Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Technology, Media and Telecommunications companies are bringing innovations to market at an ever-increasing rate. New products, services, distribution channels and content generate unique business challenges. Changing regulations, innovative business models that disrupt the status quo, technological advances, and an increasing need for intellectual property protection are just some of the issues that companies and investors in this sector must address.

Shearman & Sterling’s TMT group has a passion for the sector and a long history of helping clients reach and maintain their competitive advantages. Our lawyers advise many of the world’s largest technology, media and telecommunications companies as well as venture-backed and privately held companies and technology-focused investment banks and private equity funds.

We partner with our clients in all aspects of their business, providing strategic advice for their needs – capital raising, complex cross-border acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures and other collaborations, intellectual property rights, including trademark, copyright and patent, as well as dispute resolution. Our global footprint means that we can advise clients wherever – and whenever – their needs arise. We offer innovative solutions for the most complex business and legal issues anywhere in the world.

Technology, Media and Telecommunications InsightsHsu Interviews Influential Privacy Pioneers

Partner Richard Hsu, a CIPP/US/E, CIPM and CIPT Certified Privacy Professional, Global Head of the Intellectual Property Transactions Group and Co-Head of the Privacy & Data Protection practice, interviews the trailblazers of the privacy profession — chief privacy officers of the world’s largest companies, leaders of government privacy agencies, directors of privacy research centers — on trends in data privacy, cybersecurity, and regulation at the intersection of business and technology. Hear all podcasts >

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