E-COMMERCE

The definition of E-commerce or E-business is doing business on the Internet. The Yocca Law Firm advises its clients on all aspects of structuring their e-commerce transactions and implementing marketplaces for their products and services. The Yocca Law Firm lawyers have assisted our clients with various aspects of e-commerce transactions, including:

• Rights to, and protection, of domain names.

• Protection of intellectual property, such as trademarks and copyrights.

• Software patent drafting and prosecution.

• Clickwraps.

• Terms of use.

• Privacy policies.

• Effective trade secret protection programs.

• Taxation issues related to e-commerce.

• Marketing on the Internet.

• Exchange participation agreements.

• Advertising and affiliate programs.

• Sweepstakes.

• Internet strategic alliances.

• EDI agreements.

The Yocca Law Firm e-Business attorneys advise our clients engaged in Internet commercial transactions on various applicable regulatory and compliance issues. The Yocca Law Firm lawyers have strong expertise with the ever-changing regulatory framework affecting business on the Internet, including:

• COPPA (Children's Online Privacy Protection Act).

• Can-Spam Act Of 2003.

• GLB (Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act).

• UCITA (Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act).

• UETA (Uniform Electronic Transactions Act).

• E-Sign (Electronic Signatures In Global And National Commerce Act).

• DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act).

• Telemarketing Sales Rules.

• Dot Com Disclosures (Federal Trade Commission guidelines for online advertising)

Digital Millennium Copyright Act

Every e-business has a website, and regulations that pertain specifically to the Internet, e-commerce and e-business are significant for every website owner.