Many African countries are still grappling with the impact of the lockdown initiatives caused by COVID-19.1 Adapting to the health and safety protocols across Africa has meant a significant increase in the sheer volume of data being processed, particularly in the health and education sectors.
Our lawyers in Nigeria work with technology companies, offering advice across a broad range of areas: from corporate transactions to IP protection, patent law and litigation, and including regulatory, compliance, employment and contracting issues.
Our clients are companies that develop or create technology, are enabled by technology, or whose business model is fundamentally based on technology.
We advise companies throughout the business lifecycle. We help startups to get organized and funded and assist both growing and established tech businesses in employment matters, commercial and technology transactions and IP patent protection strategies.
Experience has included advising:
- Dufry, the multinational duty free store operator for its in-country websites; worldwide rollout of its ‘Reserve and Collect’ site, requiring full localization to ensure local laws govern the policy and terms of the site and making changes required by national laws
- A major European textile group launching its worldwide online web platform for different brands, in particular on mandatory provisions under national legislation
- Crown Interactive, a communications technology company on contractual terms and conditions in drafting a revenue sharing and revenue life cycle management agreement with a power distribution company
- A major international web services provider in establishing a professional services (ProServe) office in Nigeria
- Emirates Airlines on the legal implications of establishing an e-payments platform in Nigeria
- An electronic services provider to transportation companies relating to GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) matters
- Vodafone on matters relating to Internet of Things (IoT)
Drones have come a long way since conception and now provide vital functions in a number of industries. In this article, Adewumi Salami an Associate in our IPT Practice Group, examines key aspects of drones, its functions, legal and regulatory issues, costs, etc.
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