Bird & Bird has advised businesses with a focus on Devices and Components for over a century and our international experts currently advise many of the world’s leading technology companies on strategic, high-value and complex issues.

With a strong multi-jurisdictional capability, we are well placed to support you wherever you are located. Our extensive sector experience, alongside our expertise in intellectual property, communications and technology law allows us quickly to cut to the core of the issues you face and to develop a solution that is best for your business. Key areas of focus include:

  • 3D printing
  • Industry 4.0/robotics
  • Internet of Things
  • Smart networks and cities
  • Trade secrets and export control
  • Wearable tech

Our deep industry knowledge enables us to advise on all elements of the devices and components lifecycle, in particular:

  • Design
  • Disputes and claims
  • Distribution and monetisation
  • Product Compliance & Liability
  • IP and corporate transactions
  • Manufacturing (including licensing, import/export, know-how and joint ventures)

We also provide crucial regulatory advice, providing you with the essential tools to respond to compliance, data protection and competition laws.

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