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Technology & Digital Transactions

Operating with the quickness connected commerce demands, Kaye Scholer’s Technology & Digital Transactions lawyers advise clients in deal-making across virtually all operational, revenue-generating and strategic areas of their businesses. Noted for a keen commercial instinct that rapidly identifies and prioritizes key business and legal risks, we efficiently manage the regulatory, privacy, technology and financial infrastructure issues inherent in the increasingly intricate and interconnected “anytime, anywhere” e-economy.

Whether driving innovation in established or emerging industries or driving connected commerce at the intersection of mobile, retail, marketing services, data and technology, we support our clients as trusted advisors, with extensive deal experience and deep industry knowledge. By intimately understanding our clients’ opportunities and challenges, operations and relationships with customers, suppliers, partners and regulators, we help them establish the most favorable terms for their businesses.

Consistently recognized for our practical approach to handling complex technology and commercial transactions, we are nationally and New York tier 1 ranked in IT (US News & World Report/Best Law Firms 2015) and considered as one of New York City’s most outstanding transactional IT practices (Chambers 2012–15).

In the Market

Capabilities: How We Do It

  • Proven track record with emerging, expanding and established companies in a wide range of sectors, including:
    Aviation Big Data & Analytics Bitcoin
    Cloud/SaaS E-commerce Entertainment/Hospitality
    FashionTech Digital Media Consumer Products
    Medical Devices/Medtech Financial Services and FinTech Payments
    Retail/Consumer Products Software Technology
    Wearable Devices    
  • Experience negotiating and securing the full range of existing and emerging transactions, as well as efficiently producing the full suite of strategic agreements and internal documents, including:
    • Digital partnerships
    • Content, data, patent, software, technology, and trademark license and service agreements
    • Payment service agreements, including Internet, mobile and contactless payment processing and payment technology integration
    • Cloud service agreements, including SaaS, PaaS and IaaS
    • Outsourcing and other service agreements
    • OEM, distribution and reseller agreements
    • Joint ventures and strategic alliances
    • Collaborations and co-development agreements
    • Equipment purchase and leases
    • Manufacturing and supply agreements
    • Marketing agreements
    • Web site and mobile app terms of use and privacy policies
    • Telecom agreements
    • IP and IT aspects of M&A and other corporate transactions