OK, so you’ve got a web site. Now what?
As many business, individuals
and public entities have gone online, they’ve
discovered there are legal pitfalls just as damaging
as any computer virus. Given the newness of the
Internet media, there are many opportunities to
unintentionally violate regulations and, even
more common, to open oneself up to the exploitation
That’s where the Law Offices
of Eric M. Bernstein and Associates come in. In
response to the enormous calling to Internet legal
issues, we expanded our practice to help clients
steer through the complexities of the World Wide
Web. Our lawyers are available on a variety of
levels, all aimed at protecting our clients' property
We conduct client seminars;
provide consulting services; perform trademark
registration; review web sites, tax issues, international
regulations, and contract needs; provide regulatory
advice; evaluate domain name issues, and more.
Among the most common matters
we handle are:
Employment Issues such as drafting and evaluating company Internet,
Intranet and e-mail policies, analyzing statutory
and common law implications of e-mail and remote
video monitoring, and evaluating unique employer
liability issues arising out of the employees'
use of the Internet, Intranet, and e-mail.
Contract Issues inherent in hyper linking agreements, licensing
agreements, web hosting agreements, web site development,
and consultant referrals.
Content Issues relating to Internet attacks and spam, e-mail,
information security, and content liability issues
such as invasion of privacy, defamation, and false
Trademark and Copyright
Liability arising from the use of marks,
meta tags, music, and hyper-linking.
E-commerce Issues relating to e-money, electronic payments and credit
transfers as well as privacy policies.
Domain Name Issues such as registration, trademark infringement,
international issues, monitoring, dispute resolution,
Jurisdiction Issues such as conflicting state laws, international
liability, and sales tax matters.
Lawyer | Government
Lawyer | Internet
Lawyer | Education
Lawyer | Media