Kay Lam-Macleod has been practising IT law for more than 15 years.
Kay advises start-ups and SMEs offering IT-related services in a variety of industries on the commercialisation and exploitation of technology, the protection of IP, the IP-related aspects of major projects and transactions, and related areas such as confidentiality, privacy and data protection regulation. She assists clients with the structuring, drafting, and negotiation of a range of technology-related agreements, such as licensing, development, and collaboration agreements.
Kay has an in-depth understanding of the complex regulatory environment in which clients operate, as well as government policy, industry regulation, and emerging industry trends. Her broadly-based academic qualifications across law, business, and
IT place her in an ideal position not only to understand the intricacies of her specialist areas of IT and IP related law, but also technical IT and business issues.
Kay regularly conducts presentations in the areas of IT law and intellectual property, and mentors Brisbane start ups at iLab.
What is Kay talking about at the summit?
Risk Wrangling Your Legals
No one likes to think about legal risk, and for small businesses there are so many competing priorities that need your attention. But running a business always involves at least some legal risk, and if you ignore the issues they don’t go away – they only fester and keep you up at night. This session covers some basic strategies for identifying and managing legal risk, even if you’re a startup on a shoestring budget.