Internet and E-Commerce

Our firm handles a wide variety of Internet and e-commerce matters for a diverse mix of clients, ranging from innovative web-resident businesses engaged in a variety of sophisticated on-line transactions to traditional "brick and mortar" clients that have established a web site presence as a natural extension of an existing marketing plan.  Our Technology and Intellectual Property attorneys work closely with these clients and provide a host of legal and practical advice, including by:

  • Advising clients regarding Internet legal issues, such as jurisdictional issues, liability for use, linking or framing of third party materials, spamming, warranties, and advertising and promotional concerns
  • Counseling clients regarding laws specific to e-commerce, such as the enforceability of electronic agreements and signatures, the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act, the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act
  • Preparing, reviewing and negotiating web design, development, hosting and other related agreements
  • Advising clients regarding the use of linking, sponsorship and other affiliation agreements
  • Conducting web site legal audits
  • Preparing and reviewing web site terms and conditions pages and custom privacy policies
  • Registration, transfer and protection of domain names, including dispute resolution