Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A.

Information Technology & E-Commerce

Today, virtually all companies rely on technology to meet their business objectives. Our Information Technology & E-Commerce 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:

  • 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 a software licensing, development, confidentiality, non-compete and non-disclosure agreements
  • 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
  • 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
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