Internet and Tech

Any company today that does business online needs to understand the ever-changing legal issues surrounding the Internet. Contracts, consumer protection, internet marketing, privacy, data security, and software development are all complex issues that require an experienced attorney. We handle a wide range of Internet-related issues including:

  • Website Terms and Conditions
  • Privacy policies and procedures
  • Social Media policies and procedures
  • Sales, Leases, and disputes involving domain names and Cyber-squatting
  • DMCA and 17 U.S.C 512 letters
  • Trademark and copyright matters
  • Software as a Service (SaaS) Law and Agreements
  • Privacy issues
  • Internet advertising and marketing
  • Spam and commercial e-mail issues
  • Establishing a web-based business
  • Contracts and licensing agreements
  • FTC compliance for bloggers
  • Affiliate Marketing Programs
  • Pay-per-click advertising, unfair Internet Business practices, and Internet scams
  • Reputation management and defamation
  • Website development and design contracts

KLF Legal can assist in the legal oversight of a client’s social media endeavors, including:

  • Client-sponsored media such as company websites, Twitter accounts, and YouTube;
  • Social media interaction between Client and the public/third parties; and,
  • Employee participation in social media, as site user and/or site administrator.

Working independently or with client’s staff, our role can include:

  • Development and management of documentation for Client web initiatives (internal and external).
  • Help protect intellectual property in the world of social media.
  • Consolidate, identify and address legal issues presented in content submissions.
  • Help establish consistent processes for vetting and replying to comments in interactive environments (websites, Twitter, etc) and promote consistency of policy implementation and risk-related practices.
  • Serve as a resource for Client’s business areas and business counsel as to inquiries regarding legal risks and parameters for social media.

More info:

Planning Your Digital Estate

A Legal Primer for Bloggers (5-part series) (slideshow)

Avoiding the Legal Pitfalls of Using Blogs for Inbound Marketing (slideshow)