Peter is a technology and IP lawyer, and a qualified mechanical engineer, with a focus on extracting and consolidating value from IP. He is enthusiastic about the confluence of new technologies, good ideas, and the challenges and opportunities from disruption.
Peter negotiates and drafts deals at the interface of the creative and the commercial, mostly in the tech sector; Taking innovation to a commercial outcome by helping early-stage and high growth companies capture and control the high-value intangible assets. Creating wealth from good ideas and creative pursuits.
Peter advises on patents, copyright and licensing (including open-source software) issues for diverse projects involving industry and institutional (government/university) collaborations, open innovation, agile software development, IP management and strategy, e-commerce, IT procurement, commercial law, privacy, data protection and other issues relevant to the tech sector.