Julian Michael



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Julian Michael is an associate in Matheson’s Technology and Commercial Contracts Group. He advises on technology and intellectual property licensing and related commercial contracts in a variety of software, e-commerce, life sciences and other technology fields.  Julian also advises clients on data protection issues and he has in-depth experience negotiating IP/technology-related contracts with a wide variety of entities, including large multinational players, start-ups, academic institutions and governmental bodies.

Julian returned to Matheson in 2013 after 13 years working as a California-qualified attorney in the San Francisco Bay Area. While in the US, Julian gained significant experience working in large US law firms and in-house in a life sciences company in Silicon Valley.

Experience Highlights

Julian has advised:

  • a large public sector client on data protection and contractual issues arising in the context on a platform enabling online purchases
    a large public sector client on data protection issues arising in the context of a project involving transfers of personal data outside the EEA
  • a leading global technology supplier of power management solutions in technology licensing arrangements, product development projects, payroll outsourcing and supply and inventory management projects
  • a large public sector client on key strategic matters arising from a historical audit by the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner and related data protection matters 
  • a leading UK food company in connection with the launch of its franchise operations in Ireland
  • one of Ireland’s primary music licensing bodies in connection with a strategic agency relationship and related copyright licensing issues

University College Dublin (Bachelor of Civil Law)
Free University of Brussels (LLM in International and Comparative Law)

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