Internet & E-Commerce

Cook Alex’s Internet and e-commerce practice appreciates the many unique and complex legal issues raised by the Internet. Our team’s many years of experience has allowed early entry into the protection of web site content and domain names and into applying intellectual property law to many different areas of the Internet and e-commerce, including web site designs, domain name disputes, on-line malls, e-business auctions, and healthcare portals.

Cook Alex’s Internet and e-commerce practice provides the following services:

Protection

  • Providing clearance, registration, and acquisition for domain names and web sites

Enforcement & Defense

  • Enforcing and defending under the Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA) and other unfair competition laws
  • Litigation regarding use of e-mail and other electronic communication methods
  • Assisting in evaluating possible blocking of protective domain name filings or objections

Value Maximization

  • Developing use and registration policies for domain names and web sites
  • Monitoring the use of trademarks and copyrighted works by third-party web sites
  • Drafting and negotiating web site development, licensing, hosting, linking, and support agreements
  • Developing copyright, trademark, and other notices for web sites
  • Assisting with the acquisition of Internet businesses
  • Drafting and reviewing software development, distribution, and licensing agreements