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Calgary Internet & E-Commerce Lawyer: Protect your assets from risk in the digital age

A strong understanding of IT and online commerce

After an initial surge of growth that saw countless businesses navigate into online territory, internet business is a steadily growing industry that requires lawyers who have strong technical understanding.

We are well versed in the unique hurdles faced by our online clients, and are dedicated to being an industry leader when it comes to writing the language of e-commerce law as it develops. Our internet and e-commerce services include negotiating agreements, licensing intellectual property, and defining licences as it pertains to the ownership of online content.

Technology Contracts

Technology companies focused on ecommerce have distinct needs and require lawyers that understand those needs. Our friendly team is ready to help you with source code escrow agreements, software as a service agreements, hosting agreements, master service agreements, service level agreements, and reseller and distribution agreements.

We work closely with you to help you determine the type of technology contract your company needs and to ensure the contract will help you achieve your goals. Contact us today to learn more.

DMCA Questions

Many people come to our firm with questions about the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). While technically only applicable to websites hosted in the United States, many content creators run into DMCA notices telling them they need to take their content down, and they need expert legal guidance on how to proceed. We'll help you understand your rights related to the DMCA and your next steps.

Internet Privacy Lawyer

Internet privacy and the protection of online data are more important than ever in today's world. Our lawyers understand how to help you with issues such as managing security incidents, privacy reviews or audits, anti-spam law compliance, and policies, practices, and procedures related to privacy.

In the event that you are defamed on the internet, there may be steps you can take to help protect your reputation. Talk to us early on so we can help you mitigate the damage as much as possible.

Ecommerce Law

Ecommerce law in Alberta is generally under the Province's jurisdiction. Alberta's ecommerce act is called the Electronic Transactions Act and it was put in place in 2001. Other provincial and federal laws also apply to online businesses, so consulting an internet lawyer who understands these as well as the electronic commerce act is critical.

Questions About Internet and E-Commerce Law?

We have years of experience dealing with a broad variety of these complex issues. Contact us today and let us make sure you're in compliance with all necessary requirements and protect your assets and your online reputation.

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We'll gladly discuss your case with you at your convenience. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.