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Internet & Data Security

Our business is protecting your business.

The Internet presents big opportunities and big threats to businesses worldwide.

The ability to conduct business anywhere in the world presents unique opportunities and challenges — not to mention global exposure to hackers, counterfeiters, cybersquatters, and pirates who want to profit off of your hard work and goodwill.

U.S. businesses lose an estimated $300 billion every year to intellectual property theft, including trade secret breaches from online attacks.
Whether your business is an emergent startup or an established corporation, the right time to start protecting your business online is now.

Our attorneys have extensive experience with brand and data protection online. We provide comprehensive legal services for all Internet and data security issues, including online infringement, brand misuse, domain name policy matters, data security, communications and commercial speech matters, notice-and-takedown procedures, and more.

IP Registration and Protection

Internet-centric businesses deal heavily in intellectual property. We can help you identify, register, and protect your patents, trademarks, and copyrights for online materials.

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 Trade Secret Inventory and Audit

Learn how to implement effective trade secret policies and procedures in your workplace. Our attorneys can help you develop and implement a comprehensive trade secret plan.

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Data Security and Protection

Ensure your data is secure and in accordance with the latest privacy regulations. We can help you achieve compliance with NIST, HIPAA, GDPR, FTC, and other state and federal data protection standards.

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Data Breach Response

Data breaches are an unfortunate reality of the 21st century, and your business will be hit by one eventually. We can help you minimize the impact of data breaches, maintain public relations, and meet legal requirements for response and client notifications.

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Internet Transactions

We provide comprehensive IP transactional services for online businesses, including drafting, advising, and negotiation for: MSA, SOW, NDA, SaaS, PaaS, non-compete, outbound service, EULA, privacy, licensing, assignment, and data security agreements.

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Domain Name Disputes

Reclaim domain names unfairly using your trademarks using the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP), and defend your brand worldwide using ccTLD online arbitration systems for foreign countries. Or, suspend infringing new gTLD domain names (such as .xxx or .sucks) misusing your trademarks with minimum expense using the Uniform Rapid Suspension System (URS).

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Trolling/Astroturfing Response

Review aggregators like Yelp and Amazon can make or break your brand. We can help you manage your rights when responding to real, fake, or disparaging criticism online.

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Notice and Takedown Procedures

Intellectual property laws provide powerful tools for removing and blocking infringing content online. Whether you are sending or have received a takedown notice, we can help resolve disputes and help prevent future issues from occurring.

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