Information Technology Law

Information Technology Law

Information Technology law is the application of several areas of the law (contract, intellectual property, and data privacy and protection laws) to constantly evolving computer, software, hardware and network technology.  This practice area requires extensive knowledge of old and new technologies, IT and electronic commerce trends and both legal and technical experience.   This area consists of software development, licensing and maintenance; e-commerce transactions and websites; and mergers, acquisitions and asset or stock purchases of businesses with significant technology assets.

Our attorneys’ experience encompasses many fields, including:

  • Software development
  • Licensing and maintenance
  • E-commerce transactions
  • Sales of businesses with significant intellectual property assets

Preparation and negotiation of a variety of technology-related agreements, including:

  • Software licensing
  • Hosting
  • Maintenance and support
  • Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • Hosted services
  • Colocation
  • Business partner and reseller arrangements
  • Distribution and maintenance
  • Software development
  • Master software licenses and related statements of work
  • Integrated hardware and software purchases and licenses
  • Source code escrow
  • Consulting
  • Non-compete and non-solicitation
  • Nondisclosure
  • Website development
  • Website terms and conditions and privacy policies