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Technology Law

Biztech Blog HeaderFoster Swift's technology group is comprised of a cross-disciplinary team of attorneys. The group is experienced in a wide range of technical areas.

Our clients are diverse and include both large and small tech companies and many non-tech companies that encounter issues related to technology, software, data privacy, and protecting intellectual property and proprietary data.

Areas of Expertise

Transactions and Agreements. We regularly negotiate and draft agreements, on both the vendor and user side, for technology services and products, including the following:

  • Software licenses, development contracts, implementation, and maintenance agreements
  • Source code development agreements
  • Master service agreements
  • Hardware acquisition, installation, and maintenance agreements
  • WiFi, Electronic Network, and website development and hosting agreements
  • Technology outsourcing agreements
  • Network, Internet and email use policies
  • Website terms of use and privacy policies
  • Data transfer and Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) agreements

Electronic Privacy Matters. We are experienced with various electronic privacy matters, such as:

  • The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA);
  • The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA);
  • Identity Theft Protection Act;
  • The Child Online Privacy and Protection Act (COPPA); and
  • Developing workplace policies for email, instant messaging and computer use.

Copyright. Copyright and other intellectual property issues often accompany technology matters. Whether it is an issue related to ownership of intellectual property, whether a project is a "Work Made for Hire" or crafting an enforceable Intellectual Property assignment, we have the experience to meet our clients' needs.

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