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In an era of digital transformation, our technology team in Casablanca combines in-country experience with the global skills and resources of our firm's technology specialists across the globe.
We work for the world’s leading tech companies on corporate transactions, Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), patents and litigation, across commercial, regulatory, compliance and employment issues.
From startups to fast growing and mid-market businesses to mature global enterprises, our clients are companies that develop or create technology, are enabled by technology, or whose business model is fundamentally based on technology.
We assist technology companies throughout the business life cycle. We help startups get organized and funded and assist both growing and established technology companies in employment matters, commercial and technology transactions and IP patent protection strategies.
Our team is particularly adept at advising clients in the regulatory, trademark, data protection and commercial aspects of their technology business.
Experience has included advising:
- HID Global in the review of its IT contracts;
- Vivo Energy Maroc in its data protection compliance policy;
- Société Générale Maroc in the review of its IT outsourcing contracts;
- Louis Vuitton Malletier in the review of its employee privacy and data policy;
- A French food services and facilities management company in the application of GDPR rules in Morocco;
- NTT on several employment matters, in particular aspects of the transfer of employees, the transfer of employee representative bodies and the transitional services agreement in the context of the worldwide acquisition of Dell's IT services business lines in Morocco; and
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