Information Technology, Privacy, New Media, and Advertising
Information Technology: Our clients rely on our lawyers to guide them through the strategic planning, contractual negotiations, and compliance issues associated with using technology, advertising, and communications. Through our media practice, we assist clients with cutting edge approaches to providing software protection, music licensing, website streaming, and agreements for creative work. We have worked with the key providers in these industries, know the relevant tools and applications, and have helped clients to exploit the innovations driven by the Internet and e-commerce.
We help both emerging start-ups and mature businesses to navigate through the evolving technology trends and terminology, to realize returns on their technology systems and outsourcing investments, and to identify ways to obtain quality development and implementation services.
Our clients acquiring technology products and services range from national retail chains to pre-eminent hospital systems and from financial institutions to manufacturers. We also represent e-tailers, software vendors, consultants, ISPs, and telecommunications service providers.
Privacy and Information Security: We regularly counsel clients on all aspects of privacy and information security law, and we have significant experience in assisting clients in the development of comprehensive data privacy and security strategies. Our firm has been a leader in assisting clients who are responding to large-scale data security incidents. Our attorneys also advise clients with respect to federal and state law, regulations and guidelines that affect advertising, order fulfillment, telemarketing, text messaging, advertising networks, mobile applications, email marketing, social networks and other forms of new media marketing.
New Media: We have assisted our clients in a variety of media, including on-line advertising, advertising networks, mobile applications, commercial pages on social networks, text messaging, commercial use of Twitter and other new media.
Advertising and Marketing: We help to police the content of competitors' ads, to craft promotional and marketing materials that meet our clients' goals within the boundaries of the law, and to facilitate the relationship between our clients and their advertising or public relations agencies. We assist our clients with various types of marketing campaigns, including gift card compliance, loyalty programs, sweepstakes, contests and joint marketing ventures.
Attorneys & Professionals
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- 5/9/2013 - Gibson Featured in FOX19 Story on the Rise of Internet Defamation Cases
- 4/4/2013 - Kahn and Broz Quoted in Privacy Law360 Story About Online-Tracking Class Action Suits
- 1/25/2013 - Kahn Quoted in Columbus Business First Story on Cyber Security
- 5/2/2013 - InfoSec Summit 2013
- 4/24/2013 - Corporate Communications in the Digital Age
- 1/8/2013 - ABA Privacy and Security Update
- 1/25/2013 - Anti-Password Legislation Could Have Mixed Results
- 1/23/2013 - Flash Cookies Litigation: The Next Wave or a “Flash” in the Pan?
- 8/1/2012 - Beyond Criminal Checks: Online Background Searches