Larson Skinner meets a variety of clients’ Internet needs, including:
Domain disputes: Assisting clients in defending their use of domain names and in acquiring domain names being used improperly by others.
Web site development and service agreements: Assisting web site developers and their clients in documenting their agreements, protecting their intellectual property rights, and establishing mutually agreeable levels of service.
Software and database licensing: Assisting clients in negotiating and drafting license agreements for software and database content to be available on the Internet.
Trademarks on the Web: The Web opens a whole new world of opportunity to build brands for your business, products, and services. Unfortunately, it also increases the risk that you may infringe the trademarks of others and that others will attempt to trade on your marks.
Action against cyber-squatters: Pursuing cyber-squatters through cease & desist actions and domain name dispute resolution.
The firm has performed a variety of engagements in the Internet area, including the following:
- Assist clients whose trademarks have been “cyber squatted” by pursuing squatters through cease and desist letters and arbitration through the UDRP.
- Cleared proposed business and product and service names and marks for use on the Internet.
- Drafted development and service agreement for web developer to use with clients. Reviewed similar agreements on behalf of clients hiring web developers.
- Developed licensing agreements for software and database suppliers.
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- Wikipedia “Cyber-squatting” (article defining the term and offering background information
- ICANN’s Uniform Domain-Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP)
- Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act of 1999 (15 USC Sec. 1125(d))) on Cornell University’s Legal Information Institute site)
- Network Solutions WHOIS database (to find out whether a domain name you want is available – and if not, who owns it now)