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At Swart Attorneys we translate good ideas into tangible value.

Our slogan "from IP to IPO" describes the exciting journey from the inception and protection of an idea (intellectual property) to creating stakeholder value, which may ultimately include going public on a securities exchange (initial public offering).

During the entrepreneurial journey, we offer the following services to advise businesses at each stage of their maturity:-

Intellectual property law services
  • international registration & management of intellectual property rights
  • patent & design registration with our trusted network of external experts
  • transactions & commercialisation, e.g. licensing, assignments, securitisation
  • enforcement
  • valuations
Corporate & commercial law services
  • transactional work, e.g. mergers, acquisitions, due diligence
  • corporate governance, structures, shareholder relationships
  • funding, private equity, venture capital
  • company secretarial
Technology law services
  • development, support, maintenance, outsourcing, service level & licence agreements
  • artificial intelligence, machine learning & predictive analytics
  • software-as-a-service, cloud computing
  • data, privacy
  • bespoke escrow services
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