Internet & e-Commerce Law

We help both emerging companies, as well as established ones, to prosper in the internet marketplace.

Internet commerce has been one of the fastest-growing segments of the economy and one of the fastest growing focuses of regulation. The internet has its own business practices, case law and statutory regulation. We follow these developments closely and understand the legal issues surrounding businesses which make use of the Internet and e-commerce.

We counsel clients in the various aspects of Internet and e-commerce law including:

  • Intellectual property protection
  • Privacy policies
  • Domain name disputes
  • Website development and ownership rights
  • ISP and webhost liability
  • Licensing agreements
  • Purchase and sale of web-based businesse

We provide legal representation and counseling in the following areas:
  • Seed money
  • Venture capital and later stage financing
  • Joint ventures
  • Strategic alliances and partnerships
  • Online advertising and direct marketing
  • Placement of media for websites
  • Website and other internet development agreements including agreements with ISPs
  • Protection of intellectual property and trade secrets
  • Unfair competition
  • Rights of privacy
  • Technology licensing, foreign licensing, licensing content for online use
  • Development of CD-ROMs, multimedia, and interactive works
  • Traditional corporate, tax and employee benefit counseling, and litigation to protect the property rights and contractual rights of our clients