Representative matters we have handled include the following:
- Business method patents
Procured and enforced business method patents; defended against claims of patent infringement and advised clients on designing technology to avoid infringing others' patents.
- Software protection
Advised clients on how to obtain copyright, patent and trade secret protection for their software.
- Trademark, copyright and tradename protection
Advised clients on how to protect online business trademarks, copyrights and tradenames.
Negotiated and drafted patent, copyright, software and trademark licenses for web-based and brick and mortar businesses.
- Domain name registration, protection and transfers
Represented domain name owners in proceedings in all forums adjudicating registration and domain name disputes.
- Joint ventures and strategic alliances
Negotiated and drafted joint venture and similar arrangements for web-based commercial ventures.
- Strategic planning
Advised clients on formation of web-based businesses, moving brick and mortar businesses online, and structuring online deals.
- Financings/Venture Capital
Represented investors and companies in equity and debt investments in Internet related ventures.
- Web site agreements
Structured and negotiated development, hosting and linking agreements and joint ventures to operate web site and Internet ventures.
- Software development agreements
Negotiated and drafted software development agreements.
- Foreign legal restrictions
Advised clients regarding state, national and international laws and restrictions on operation of web businesses.
- Online privacy
Advised clients regarding online privacy obligations and developments; and drafted client online privacy policies.
- Content licensing
Negotiated and prepared content licenses for online use.
- Electronic signature laws
Provided clients advice on implementing electronic signature procedures and compliance with electronic signature law mandates.
- E-mail policies
Advised clients regarding company e-mail policies, and drafted client e-mail policies.
- Use of works in new media
Advised clients concerning use of traditional works in new media.
- Sales tax
Provided advice on taxation of web-based businesses.
- Business taxes
Counseled clients on corporate income and franchise tax issues arising from the operation of web-based businesses and the use of the Internet.
Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.