Technology

Doing business in a sector this fluid – with its ability to disrupt industries – takes vision and fortitude. We help you define the opportunities and navigate the obstacles, while strategizing for what lies ahead.

Our team works with technology companies and their partners – whether startups or industry giants – on all aspects of the creation, adoption, acquisition and use of technology products and services. Known for industry firsts, we help technology companies negotiate their journey through all phases of the business life cycle, often creating structures that pave new ground. From capital raising and outsourcing arrangements to corporate transactions and dispute resolution, our singular focus is on managing challenges and creating strategies so you can realize your business goals.

Emerging and established companies across a range of industry sectors, including life sciences, aeronautics, fintech and gaming, equally rely on our team for their technology-focused transactions and initiatives. Whether carving out new law for innovative blockchain ventures, negotiating strategic alliances or mitigating cybersecurity risks, we combine industry savvy and experience to find solutions that work.

Representative Work

Square, Inc., 2020

Acted as Canadian counsel to Square, Inc. in its acquisition of Dessa, a Toronto-based company building machine learning applications that address significant real-world challenges for all types of businesses.

Google LLC, 2020

Acting for Google LLC on competition matters relating to its acquisition of Fitbit, Inc., a leader in wearable health-focused technology.