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Welcome to our second kempitlaw IT+ Client Alert of 2016.

We’re delighted to welcome Deirdre Moynihan to the team. Deirdre is an experienced IT lawyer who joined us in May from Morrison & Foerster’s technology transactions team in London, having qualified at Allen & Overy in 2007.

Deirdre did her LL. M. on copyright misuse, and contributes her first blogs to this alert on copyright treatment of APIs after the recent Oracle v Google case in the USA, and on Brexit & Data Protection.

Our Hot Topics for this alert are Brexit with blogs on:

and the 4th industrial revolution with blogs on:

As we enter an exciting and interesting time for IT law, we are delighted that we have garnered further market recognition for our IT legal expertise, innovation and legal business leadership:

  • in April, Finance Monthly named us their ‘UK IT Law Firm of the Year’ again
  • last week, The Lawyer shortlisted us for ‘Innovation in Client Acquisition’ and ‘Best BD Initiative’ in their Business Leadership Awards 2016. Of the 100 or so firms from around the world nominated across 24 awards, we are thrilled to be one of the few shortlisted in multiple categories