Caroline advises clients on a wide range of non-contentious commercial matters, specialising in intellectual property and information technology. She has experience working with clients across a broad range of sectors, from healthcare and education to TMT and insurance, from small start-ups to multi-national corporations.
Caroline’s main focus is on the commercialisation of intellectual property rights (ranging from patents, trade marks and designs to copyright), protecting confidential information and know-how and drafting various agreements for the development, exploitation and support of software (from both a supplier and customer perspective).
Caroline also has experience advising on consumer law, data protection and e-commerce.
Caroline is admitted to practise in England & Wales.
- Drafting manufacturing, licence and distribution agreements for a patented rapid cooling technology business, together with an R&D agreement and a patent assignment for a new piece of technology to operate alongside the existing product.
- Assisting an insurance software provider in developing a new licensing strategy providing assistance and support in negotiating long term strategic framework agreements based on an agile working methodology.
- Drafting a complex development agreement for an app store used for distribution of apps within schools. Preparing the corresponding framework of documentation, with particular attention to the sensitivities around collecting personal data relating to children.
- Advising on the franchising of a restaurant group, preparing related documentation for the franchise model, taking into account key considerations over the ongoing protection of the substantial goodwill which exists in the restaurant group and the head chef.