Disruptive Technology

Cryptocurrency | Blockchain | AI | IoT | Data | Machine Learning | Quantum Computing

Blockchain, cryptocurrency, artificial intelligence and other recent and evolving technologies are the next step in automation and efficiency, and therefore are disrupting business norms. Blockchains are distributed and immutable digital platforms of transactions and records, and are expected to revolutionize countless industries over the next decade. Companies seeking to employ or exploit blockchain, data mining and interpretation or other cutting-edge technologies require sophisticated legal counsel like Lathrop GPM, with proven experience in the myriad legal issues related to the application of these complex and evolving technologies.

Drawing upon years of experience in cryptocurrency, cybersecurity, intellectual property, complex business transactions, data privacy and related fields, our multi-disciplinary team of technology attorneys at Lathrop GPM helps clients identify and navigate the legal landscape, so they can realize the potential benefits of such technologies and reach their ultimate business objectives.

Regardless of the legal issue – be it pursuing financing and investment opportunities like those associated with an Initial Coin Offering; registering, protecting, or enforcing blockchain-related patents; executing simple agreements for future equity; mitigating the data security, money laundering, and privacy risks unique to blockchain; prosecuting legal action relating to lost or stolen cryptocurrencies; or defending litigation relating to securities fraud allegations – our attorneys partner with our clients to find practical, proactive solutions. We provide support to a wide variety of clients, including entrepreneurs, investors, emerging innovators, data processors, manufacturers, and retailers. We help them thoughtfully plan for, and adapt and react to, the evolving legal and business issues arising from blockchain technology.

Our ranks include not only experienced practitioners, but industry thought leaders, frequent speakers, and authors on emerging and transformative technologies. As a nationwide full-service law firm, we draw upon the experience of attorneys from a wide host of legal disciplines to ensure our clients are well-supported and well-advised in all aspects of their business.