As service providers and developers seek to encourage cloud service adoption, the role of a cloud access security broker, i.e., CASB, is seen as central to the effort. The efforts to arrive at standard practices for cloud data security processes, are essential operational benefits of employing a CASB. The role of a CASB is enhanced…
The Lorenzo Law Firm practices internet law, data protection, eCommerce and business law, intellectual property and technology law, digital media and advertising law, privacy and data security law, cloud management and data storage law, and computer abuse and deceptive practices law. It is a multi-jurisdictional law firm serving entrepreneurs and businesses of all sizes.
Knowing the varied landscapes of clients, the Lorenzo Law Firm strives to serve clients needs in all types of industries, ventures, projects, and individual endeavors, not to mention municipal, state, and federal government. From the artist, musician, scholar, writer, designer, sports amateur or professional athlete, to local, regional, national goods and services business, whether in real estate, insurance, finance, investments, architecture, construction, tourism, or international trade, from the United States, Central and South America, and in Europe, they all commonly encounter issues that are germane to the services provided by the Lorenzo Law Firm.
LLF’s work has delved into issues involving, photo copyright infringement; food grocery eCommerce; online gambling; advertising; SaaS contracts and licensing; software development agreements; online auctions; data protection violations; athlete image and branding; musical and artistic rights; website audit compliance; online defamation; breach of contracts; misappropriation of trade secrets; artistic copyright registry and protection; trademark registry and protection; deceptive business practices, computer use abuses, violations of privacy, and related necessary litigation.
Our work on internet law issues require us to investigate, conduct forensic screenings and at times tracking and ultimately litigate on our clients behalf. Our internet law work engages data breaches, computer system intrusions, cyber-squatting, computer abuse, online fraud, defamation, online bullying, harassment, cyber stalking, deceptive and unfair trade, and invasion of privacy issues.
As LLF works on client eCommerce & business law requirements in their day-to-day activities, it counsels them on regulatory requirements to their online businesses, advertising, and their transactions. LLF provides general counsel services addressing client site documents, B2B contracts, B2C purchase-sell-delivery agreements, intellectual property use agreements, affiliate marketing agreements, and site development and maintenance agreements. We also litigate a variety of matters related to deceptive practices, fraudulent marketing, breach of franchise sales and marketing agreements, and against interference with business relations.
LLF also litigates many issues, for instance, online intellectual property concerns, i.e., online trademark infringement; online copyright infringement; trade secrets misappropriate; technology development agreements, software agreements, cloud storage agreements, breach of confidentiality agreements – nondisclosure agreements; cyber-squatting, domain name infringements, reverse domain name hijacking and brand infringement.
LLF counsels businesses and artists on digital media issues involving copyright, trademarks, third-party content, distribution of digital content, work-for-hire rights, fair use, performance licenses, prerecorded music licenses, synchronization licenses, ethics issues regarding privacy, and also assignment of rights.
- Trademark Clearance Searches
- Computer Program Registry
- Privacy Litigation
- Technology Transfers
- Data Breach Litigation
- Unfair Competition
- Trade Secret Theft Disputes
- Product Research and Development counsel
- Antitrust and Unfair Competition Disputes
- Cross-border Negotiations
- Digital Media & Entertainment Counsel
The Federal Trade Commission has noted that cross device tracking which is a consequence of the Internet of Things (IoT) falls essentially within its auspices. Considering the concerns with transparency and the required notices to consumers, cross device tracking is just not getting attention for purposes of enhancing consumer protection. The advertising industry representatives as…
Life has changed with the Internet but it will change even more as the fate of the Internet is in court hands once again. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will determine how Internet providers will change how we use the internet, what content will be permitted, and how we access and…
Copyright basis draws the question of whether copyright law is based on government granting a monopoly, if you will, vis-à-vis against any other potential entrepreneur. Many see it that way and tend to deny copyrights having a proprietary property right for the creator of the work. Historically the value of crafting an idea composed was…
A case from Washington state dealt with online defamation from linking defamatory content online. The court wrestled with the issues of proving defamation online. The court articulated that the First Amendment freedom speech is to be protected and the courts hold to that as well when it comes to online speech and linking defamatory content. In the era of…
After years of hesitation to find standing in data breach cases, federal courts are now viewing factors to base standing. When the matter has been the disclosure of personally identifiable information (PII), the courts have not found standing in data breach because they required evidence of actual usage of that PII. The actual suffering of…
Digital media law and the digital media industry wrestles with how courts define personal identifiable information under the Video Privacy Protection Act. This definition is important to companies that stream deliver videos to customers. How broadly the court define the scope of liability will remain a concern with personal identifiable information under the VPPA. In…
The industry is concerned with personal data privacy in wearable tech you buy and use. The personal data privacy in wearable tech that is collected has gotten the attention of the consumer electronic industry and have promulgated some guidelines. They has set a voluntary standard of principles to follow. The CEA, Consumer Electronics Association has…
Website operators, either as defendants or plaintiffs have resorted to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) to determine website defamation immunity and defamation liability. Under the Section 230, blogs or forums, for instance, benefit from website immunity from tort liability if the information was from a third-party. That third-party could be a subscriber,…
CISA The U.S. Senate passed the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (“CISA,” S. 754). In passing it had to consider a variety of issues before it regarding the amendments to CISA. The proposed amendments of CISA have one goal in common, to enhance privacy and strengthen the privacy. One of the issues was to clarify the…
Developing Apps Developing apps could be thrilling and troubling. Of course, it is the thrilling aspect or expectation that drives the creative ideas. But what is not thought of is the necessary planning that is crucial for it to be successful. Simple creation is not enough. Long before that, just the thought of an idea…
Net Neutrality European Points Net neutrality European points are going before the EU Parliament soon where several proposals will be weighed. The concept of an open internet without restrictions on traffic, how the networks manage traffic and how traffic is categorized is being considered in the EU Parliament. There is a draft regulation proposed expressing…