E-Commerce & Information Technology

PDF of E-Commerce & Information Technology Practice Area Description

Today, virtually all companies rely on technology to meet their business objectives. Our E-Commerce & Information Technology attorneys possess a wide range of skills with years of experience serving our corporate clients' technological legal needs. We also represent companies in various technology-based industries including software and web developers, business-to-business and consumer e-commerce providers, IT consultants, internet service providers, hardware and device manufacturers, and other technology suppliers, vendors and purchasers.

We offer the following services to our clients with computer technology concerns:

  • Negotiating and drafting of website development agreements and electronic transaction documents
  • Addressing Internet-related issues such as hyperlinking, framing, jurisdiction and export regulation
  • Registering and protecting domain names
  • Protection of site content, trademarks, service marks and trade secrets
  • Patent prosecution of Internet business methods
  • Choice of business entity and formation, including start-up financing and second-round financing, joint ventures and strategic alliances, and mergers and acquisitions
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating of licensing, development, confidentiality, non-compete and non-disclosure agreements
  • Negotiating and drafting distribution and franchise agreements
  • Counseling on antitrust and trade regulation issues
  • Advising on Internet taxation including sales and use taxes, international tax issues and intellectual property holding companies
  • Litigation, including contract disputes, enforcement of restrictive covenants and employment agreements, privacy & defamation claims, domain name disputes, defense of online fraud and misconduct,and intellectual property disputes
  • Counseling on all areas of employment law including employee privacy issues, sexual harassment & discrimination policies and immigration matters
  • Monitoring legislation that may impact e-commerce

Related Articles


Victor S. Elgort
William R. Robinson
Theodore Margolis
Stuart J. Freedman
Robert C. Gabrielski
Robert Mahoney
John N. Vanarthos
James H. Laskey
Christa Hildebrand
Scott M. Baach
Jesse P. Nash