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James Boyle

James Boyle


"James takes the time to understand our business and what we are trying to achieve; his knowledge of the technology sector is hugely valuable to us."

Roger Beadle, Founder, Limitless Technology Limited

James Boyle
RT @ICOnews: We are looking at profiling under GDPR and we would like your feedback:…
6 Apr 17
RT @BBCNews: Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee slams UK and US net plans
4 Apr 17
RT @Law_and_policy: "Bye!"
29 Mar 17


James is a Solicitor in the Technology, Media & Communications team.

James joined Michelmores in 2013, and qualified in 2015.

He advises on a wide range of commercial contracts and issues, particularly those involving a technology, intellectual property or data protection component.

Recent Experience

  • Advising Plymouth University on various IP commercialisation projects;
  • Drafting remedial data transfer agreements (including those incorporating the Model Contract Clauses) following the invalidation of Safe Harbor;
  • Negotiating terms of engagement and ongoing licensing arrangements for a client's participation in a national television show;
  • Drafting database transfer agreements for a marketing services company (including detailed advice under the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003);
  • Working closely with a disruptive technology start-up to establish an innovative customer service platform (including drafting intellectual property assignments, SaaS subscription terms and software development/hosting agreements);
  • Restructuring a proposed data-sharing arrangement with a public sector body to increase the likelihood of our client acting only as a data processor; and
  • Advising on the termination of an exclusive distribution and manufacturing agreement.

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