Dr Terence Cassar is the Partner responsible for the Intellectual Property, Data Protection & Privacy, Technology, Media and Telecommunications practices within the firm.
His areas of focus include Gaming & Betting Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Software, Information Technology & Internet Law, Electronic Signatures, Fintech and Commercial Law.
Dr Cassar advises on contentious and non-contentious aspects of Intellectual Property, including IP deals, transactions, litigation, protection and registration, particularly in relation to copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets and franchising.
He is Counsel to numerous B2C and B2B Technology and Gaming companies including Blue-chip and listed companies, operators, suppliers, game developers, affiliates, payment providers, white labels and intermediaries advising the same on the whole gamut of Technology, IP, Gaming and Data Protection Laws.
He is particularly known as having led multiple high-profile Mergers and Acquisitions particularly in the Gaming and Technology industries, as well as for having negotiated/advised on major software-related transactions and licensing deals.
Dr Cassar has extensively advised on Data Protection, Privacy and GDPR compliance, data sharing and processing, and on data protection litigation and the exercise of data subjects’ rights. He has a keen interest in disruptive technologies, particularly AI, IoT and Blockchain, and has also been involved in Fintech advisory.
Dr Cassar is a frequent speaker and publisher within his areas of specialization and was recognized by Lexology as a “Legal Influencer” for EU Intellectual Property Law in 2019.
Dr Cassar is a member of the International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA) and of the Chamber of Advocates. He is also a Visiting Lecturer and Examiner at the University of Malta and sits on the Board of Directors of a number of Gaming, Technology and Intellectual Property companies.
Dr Cassar was admitted to the Maltese Bar in 2016 and holds a Doctor of Laws from the University of Malta and an LLM in Internet Law & Policy from the University of Strathclyde.