Sectors and Industries

EdTech and Innovative education providers

The growing edTech industry that refers to the combination of education and technology is a highly specialized and regulated sector of the education industry, that aims to facilitate and enhance learning, taking education to the next level.

More and more innovative products ranging from educational platforms, software startups to mobile apps are created every day, impacting both students’ and teachers’ lives in multiple ways.

As EdTech keeps evolving, the legal intersection between intellectual property, education, and privacy and data protection laws is becoming greater, with many legal challenges that arise as a result.  With digital technology becoming more influential in education, it is vital to receive legal advice from highly specialized EdTech lawyers.

Our dedicated team of lawyers have a deep knowledge and understanding of the various legal issues in the EdTech field and offer a complete range of legal services tailored to the education industry and education regulation and compliance.  Our team can help you find legal solutions and meet your business objectives on a variety of matters with respect to the education technology area, including educational content, course/learning management systems, testing and assessment, e-learning and academic and administrative services.

We also offer the following indicative services:

Corporate

  • Formation of Company
  • Formation of Not For Profit (NFP) Company or Foundation
  • EdTech Market advice
  • Establishing an Academy, Institution or University
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Securities and capital raising
  • General corporate matters
  • Corporate governance
  • EdTech Investors advice

Transactional

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Lending and finance
  • Capital markets
  • Funding and investment opportunities

Intellectual Property

  • EdTech Innovation
  • Intellectual property portfolio strategy
  • Patent prosecution and management
  • Trademark prosecution and management
  • Copyright registration and management
  • Trade secret protection
  • Patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and other technology disputes and litigation, enforcement and defense, alternative dispute resolution, licensing opportunities and strategies, and patent and trademark prosecution, website disclosures, terms of use, privacy policies and e-signatures, cybersecurity, and privacy and data concerns.

Emerging Growth Companies & Venture Capital

  • Venture capital financings
  • Angel investments
  • Strategic partnering and investments
  • Private equity investments

Technology Transactions

  • License agreements
  • Manufacturing and development agreements
  • Strategic joint ventures
  • Technology acquisitions and dispositions
  • Privacy and data security
  • Commercial agreements