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Internet and Tech

Any company doing 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 can assist with a wide range of Internet and tech-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

We can also 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 the 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);

  • Protection of intellectual property in the world of social media;

  • Identify and address legal issues presented in content submissions;

  • 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; and,

  • Serve as a resource for client’s business departments 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)

Intellectual Property

Entertainment Law

Internet and Tech

Licensing and Contracts

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