Tom practises in the corporate and commercial law area, with a particular emphasis on advising technology companies. Tom brings valuable practical experience and perspective to his clients having served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of ObjecTime Limited, a leading provider of software engineering automation tools, from 1997 to 2000. Tom works very closely with technology companies in the development, protection, licensing in and purchase and sale of technology and intellectual property. He also advises clients on product distribution, support and maintenance and the delivery of professional services with a particular focus on the software industry. Tom has a great deal of experience in the structuring, negotiating and drafting of technology related commercial agreements, including, technology, development, manufacturing and supply, distribution, reseller, OEM, license, support and maintenance and source code escrow agreements. Tom also advises clients in connection with major strategic transactions including mergers & acquisitions, strategic alliances and joint ventures. Tom’s extensive experience, both in-house and in private practice, enables him to advise technology businesses in connection with major transactions as well as the day-to-day issues and challenges.
Complete Innovations, a provider of fleet telematics and mobile workforce technology, has received an investment from funds managed by Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC. The investment, which is the second institutional financing since Complete Innovations’ inception in 2000, provides liquidity to shareholders of Complete Innovations, including its prior institutional investor, Symmetric Capital, and additional capital to further accelerate the company’s growth.