Tannenbaum Helpern's technology, outsourcing, and telecommunications
practice has a unique focus on advising clients on buying and selling
technology, telecommunications, and outsourcing goods and services.
Our team of highly skilled attorneys has decades of collective years of
experience, expertise, and IT industry knowledge in handling clients'
corporate and information technology matters. We counsel public and private
companies in many industries. Our clients have ranged from entrepreneurs
and emerging companies to Fortune 100's, banks and insurance companies.
We also advise clients on doing business in foreign countries, and counsel
foreign and multi-national companies doing business in the United States.
We focus on serving clients and providing strategic advice on the complex
issues relating to technology transactions and other issues like electronic
contracting. We combine strategic thinking, creative solutions, and aggressive
client service in helping our clients protect their interests and understanding
and minimizing their risks.
Today, nearly every company is touched by technology and often technology
drives the growth of today's companies. Our attorneys have extensive
experience in advising companies on technology matters across a wide array
of industries including computer hardware and software, telecommunications,
biotechnology, medical services, financial services, insurance, information
technology, video games, and entertainment.
Whether technology is the core of your business, or simply provides the
IT infrastructure necessary to run your operations, our attorneys are
experts on the wide variety of legal issues relating to technology transactions
and can provide a variety of related legal services. Our attorneys are
experienced in advising companies of all sizes, and at all stages of corporate
growth and development, on the creation, acquisition, licensing, and use
of today's technology.
Special skills and experience are required to negotiate transactions relating
to the development, purchase, sale, or licensing of technology. Our attorneys
understand the technical and business issues relating to your technology
deal, and have years of experience in the art and science of negotiating
contracts. This powerful background allows us to provide exceptional legal
services to our clients and explaining the intricacies of warranties,
indemnities, damages, disclaimers, and limitations of liability. We are
also able to use our skills and experience to advise our clients on the
business terms of a particular deal.
We represent all kinds of clients including licensors, licensees, developers,
sellers and buyers of new and existing technology. We represent clients
who are providers and clients who are buyers and users of technology.
We are also experienced in working with people at all levels of the transaction:
from the chief technology officer to the solo entrepreneur. Serving such
diverse clients has given us the ability to understand all aspects of
technology and intellectual property transactions as they relate to our
clients' business goals.
Our attorneys also have extensive experience with complex technology transactions
in highly regulated areas such as financial services and health care.
We provide our clients with a variety of technology transaction services
- Application Service Provider (ASP) agreements
- Cloud computing and software as a service agreements.
- Software development, distribution, and licensing agreements
- Custom software agreements
- All aspects of e-commerce transactions
- Datacenter collocations
- Escrow agreements
- Hardware leasing and purchases
- Software and hardware maintenance and service level agreements
- Security and piracy
- Open source development
- Evaluation (beta) agreements
- Data processing agreements
- Spam, spyware and computer crime issues
- Website design, development, and hosting agreements
- Electronic contracting and signatures
- Electronic payments
- Web site policies, disclaimers and user agreements
- Social networks
- Value added reseller agreements
- OEM agreements
- Sales and distribution agreements
- Research and development
- Credit card processing service agreements
- Disaster recovery services
- Advertising agreements
- Ownership and licensing of personal data