Partner in the Digital Media Group, Sheridans.
Eitan specialises in intellectual property law, particularly software, and advises on a full range of IT and technology matters, including all types of software licensing, supply of digital services, software development and software hosting and maintenance. He acts for clients operating across all digital media in both the business-to-business and business-to-consumer sectors. Eitan also has a comprehensive knowledge of the regulatory frameworks relating to e-commerce, internet marketing, data privacy and protection, cookies and direct marketing.
Eitan has a particular focus on the cryptocurrency and blockchain sector and was dubbed the UK’s “Bitcoin Barrister” in a profile by the Wall Street Journal. He has been acting for bitcoin businesses in the UK and around the world for over three years and is a founding member of the UK Digital Currency Association. Eitan has attended meetings with HMRC and HM Treasury to assist the formulation of government policy in the area of digital currency, and is currently working with the Bank of England. He advises bitcoin exchanges, bitcoin miners or businesses accepting payment in bitcoin and a full range of other participants in the bitcoin economy.