Innovative ideas, products and solutions drive the technology industry – and they continue to change and improve the way we work and live. As the pace of change accelerates, so does the need to stay ahead. To succeed, technology companies must cultivate new ideas, anticipate product demand and seize new opportunities.
Husch Blackwell’s Technology team has more than 100 attorneys who are focused on issues specific to the industry. Many of them have advanced technical degrees and experience working at technology companies. Because we are deeply immersed in your industry, we understand the issues and opportunities that you face and can create strategic, effective solutions that propel your business forward.
Husch Blackwell is positioned to play a major role in the 3D printing industry. Our litigation and business attorneys have a wide range of experience and provide counsel on issues that companies in the additive manufacturing field may encounter in the following areas:
The manufacturing industry is highly automated and dependent on technology. Like the technologies themselves, the industry is sophisticated and precise – and not immune to challenges.
Husch Blackwell attorneys have a deep understanding of your industry. Several attorneys on our team have advanced degrees in engineering and electronics and previously held careers positions in automation and building technologies, lending practical knowledge and experience when you need it most.
We have experience in the following areas:
Our work with automation and building technologies includes:
Companies in the computers and electronics industry face numerous challenges, such as managing efficiencies, cultivating new technologies and meeting consumer expectations.
Husch Blackwell's technology attorneys have significant experience in computers and electronics. Several hold advanced degrees in engineering, computer science and electronics, and have had careers in the industry prior to practicing law.
Our work includes a wide range of matters including:
The information technology business yields a range of challenges, including security breaches, contract enforcement and intellectual property protection.
Husch Blackwell's attorneys have extensive experience in the IT industry and can speak your language. Whether you need help securing a patent, reviewing data processes or simply seek guidance on business practices, you can rely on us to offer sound, strategic advice.
Our experience includes:
Blockchain technology provides a fundraising mechanism that differs from conventional methods – an initial coin offering (ICO), also known as token sales or token launches. An ICO provides companies with unique technology and a business value proposition that relies on the token as a core part of the company’s future operating model, as well as a method to raise capital (by selling tokens) that simultaneously builds an ecosystem of stakeholders and users to interact with their product.
High technology products and systems require instrumentation and controls. These mechanisms power everything from a single device or appliance, to security systems, assembly lines and aeronautics. Companies in the industry face a number of potential risks, including:
Husch Blackwell’s Technology team has several attorneys with advanced degrees in engineering, electronics and mechanics. Our hands-on industry experience combined with a robust practice representing high technology companies results in a unique understanding of several types of instrumentation and controls:
A more connected world brings opportunities for innovation, growth and profit. As the Internet of Things (IoT) becomes more integrated in daily life, its impact on industries such as manufacturing, technology, healthcare, transportation, communication, financial services and construction will be immeasurable.
To thrive in the blossoming marketplace of interconnected and communicating devices, companies must anticipate and prepare for opportunities, as well as risks and regulatory challenges. Husch Blackwell understands the IoT, and we help clients successfully leverage IoT products and services.
The power and energy management industry incorporates high technology, big data analytics and renewable power to reduce energy waste and improve efficiency. It’s today’s hottest clean tech industry – and it affects everyone.
Husch Blackwell attorneys, several with advanced degrees in electrical and mechanical engineering, apply their knowledge and industry experience to develop sound intellectual property strategies and assist clients in their pursuit of energy efficient and advanced technologies.
We work with a range of power and energy management technologies, including:
If you're in the business of software development and licensing, you know how critical it is to preserve and protect your intellectual property rights. Simultaneously, you need to maximize the commercial value of your business model.
Husch Blackwell's attorneys protect software developers by providing a full spectrum of intellectual property services in the areas of patents, copyrights, trademarks and licensing agreements. Because we understand your industry, we can offer you the comprehensive services you need to own, develop and license software.
Our experience includes: