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Working to protect your business, ideas, and property on the web.”®

As lawyers working on Internet Law issues, our Intellectual property law practice overlaps our work over client business transactions and operations as they run their business, which in many scenarios includes eCommerce, digital media, technology, data security, dispute resolution and litigation.   The Lorenzo Law Firm is a multi-jurisdictional firm serving entrepreneurs and businesses of all sizes with locations in D.C. and Florida, serving clients from coast to coast and overseas.

We have worked with artists, musicians, scholars, writers, designers, sports amateur and professional athletes, and regional, national goods and services businesses.  Our clients come from different sectors, i.e., real estate, insurance, technology management, data storage, finance, investments, architecture, restaurants and food services, construction, tourism, and international trade; from the United States, Central and South America, and from Europe.  Our experience has been that they all have one thing in common, that their business needs are germane to the services we provide.

We are business oriented, endeavoring into the entrepreneurial interests and goals of clients.  From start-ups to established enterprises, we work to the needs of our clients.  Our counsel services embrace litigation, regulatory issues, contracts, business formations, policies, and their intellectual property interests and goals for their most valued investment. Intellectual property is the key to staying competitive in the market place.  

Our Intellectual property law work encompasses the Internet and Internet of Things issues that arise in business.  We as well work on Internet of Things issues regarding individual use.  We counsel our clients and we litigate their disputes regarding their intellectual property whether it is a trademark, copyright, design, trade secrets, product dress, patents, domain names, and software development.  

Day-to-day, we work on client eCommerce and business issues counseling our clients on regulatory requirements of their online business and their brick and mortar businesses regarding their advertising, transactions, intellectual property, and their marketing.  We provide general counsel services as well over several areas including their website documents and website audits, including their daily business administrative matters.

When it comes to our work on digital media law issues, we will serve your business needs regarding copyrights, trademarks, advertising, third-party content, marketing, 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.

All in all, we are dedicated to work for your goals, always “Working to protect your business, ideas and property on the web.”®  Contact us today!

 

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INTERNET NEWS

  • Trademark Infringement and Sibling Rivalries

    Trademark infringements may be common in the business world, but they are as well not unheard of among family members in business who are competing in the same products.  The Southern District Court in Ohio heard a case between siblings which touched on pivotal points regarding trademarks. The court wrestled with the issue of ‘use’…

  • Cyber Security Events and Lessons of 2015

    The process of cyber security is an everyday occurrence in every entity, from government to small and large enterprises.  A handful of events took place in 2015, each shedding a lesson or two going forward.  Counseling clients on requirements always involves sharing best practices, despite them not being a guarantee.  But always the focus is…

  • Child Privacy and the Apps They Play

    Child privacy while playing with apps is something to consider.  The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has been concerned.  The aspect of how information, that is children’s personal information, is shared with advertisers and the related networks brings to mind the requirements of the Children Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). In 2013, the FTC amended the…

  • Copyright Challenge – Ideas and Expression

    Copyright for many individuals appears to be anything they write, express, or present on paper.  By putting content on a book one assumes it’s copyrightable, whether it is text, photos, or drawings.  For a yoga studio in California this was the mindset.  That which they organized together in the form of photos displaying poses was…

  • How Private is our Privacy

    Privacy may not be as private as we would consider, and not much more than what we are capable of to keep private, as long as we live a cyber life.  Take for instance, the wearables that caught the craze throughout 2015 and became a popular item to buy at Christmas and other items that…

  • Cybercrime Considerations for Cases

    There are cybercrime considerations for cases as well as there is a judicial learning curve when it comes to cybercrime and judges  are not alone.  Cybercrime harm cannot be assessed with the mindset of assessing punishment as if it was a physical criminal act without assessing the extenuating consequences of a cyber-criminal act.  In cases…

  • Cloud Technology Use for a ‘God View’

    Uber’s cloud technology use for a ‘God view’ was exciting to experience among its employees.  With every innovative creation there is always the bit of excitement and a bit of dreaming of the capability devoid of cognition for security and for its ramifications.  To insert concepts of security and considerations of ramifications is a downer,…

  • Cybersecurity Breach Aftermath with FTC

    Cybersecurity and cybersecurity breach are difficult topics to discuss with clients because of the unknown variants and for their simple trepidation toward addressing the vulnerabilities and investing the capital for prevention and training.  From internal planning involving establishing a process to addressing external intrusion possibilities they tend to be cumbersome for a company’s administration to…

  • Digital Copyright Disputes and First Sale Defense

    Digital copyright disputes throw around terms such as “sale”, “license”, “first sale”, and “right ownership.”  The distinction of these terms began in 1908 by the Supreme Court determining that a “sale” serves as a defense as opposed to a “license” under a copyright claim.[1]  In a cited case, Bobbs-Merrill, the defendant purchased copies of a…

  • Free Speech in Trademarks

    Free speech in trademarks has been a long existing principle only to be recently circumscribed.  Ideas in naming something personal, such as exercising an expression for a trademark, could otherwise be prohibited if it were not for the constitutional principle of free speech. Imagine starting a company and devising a slogan to register as a…

  • Digital Economy Fighting Copyright Piracy

    Digital economy partnerships drawing close to fight copyright piracy have struck a chord that could have a significant impact to prevent Internet digital media piracy.  The piracy of digital media is an international cottage industry costing billions.  From content creators, ISPs, advertising agencies, network systems, and search engines, to data managers, and e-payment platforms, have…