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One of the most important areas of business law for any business is protecting your Information Technology from being stolen or misused. Information Technology attorneys can help you with both licensors and licensees of technology. The subject matter of these licenses may be a patent, copyright, trade secret, know-how, trademark, or a combination of various forms of intellectual property.

Information Technology attorneys can also help in organizing or restructuring major national and international distribution networks, and balancing and managing the many antitrust, technology protection, Uniform Commercial Code, export/import, and other legal concerns raised by complex distribution arrangements, including agreements with OEMs, dealers, distributors, and sales representatives.

Information Technology Practice Areas Include:

  • Software Development and Distribution
  • IT Licensing and Transfers
  • E-Business and Internet
  • Patent Counsel and Prosecution
  • Trademark and Brand Management
  • Direct Marketing and Data Mining
  • Global Data Privacy and Security
  • Emerging Businesses
  • IT-Related Litigation
  • Web design and development
  • Web site hosting
  • Co-branding and strategic alliances
  • Domain name strategies, registration, and disputes
  • Electronic contracting
  • Electronic payment and EDI systems
  • Web site policies, disclaimers and user agreements
  • Content clearances and licenses
  • Contests and sweepstakes
  • Chat room and bulletin board liability
  • Advertising and consumer protection
  • Protection of trademarks, copyrights, patents and trade secrets
  • Internet taxation
  • Data privacy and security
  • Cyber-crime
  • Multinational web sites
  • Software development agreements
  • Software reseller and distribution agreements
  • Software licensing and transfers
  • OEM agreements
  • Source code escrow agreements
  • Application service provider (ASP) agreements
  • Copyright registration
  • Patent and trademark prosecution
  • Trade secret protection
  • Import/export restrictions
  • Software licensing and transfers
  • Patent licensing and transfers
  • Hardware leases and purchases
  • Software and hardware maintenance
  • Application Service Provider (ASP) agreements
  • Internet Services Provider (ISP) agreements
  • OEM agreements
  • Outsourcing agreements
  • API and MIB license agreements
  • Evaluation and test agreements
  • Source code escrow agreements
  • Import/export restrictions
  • International transactions

Information Technology attorneys help people and businesses deal with legal issues related to computer hardware and software, the Internet and other Hi-Tech issues (including bio-tech and nano-technology).


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