Communications and Technology

Communications and Technology

Communications

Our attorneys in the Communications Practice Group utilize their extensive experience to provide a broad range of general corporate, transactional and financing-related services to the Firm’s communications clients. Such services include the choice and formation of business entities, the formation and negotiation of joint ventures and other business combinations, and the negotiation and documentation of secured financings, venture capital investments, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, restructurings, sales and other dispositions of businesses, real property leases and other real estate matters, equipment leases, employment and non-competition agreements, confidentiality and proprietary rights agreements, and advice with regard to other general corporate matters. The range of communications companies represented by our Communications Practice Group extends from large multi-jurisdictional concerns to small start-up entities. Such clients include cable television operators, communications tower rental companies, radio station owners and operators, billboard owners, paging and wireless communications companies, security alarm monitoring businesses and competitive local exchange carriers.

Technology

The attorneys in the Technology Practice Group have extensive experience in the technology and intellectual property areas and bring that experience to bear in providing a broad range of advice and services to the Firm’s technology clients. Such services include royalty agreements for inventors and developers, software development and license agreements, website terms of use and privacy terms, ISP agreements, database license agreements, consulting agreements, service and maintenance agreements, content licenses, website development agreements, hosting agreements, source code escrow agreements, VAR agreements, technology and IP assignments, employment and non-competition agreements, and confidentiality and proprietary rights agreements. The Firm’s litigators also provide litigation advice and services to our technology clients to protect our clients’ trademarks, patents, copyrights, trade dress, trade secrets, domain names and other proprietary intellectual property rights. The technology companies represented by our Technology Practice Group range from larger established technology companies to small start-up entities. Such clients include internet access providers, internet service and database companies, software development and licensing companies, website licensing and development companies, and other internet and intellectual property businesses as well as inventors, designers, authors, artists and the firm’s health care clients.