Practice Areas

We are a Full Service Law Firm that Focuses on Internet Law

 

Our Practice Areas include:

  • Terms of Service and Privacy Policies
  • Web Site Trademark & Copyright issues
  • Domain Disputes
  • Defamation, Slander and Libel Issues
  • Can-Spam Act of 2003 – Education, ompliance and Audits
  • Can-Spam Litigation
  • Telemarketing Rules
  • ISP Relationships

We are a full-service firm that also helps clients with general business representation including contract and tax issues.

E-Commerce and Internet Marketing

Internet Marketing, E-Commerce Law and Web Law have become a closely regulated industry. Whether you are pursuing bulk mail, web site optimization, Pay-Per-Click, banners or other web based marketing programs, there are very precise guidelines in existence that internet users must follow. Read More...

E-Commerce Law

Are You Planning on Opening a New E-Commerce Website? There is much you need to know as you begin your new business. Further, your web site will need legal policies. I suggest you do not attempt to write your own legal policies. This is not where your training and background lie, and though you are...

Ftc Guides Concerning Use Of Endorsements And Testimonials In Advertising

http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?SID=701066299822530421fece37367c91d3&mc=true&node=pt16.1.255&rgn=div5 Executive Summary If you use testimonials and endorsements as a big part of your marketing you need to read this very long guide.  However, if you only post the kind letters of happy customers you receive out of the blue, with no consideration being paid on your part, you are in the clear and...

Privacy Policies and Terms of Service

Internet Marketing begins with your web site. While you must design your site considering your best judgement concerning your unique business, every site needs a Privacy Policy and a Terms of Service. Read More...

Privacy Policies for Your Web Site

Every web site needs a Privacy Policy describing the types of information it collects, how it is used, how it is shared, how it is stored and how it is protected. While there is currently no Federal law directly regulating the Privacy Policy, the regulations contained in other laws affect your web site and will...

Reputation Management

Originally, Reputation Management, was a public relations term that meant exactly what it said – managing your reputation. However, with the advent of the Internet and its social media components, reputation management has taken on a whole new meaning. Sites like “The Dirty”, “Yelp” and others have found a huge niche for Internet users to...

Social Media Law

Social Media comes in all shapes and sizes. There is Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn and a plethora of other sites, as well as having your own personalized web site. These sites are designed to provide its users with a way to communicate with not only their friends, but also, often to reach anyone who...

Social Media Law

Dictionary.com defines Social Media as web sites and other online means of communication that are used bylarge groups of people to share information and to develop social and professional contacts. When we think of Social Media sites; Facebook, You Tube, LinkedIn, and Twitter immediately come to mind.  However let’s not overlook sites like Yelp, Pineterest, Google Plus, Tumblr and Instagram.  In fact, any web site that provides for...

Terms of Service for Your Web Site

I cannot stress enough the need for a professionally written Terms of Service (TOS) for every web site! The TOS is a contract with your web site’s visitors for the use of your web site. A professionally written TOS can limit your liability greatly, and create advantages for you in a legal battle with a...

The Can-Spam Act

The Can-Spam Act of 2003 With the passage of the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003, it became much easier for ISPs to pursue companies that are engaged in advertising through unsolicited commercial email (UCE.) Numerous lawsuits have been filed since enactment, many of which could have been avoided if the defendants had attained a better understanding...

The FTC & The Internet

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regulates much of what is done on the Internet. When the FTC was created in 1914, its purpose was to prevent unfair methods of competition in commerce as part of the battle to “bust the trusts” (like Standard Oil.) Over the years, Congress passed additional laws giving the agency greater...