Technology Law Practice

Our Technology Law practice attorneys understand the practical business issues of technology companies where product development cycles and time to market are compressed and the rules and laws governing these technologies are rapidly evolving and potentially span the globe.

We provide strategic legal counsel to Virginia technology companies spanning diverse industries at every stage of the business life cycle. Our attorneys stay abreast of the industry trends and issues as well as the legal decisions that affect them.

In order to protect clients with best practices, we advise clients on the following:

  • Protecting software and hardware through the use of copyright, trade secret, and contractual arrangements
  • Negotiating and drafting
    • Software licenses
    • Development, distribution and reseller agreements
    • Service level agreements, including maintenance and support agreements
    • Electronic rights agreements
    • Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) agreements
    • Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) agreements
    • Consulting agreements
    • Confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements
    • Non-compete agreements
    • Employment agreements
    • Subscription service agreements
    • Liability disclaimers
    • Data center and co-location agreements
    • Transactions, including contracts for the acquisition of computer hardware and software
    • Commercialization of products and services

Even with best practices in place, disputes and issues can arise, and our attorneys also litigate matters including:

  • Misuse and theft of source code
  • Web harvesting and website scraping
  • Violation of terms of use
  • Unfair data mining
  • Security breaches and data loss
  • IP infringement and unfair competition

Our clients include:

  • Software developers
  • Internet and mobile-based businesses
  • Value-added resellers
  • System integrators
  • Data center service providers
  • SaaS providers
  • Hardware developers
  • IT consulting firms

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