IT Law

Like any aspect of commercial law, e-commerce involves a wide range of legal disciplines as another medium for doing business. It does however create new possibilities for working relationships and conducting business.

We have advised a broad range of organisations on the many aspects of e-commerce and Internet law, from major corporations to rapid-growth start ups; from web designers to Internet trade associations; from Internet service providers to providers of high-level Internet support software.

We are able to provide advice on the following:

  • Website Terms
  • E-Commerce Terms
  • Disclaimers
  • E-Security Issues
  • Privacy Policies
  • Online Defamation
  • Joint Venture and Other Partnering Arrangement
  • Brand and Image Protection
  • Branding Strategies
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Database Protection
  • Software Copyright Infringement
  • Trade Mark Registration and Trade Mark Protection and Infringement
  • Confidential Information and Trade Secret Theft
  • Domain Name Disputes and Domain Name Recovery
  • Employment and Internet Usage Policies — preparing the policy and training staff regarding monitoring and enforcement
  • Internet-Related Disciplinary Issues.

For help with these areas of IT law, please contact Mike Hayward.