Discussing legal issues raised by software development is much less common. But legal issues for software developers can be quite complex—and often must be addressed during each stage of the software development process. If you or your company develop software, it’s important to understand the legal issues you may face and work with a trusted lawyer to address them before they become an issue. The technology lawyers in our law firm have substantial experience advising technology companies and can provide advice at each stage of your software company’s development.
Our experienced lawyers help you to register software companies, navigate the legal landscape and proactively advise on unique legal issues faced by the software industry.
Company Incorporation: We will register your private limited company with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP). We also extend other benefits with regard to the Tax Consultancy in the same package.
FBR Registration: We provide services to the technology companies with regard to their tax and financial statement filing. You don’t need to hire multiple legal service providers, rather we provide all services under one roof.
Registration with PSEB: If your company has been incorporated, you need to get registered with the Pakistan Software Export Board that will provide protection and benefits to your company.
Registration with PTA: Software companies using VPNs are required to whitelist the IPs from the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority.
Pasha Subscription: Pakistan Software Houses Association for IT and ITeS acts as the voice of the software industry that aims to provide recognition to software and service applications that have been developed in Pakistan, by providing companies with an opportunity to gain local, regional and international exposure through ongoing promotional activities.
Chamber of Commerce Subscription: For business recognition and to gain the trust of your clients, registration with the Chamber of Commerce would be a better option. As it will extend multiple industrial benefits to your company.
Trademark Registration: We provide trademark registration services to protect your brands and business. Our team of trademark lawyers has decades of combined experience and a proven track record of successful trademark registrations of the software brands.
Software Copyright: We advise clients on best practices to protect these assets through agreements and licensing, as well as copyrights, patents, and other legal steps. We also assist software companies in obtaining copyright registration and protection for creative works.
Software Contracts: Being an experienced technology law firm we provide technology contracts drafting services i.e. Developer’s Agreement, Source Code Escrow Agreement, End User License Agreement, Service Level Agreement, Cloud Services Agreement etc.
Data Protection: We are here to help you navigate the complex landscape of compliance. From the moment a new data protection law is suggested in Pakistan through compliance programmes to privacy disputes and litigation and in case of enforcement actions by authorities, we can help.
Common legal issues faced by software companies include: