Our Focus: Tech and IP Law
Tech and IP Protection - Copyright, Trademark, Etc.
Our clients know that technology and IP rights can have significant value or be instrumental to their business success, and we help them protect these valuable assets. We prosecute copyright and trademark applications, and supervise patent and other IP protection strategies. We also draft agreements to protect confidential, proprietary and trade secret tech information, and help clients secure their valuable tech and IP rights from employees as well as vendors and other third parties. We also vigorously litigate to protect our clients' technology and IP rights and related business interests.
Software / IT Outsourcing
We know that software and IT outsourcing companies need a special kind of business and IP lawyer. Someone who can speak tech, business and legal languages, often at the same time, and then create a set of documents and agreements that harmonize these apparently different languages and competing interests. Our tech and IP attorneys have represented software, IT outsourcing and other tech companies in contract negotiations with businesses of all size (including Fortune 500 companies) and across a broad range of industries (including healthcare / life sciences, pharmaceutical / biotechnology, financial services, and manufacturing. We frequently prepare and review tech master services agreements (MSAs), professional service agreements (PSAs), statements of work and related documents. We also help clients develop, purchase, license and commercialize various software, mobile apps and related hardware and technology.
E-Commerce / Internet
We have extensive experience in e-commerce and internet businesses, both in and outside the United States. We help clients develop effective website terms, policies and agreements, and address complicated privacy, data security, integration and other issues related to their e-commerce and internet business.
Our clients believe in the future of renewable energy, and so do we. We have extensive experience in developing and commercializing various renewable energy technologies, including ethanol / liquid fuel technology, solar power technology, wind power technology, and coal-to-fuel technologies. We have advised clients on project site selection, partnership and joint venture agreements, plant construction contracts, vendor agreements, feedstock contracts, power purchase agreements and many other aspects relating to renewable energy transactions.