Does your company need a lawyer who specializes in technology?
Technological innovation has a well-known tendency to go beyond the law. This means that the internal attorneys of the largest technology companies must anticipate legislative and regulatory changes when carrying out their broad legal functions.
With people like Google UBER and IBM dominating the technology innovation market, the role of internal technology lawyers in large companies is unique. Even though they have legal competence, strong knowledge about the products developed and how companies want to exploit them, they cannot do everything.
Suzanne Townley, a lawyer at Pannone Corporate, said: “Those who hold the role of general counsel often often have a broad mandate of responsibility and do not have the time to dig deeper into relevant law and all its implications.