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Intellectual Property Law, Internet, and Computer Law:



Trademark Law



  • Trademark Searches
  • Prosecuting State and Federal Applications for Registration
  • Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Proceedings
  • Licensing Agreements
  • Assignments
  • Infringement matters
  • Policies, Procedures and Guidelines



Copyright Law



  • Ownership disputes
  • Assignments
  • Work Made For Hire Agreements
  • Copyright Applications for Registration
  • Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) Issues
  • Infringement matters
  • Distance Learning and Copyright issues
  • License Agreements
  • Policies, Procedures and Guidelines



Trade Secrets



  • Nondisclosure Agreements
  • Secrecy Measures, Policies and Procedures
  • Misappropriation of Trade Secrets


grey block Patent Law



  • Inventor Rights
  • License Agreements
  • Manufacturer Agreements
  • Infringement Matters


grey block Internet Law



  • Terms of Use Agreements
  • Web Site Development Agreements
  • Hosting Agreements
  • Content License Agreements
  • Reseller Agreements
  • Branding Agreements
  • Privacy policies and data integrity measures
  • Linking Agreements
  • DMCA Policies and Procedures
  • Cybersquatting matters
  • Security Measures and Agreements


grey block Computer Law



  • Software Subscription and License Agreements
  • Shrink and Click Wrap Agreements
  • End User License Agreements
  • Site License Agreements
  • Volume and Education License Agreements
  • Software Development, Maintenance, and Consulting  Agreements
  • Reseller and Hosting Agreements
  • Digital Distribution Agreements
  • Open Source Issues
  • Intellectual Property issues
  • Infringement matters


grey block International Intellectual Property Law



  • International Trademark Searches
  • Madrid Protocol Applications for Registration
  • Coordinate the prosecution of National Applications for Registration with the assistance of Foreign Associates located in Canada, Mexico, European Union, China, Korea, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, etc.
  • Copyright and trademark infringement matters
  • Licensing Agreements
  • Reseller and Hosting Agreements
  • Registration and Licensing of country specific domain names


grey block Domain Name Disputes



  • ICANN Dispute Resolution and Arbitration
  • Cease and Desist Letters and Take Down Procedures


grey block Information Technology Law



  • Mobile Advertising and Web 2.0
  • Privacy Issues
  • Terms of Use
  • Terms of Service
  • Hosting Agreements
  • Blogs, Content, and Linking issues
  • Copyright and Trademark Infringement matters
  • Data breaches
  • Advertising issues


grey block Privacy and Security Law



  • Privacy Policies and Statements
  • Data Integrity
  • Nondisclosure Agreements



grey block International Privacy and Security Law



  • EU Data Protection Law
  • EU and U.S. Privacy Safe Harbor Compliance
  • Japan’s Law Concerning the Protection of Personal Information
  • Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act


grey block Promotion Marketing Law



  • Sweepstakes and Skills Contest Rules
  • Disclaimers and advertising issues
  • Copyright, trademark, rights of publicity issues
  • DMCA issues for user generated content
  • Affidavits of Eligibility, Liability, and Publicity Releases
  • COPPA issues
  • Privacy policy issues and statements
  • Bonding, Registration, and Winners list requirements


grey block Business Formations and Transactions



  • Limited Liability Companies
  • C Corporations
  • S  Corporations
  • Nonprofit Corporations
  • Asset Acquisitions and Mergers


grey block Corporate and Tax Law



  • Corporate Governance
  • Fiduciary Obligations
  • Shareholder and Member Rights
  • Tax Planning related to Acquisitions and Mergers


grey block Secured Transactions



  • Pre-Closing letters
  • Loan Agreements
  • Notes
  • Security Agreements
  • Mortgages
  • UCC Filings
  • Collateral Assignments of Intellectual Property
  • Post-Closing reviews and letters
  • SBA Loan Documentation and Audits


grey block Business Succession Planning



  • Family LLC
  • Buy-Sell Agreements


grey block Franchise Law



  • Franchise Disclosure Document
  • Franchise Agreements
  • Intellectual Property Issues


grey block Securities Law



  • Investment Agreements
  • Private Placement Memorandums
  • Investment Letters
  • Put and Call Option Agreements


grey block Real Estate law



  • Residential and Commercial Real Estate Purchase Agreements
  • Residential and Commercial Leases
  • Review of Residential and Commercial Closing Documents
  • Option Agreements



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