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Ideas are just the start

Ideas are just the start

How Law Transforms Technology

When I was young, technology always excited me. I vividly remember the excitement of Christmas morning opening gifts of the latest games console or gadget. Technology has moved on so much since the early nineties, but those early days triggered a continued interest in transformative technology.

Ideas that change the way we work and socialise still excite me and that is why I wanted to forge a career in technology law. I relish meeting clients who have identified an idea that could fundamentally change the “way things are done”.

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From Telephones To Smart Technology

Louisa Boyack, Senior Solicitor

Scotland again seems to be making a splash in the technology world, impressively housing two of the world’s 152 technology ‘unicorns’ (technology firms whose valuation has exceeded $1bn): Skyscanner and FanDuel, along with a technology sector that has enjoyed a growth rate of 43.4% over the past five years, far exceeding the UK average.

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Device Mesh, Imagination And The Law

Callum Sinclair, Head of Technology

Only imagination limits the opportunities available from our rapidly connected world. It’s hard to think of a household product or work device that could not have some benefit from being connected to another application via the internet of things (IoT), which adapts based on data from another source.

Unsurprisingly, Gartner identified that the number-one strategic technology trend for 2016 would be the so-called device mesh: the ever-expanding set of end points that people can use to find information and communicate online.

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