Intellectual Property and Information Technology

Intellectual Property and Information Technology

The lawyers at Keel Cottrelle LLP are committed to protecting your intellectual property whether it is a trade-mark, copyright, a trade secret or confidential information.   We provide the following services:

  • the prosecution of trade-mark and copyright registrations

  • searches, investigations and audits

  • assistance with buying or selling intellectual property or taking security interests in intellectual property assets

  • mediation, arbitration and litigation of disputes related to technology and intellectual property

  • preparation, review and negotiation of information-technology related agreements, including outsourcing agreements, computer system acquisition agreements, software and other technology licensing agreements, software and development agreements, distribution agreements, website development and hosting agreements, financing agreements and consulting or other professional service agreements.

  • advice with respect to the application of the law to electronic commerce, including electronic banking, electronic formation of contracts, electronic data interchange, the application of privacy law to electronic communications, jurisdictional issues, the development of corporate policies related to E-mail and Internet access by employees, the application of criminal and quasi-criminal law to the unlawful use of computers, network and data and the use of computer and other electronic based evidence in administrative or judicial proceedings