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E-Commerce & Internet Law: Representations include counseling, drafting and negotiating services relating to contracts and agreements for companies and individuals doing business on and/or related to the Internet, including:

  • ASP Agreements 
  • Domain Name Change Agreements 
  • Web Site Development Agreements (Developer or Customer Oriented) 
  • Multimedia Licensing Agreements 
  • Internet Content Assignment Agreements 
  • Web Site Hosting Agreement (ISP or Customer Oriented) 
  • Linking Agreements 
  • Co-Branding Agreements 
  • Internet Advertising Agreements 
  • E-Commerce Agreements 
  • End-User Internet Access Agreements (Individual or Corporate) 
  • Terms of Service (Clickwrap) Agreements 
  • Web Site Privacy Policies 
  • Employee Internet Usage Policies 
  • Strategic Consulting & Planning 

Computer & Software Law: Representations include counseling, drafting and negotiating agreements covering a wide variety of software, hardware, databases and other high technology innovations and works, including:

  • Acquisition & Asset Purchase Agreements 
  • Agency Agreements 
  • Distribution Agreements 
  • Government Contracts, Technical Rights in Data & Restrictive Legending Requirements 
  • Multimedia & New Media Licenses 
  • Outsourcing & Service Agreements 
  • Software License Agreements 
  • Source Code Escrow Agreements 
  • "Turnkey" System Integration Agreements 
  • Year 2000 "Y2k" Audit, Compliance & Remediation Issues 
  • Strategic Consulting & Analysis 

Intellectual Property Law: Representations include counseling and related services concerning the acquisition, maintenance, and enforcement of various intellectual property rights arising from various works, including:

  • Antitrust Issues 
  • Assignments, Due Diligence 
  • Copyrights, Trade & Service Marks 
  • Domain Names 
  • Domestic and International Issues 
  • Intellectual Property Audits & Programs 
  • Mask Works 
  • Multimedia Works, Rights & Clearances 
  • Perfection of Security Interests 
  • Strategic Relationships & Analysis 
  • Trade Secrets 

Corporate Law: Representations include counseling and transactional services relating to:

  • Commercial Transactions & Leases
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Consulting & Independent Contractor's Agreements 
  • Employment Agreements, Including Non-competition & Other Restrictive Covenants 
  • Formation of All Forms of Business Organizations 
  • Joint Ventures 
  • Letters of Intent (Binding/Nonbinding) 
  • Perfecting Rights in Copyrighted Assets 
  • Security Agreements & Filings 
  • Stock & Asset Purchase Agreements 
  • Stockholders' Agreements 
  • Unfair Competition 

Litigation & Alternate Dispute Resolution:

Christopher R. Costa, LLC provides litigation and alternate dispute resolution services, including prosecution and defense of clients in e-commerce, internet, intellectual property, computer, software and high technology disputes and general commercial litigation in federal and state courts. In addition to participation in innovative and sophisticated litigation matters, the firm participates with attorneys and firms serving as local counsel and has contacts with local counsels throughout the U.S. and major international countries. Christopher R. Costa, LLC participates in arbitration, mediation and other alternate dispute resolution programs, such as early neutral evaluation, and may provide mediator, facilitator and neutral services.

Other Service Areas:

The firm's legal service providers have significant experience outside the core practice areas identified above and, in almost any matter, may be available to either assist you or refer you to other experienced and recommended attorneys or counsel.

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