Technology and Social Media

Leading the way into the Firm’s second century, our Technology and Social Media Practice Group brings together the resources of all of the Firm’s diverse practice areas to address the wide array of cutting-edge issues arising at the intersection of law and technology in today’s rapidly evolving global community.  Whether dealing with traditional I.P. areas such as copyright and trademark, organization and funding of technology enterprises, or such cyberlaw topics as misuse or abuse of social networking sites or other internet resources (including defamation and cyberbullying), compliance with electronic recordkeeping requirements, employer rights in the digital age or electronic surveillance issues, our attorneys’ wealth of experience lets us effectively address our clients’ technology-related legal needs.

TYPES OF CLIENTS
Our clients include technology-related companies, health care providers, schools and universities, cable television service providers, and a wide variety of other employers and entrepreneurs in need of digital era legal counsel.  From assistance with formation and financing of startup ventures through counsel on the myriad legal issues created by the impact of the internet or technology, our resources are second to none.

TYPES OF SERVICES / AREAS OF CONCENTRATION

  • Intellectual Property counseling and prosecution
  • Technology Transfer or Licensing Agreements
  • Acceptable Use Policies
  • Social Media Use Policies
  • Employee misuse of technology or social media
  • HIPAA/HITECH Compliance
  • FERPA and electronic student records issues
  • Legal ramifications of development/maintenance of websites
  • Legal issues in developing and maintaining corporate intranets or social media pages
  • Data/information security policies
  • Internet speech and First Amendment issues
  • Invasion of Privacy Rights
  • Digital Millennium Copyright Act compliance
  • Communications Decency Act
  • Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
  • Power Purchase Agreements
  • Domain name disputes/UDRP actions or appeals

NOTEWORTHY ITEMS

Paul H. Green, Chair

  • Recognized in 2005, 2006, 2009, and 2010 by New Jersey Monthly magazine as one of New Jersey’s “Super Lawyers” * in Schools and Education
  • Frequent lecturer and provides in-services on topics such as legal aspects of technology, energy-savings programs and power purchase agreements, and public contracting pitfalls
  • Vice-Chair, New Jersey State Bar Association–Administrative Law Section

Michael J. Marotte

  • Recognized in 2012 by New Jersey Monthly magazine as one of New Jersey’s “Super Lawyers” * in Business/Corporate
  • Engineer-In-Training (EIT) Certification, State of New Jersey, 1989

John P. Campbell

  • Presents a multi-media podcast regarding proposed model jury instructions for jurors using social media and electronic technology
  • Recognized in 2012 by New Jersey Monthly magazine as one of New Jersey’s “Rising Star, Super Lawyers” * in Personal Injury Defense: Products
  • Author, “Internet Defamation–A Primer,” Defense Research Institute’s (DRI) Young Lawyer’s Committee Newsletter, The Whisper (April 2010)
  • Author, “Facebook…An Openbook?” DRI’s Young Lawyer’s Committee Newsletter, The Whisper (February 2009)
  • Author, “Is Your Firm’s Website Disclaimer Up to Snuff?” DRI Technology Committee Newsletter, eNews (November 2005)
  • Speaker, Morris County Chamber of Commerce, “Social Media Seminar” (October 22, 2010)

James Eric Andrews

  • Frequently advises public and private sector clients on power purchase agreements and technology acquisition contracts

 Amy Buck Faundez

  • Seton Hall University School of Law, LL.M. in Health Law, 2012 (Thesis on rule making in health IT technology i.e. electronic health records)
  • Member, Health Care Compliance Association

     

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