ALG provides a wide variety
of services to
both technology-based companies and more traditional companies that are
technology users. Our lawyers have represented computer hardware and
software companies, electronic media, Internet Service Providers,
distance learning companies and telecommunication providers and users.
We negotiate technology licensing and distribution agreements, vendor
and strategic partner contracts, multimedia development agreements and
all types of software development, software escrow, site licensing and
technology manufacturing agreements.
Our technology practice
aspects of law, including copyright and trademark registration,
infringement and dilution; trade secret and proprietary rights law; and
state unfair competition and commercial tort law. We advise clients on
developing, using, protecting and enforcing trademarks, service marks
and trade names, the emerging law relating to distance education, and
in avoiding potential liability through the protections of the Digital
Millennium Copyright Act. We are also familiar with various
international laws and regulatory issues, including the European Union
database privacy laws and treaties.
Our hands-on understanding
of the technologies underlying the telecommunications
industries enables us to work equally well with private and
governmental policy matters at the strategic level and effectively with
engineers, software developers, and other technicians on an extensive
range of highly technical matters. This technical expertise gives us an
advantage when considering legal and business strategies, as well as in
representing clients in government and industry forums where regulatory
standards are developed and enforced.
We use this same expertise
to assist more
traditional businesses in identifying the sometimes hidden legal and
policy issues associated with their use of the new technologies and in
adopting appropriate policies to deal with them.
PLEASE CLICK ON THIS LINK FOR AN IMPORTANT
Please also see our
services in corporate
or Electronic Commerce matters, or commercial