto Latvia
  • Tilde

Experience

Representing members of BSA/The Software Alliance (including Microsoft Corporation (U.S.), Autodesk Incorporated, Bentley Systems and others) in more than 20 criminal and administrative proceedings worth EUR 0.35 Mio, related to software counterfeit prosecution and litigation as well as protection of copyrights and trademarks.

Successfully represented Datakom, an IT service provider, in a game-changing public procurement dispute challenging manifest procedural breaches by the Public Procurement Monitoring Bureau. The dispute stemmed from the Bureau’s prohibition for the client to cooperate with Hewlett Packard in a high performance computing system tender worth ca. EUR 0.3 Mio.

Won two Hansaworld Latvia’s, a business management software company’s, complaints regarding wrong choice of procurement procedures and discriminatory qualification criteria in government IT systems tenders.

Consulting Airo Catering Services Latvija SIA during software copyright transfer; conducting a freedom to operate analysis regarding a product line launch and use in Latvia and registering a new trademark.

Successfully defending Real Sound Lab SIA, the world's leading loudspeaker measurement and equalization technology developer, against an inventor's claim of patent rights ownership.

Advising QIWI plc, a payment services provider in Russia and CIS, in potential acquisition of the minority shareholding in innovative developer of automation and IT solutions by conducting extensive LDD. Thorough examination of the target’s IP assets and liabilities was of particular importance for the client.

Successfully defending “Draugiem” SIA, a leading Latvian social network and internet medium, in a number of civil actions involving trademark infringement, domain name and software copyright litigation.

Advising start-up Windfire BV, a Dutch entity, in relation to a cooperation agreement with developer and manufacturer of wind measurement systems.

Mackonar Impex Limited sold all its shares (29.6%) in SIA Baltcom TV to RPAX One S.A. We assisted the client with negotiations, the share purchase agreement and the completion procedures.

Assisting AirDog founders and investors with various corporate law issues in formation of the company, establishing the holding structure and making further changes in the corporate governance and shareholding.

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