Science & Technology Law

Wallace, Jordan, Ratliff & Brandt attorneys regularly advise clients about the inter-relation between the law and science and technology. In today‚Äôs society, the ever growing access to technology creates a need for vigilance in protecting an individual’s inventions from unlawful use and/or theft; securing electronically available information so as to avoid misuse; and addressing ethical issues that arise as regulatory law attempts to keep pace with scientific advancements. As these issues come to the forefront, the firm is prepared to offer practical advice and solutions to its clients.

Services provided in connection with science and technology include:

  • Negotiating and drafting software license agreements
  • Advising clients regarding protection of inventions
  • Negotiating and drafting independent contractor and employment agreements addressing work for hire issues
  • Drafting employee and company technology usage policies
  • Negotiating license and technology sales agreements
  • Addressing biomedical research integrity issues
  • Negotiating and drafting joint venture agreements
  • Counseling emerging companies
  • Research integrity issues