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Internet, E-Commerce & Cloud Computing

Cairncross & Hempelmann’s Internet, E-Commerce & Cloud Computing practice brings together a variety of practices to successfully address the special needs of companies organized around the Internet, as well as traditional companies taking advantage of the capabilities of the Internet.

Our Internet, E-Commerce & Cloud Computing team is comprised of key members from a number of our practice groups, including Intellectual Property, Corporate Finance, Business, and Litigation. More importantly, beyond the legal skills that each team member offers, each brings significant hands-on industry experience, sound business judgment, and the ability to leverage the skills and experience of all our attorneys to collectively provide our clients with the best legal service.

Areas of Emphasis

  • Formation and Financing of Internet Businesses
  • Strategic Alliances and Joint Ventures
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Online Advertising, Contests, Sales and Distribution
  • Web Site Development, Hosting and Administration
  • Banner, Linking and Cross-Marketing Arrangements
  • Privacy Policies and Issues
  • Software Development and Licensing
  • Term of Use and Portal Terms
  • Creation and Exploitation of Intranets
  • Internet Service Providers
  • Regulation of the Internet and ISPs
  • Online Publications and Use of Content Online
  • Taxation of Internet Transactions
  • Domain Name Registration
  • Database Protection and Licensing
  • Patent Licenses and Other Dispositions
  • Disclaimers and Mitigation of Risk in Technology Transactions
  • Online Service Level Agreements

Attorneys in the Internet, E-Commerce & Cloud Computing group have represented clients in the following transactions:

  • Successfully resolved dozens of Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) actions for global multi-level marketing company, education publication company, and ecommerce businesses
  • Developed online terms, privacy policies and internet use policies for companies in many industries