Reed Smith’s IP, Information & Innovation team of more than 70 lawyers across the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia Pacific provides truly global legal support relating to new information technologies and services, including counseling, transactions and litigation. Our team comprises engineers, software developers, cybersecurity and other technology professionals, asset managers, in-house legal experience, and insurance coverage and recovery lawyers.

What We Do

  • Provide coordination and increased connectivity through a collaborative, cross-discipline practice focusing on intellectual property, data privacy and security, and information governance services
  • Develop creative solutions to ensure that every issue related to clients’ data and technology is handled in the best and most strategic manner possible
  • Collaborate with clients’ product design teams to assess the legal and regulatory impact of new products and technologies, and develop and assist in developing plans for deriving new revenue streams based on the assets
  • Offer deep trial and appellate experience in high-stakes disputes concerning patents, copyrights, trademarks, unfair competition and trade secrets, domain name issues, data breach and theft, data technology implementation, use and disclosures, and consumer protection, including TCPA and FCRA
  • Help companies maximize and protect the value of their IP, and protect their interests in privacy and data security, including mitigating cybersecurity risks during IP transactions and other proceedings
  • Assist in using improvements in technology and in the cloud to save money and reduce risks
  • Guide clients through high-value, mission-critical technology projects, such as IT support outsourcing and global management system implementations, and the numerous legal, compliance and business issues that are part of these projects