Experience and Diligence

Our firm operates at the intersection of Computer Science and Law. Working at the intersection of law and information technology, we are the experts in drafting and negotiating software, telco and other hi-tech legal agreements and resolving complex IT disputes. Our clients include startups, small to medium enterprises, multi-national corporations and government. Arnotts Technology Lawyers opened its doors in 2008. Since then, we have acted on hundreds of different legal matters for startups, SMES, large multinational software companies, government departments and companies listed on the Australian Stock Exchange.

 

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Lawyers

 
 
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Chief Technology lawyer

Alan Arnott

Alan is a highly experienced technology lawyer. He has degrees in Law and Computer Science and works collaboratively with clients involved in the exploitation of technology and telecommunications products and services. Alan regularly advises on complex contractual arrangements. He has experience preparing and negotiating a wide range of technology and telecommunications agreements including licensing, supply, distribution, reseller, joint venture and shareholder agreements. He advises on the formation of tech and telco businesses, provides advice to participants in commercial technology-centric transactions and the resolution of litigious and non-litigious technology disputes.

 

Education

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS
International Law (Exchange Semester, 2002)

MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY
Bachelor of Science (Computing), 2002

MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY
Bachelor of Laws, 2003

NSW COLLEGE OF LAW
Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, 2004

 

Key Competencies

•Very experienced in technology and telecommunications contract drafting and negotiation

•Technology dispute litigator

•Regularly advises on Privacy Law, including GDPR impact on Australian service providers

•Experienced in computer programming, web design and e-security

•Author of the book "Stellar Results Through Technology Contract Negotiations", 2017

•Very detailed understanding of technology and telecommunications concepts

Admissions & Memberships

• Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales

• Solicitor of the High Court of Australia

• Law Society of New South Wales, Member

 
 

 
 
 

technology lawyer

Shi Ying Yong

Spencer focuses on the various facets of law that revolve around digital media and technology, whether that’s securing patents and trademarks for wearable tech or negotiating distribution agreements for the now prolific AZL App. Prior to co-founding Harris Ingram, he managed the tech startup accounts for Lee, Wooden & Ziegler LLP. Spencer has represented and advised entrepreneurs on best legal practices for their business for over 15 years.

 

Education

PIERCE SCHOOL OF LAW
Juris Doctor, 1999

WORLD UNIVERSITY
B.A., Economics, 1995

Activities & Affiliations

• ABCD Bar Association, Member
• Constitutional Conservation, Member

Bar Admissions

• New York, Illinois, California