Internet & eCommerce

So much business is transacted online that having a separate category dedicated to “Internet & eCommerce” seems unnecessary, but there are special rules and regulations that apply to the Internet and business activities that take place online that greatly impact the way businesses must conduct themselves in an online environment. Some of these laws that routinely require the assistance of an Internet lawyer include:

  • Collection and use of personally identifiable information
  • The formation of contracts in an online environment
  • The use and protection of copyrights and trademarks on the Internet
  • Offering of sweepstakes, contests, raffles and online auctions
  • The use of trademarks in domain names
  • The use of trademarks in meta tags
  • Trademark and copyright usage on websites
  • Copyright and trademark usage on social media, such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Pinterest
  • Compliance with the CAN-SPAM Act governing email marketing
  • Compliance with COPPA, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

Internet Lawyer & eCommerce Lawyer Services

As an Internet lawyer and ecommerce attorney, Hank Fasthoff has advised clients on a variety of Internet law and eCommerce matters since the late 1990’s. Among the types of services the Fasthoff Law Firm provides in the Internet law field are:

  • Domain name portfolio management
  • Drafting of privacy policies for websites and advising clients on their use
  • Drafting clickwrap agreements and other electronic contracts for eCommerce sites
  • Preparation and drafting of website user terms and conditions
  • Drafting of accepting use policies and forum rules for websites
  • Advising clients on the enforceability of clickwrap agreements, terms and conditions and other online agreements
  • Drafting official rules for sweepstakes, skills contests and raffles
  • Drafting terms and conditions for online auctions
  • Compliance with COPPA, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act
  • Advice regarding the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and the safe harbors it provides from allegations of copyright infringement
  • Compliance with the Federal Trade Commission Act (“FTC Act”)

 In Depth Experience and Legal Knowledge

With 20 years of experience representing clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to celebrities to small business owners and entrepreneurs, the Fasthoff Law Firm and its Internet lawyer are able to guide clients through the maze of Internet law, eCommerce law, Internet regulations and electronic contracting. Feel free to contact the firm now to learn how we can assist you and your business.

Representative Clients

Some of the clients for whom Hank has provided representation and legal services include:

Anadarko ¦ Bayway Lincoln ¦ Babyface ¦ Beyoncé ¦ Bill Ham ¦ Bobby Bowden
Caroline Kole ¦ Caterpillar Financial ¦ Chamillionaire ¦ CrazyMass ¦ Destiny’s Child
EMI Music Publishing
 ¦ Fats Domino ¦ Floyd Mayweather, Jr. ¦ GE Capital
Guy Oseary ¦ Heart of Fashion ¦ Heirs of Moon Mullican ¦ Hilco Trading ¦ Intocable
James Prince ¦ Jay-Z ¦ JPL RFID ¦ Johnson Supply ¦ Kelly Rowland ¦ Lady Antebellum
Lakewood Church ¦ Live Nation ¦ Luminess ¦ Magda Sayeg ¦ McGraw-Hill Companies
Michelle Williams ¦ McDonald’s ¦ Music World Entertainment ¦ Munters ¦ MustangCAT
My Country Nation ¦ Night Flight Concepts ¦ OTW Bat Co. ¦ Pei Partnership Architects
Pete Rose’s Hit King Baseball Academy ¦ Pharos Marine Automatic Power ¦ Pipeline Track
Rackspace
¦ Rap-A-Lot Records ¦ Samuel Son & Co. ¦ Samson Oil & Gas ¦ Sony/ATV
Sony Music Entertainment ¦ Target ¦ Trustmark ¦ TWR Lighting ¦ U-Store-It
Valero Energy Corporation ¦ Wilson Mohr ¦ Zions National Bank
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Contact the Fasthoff Law Firm Today

Contact the Fasthoff Law Firm, a firm whose Internet law attorney in The Woodlands and Internet lawyer in Houston are well versed in the field of Internet law, eCommerce law, sweepstakes law, skills contests and related Internet law matters, to learn more about how your intellectual property rights can be protected so as to help maximize their value in your business.

Hank is AV-rated (highest) by Martindale-Hubbell, is a Top Rated Intellectual Property Attorney by Texas Super Lawyers®, was ranked for five consecutive years as a Texas Super Lawyers® Rising Star in the fields of Entertainment and Intellectual Property, and has been ranked from 2013-2018 by US News & World Reports’ Best Lawyers® Litigation – Intellectual Property Litigation.