Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger LLP’s Transactional Business attorneys consult with our clients on a broad range of information technology issues. We represent software companies, internet based businesses, technology infrastructure companies and other information based businesses. We are attentive to the evolving technology industry, its the ever-changing regulatory environment, the risks associated with internet based businesses and the complex and evolving property rights governing intellectual property in cyberspace. We provide advice to companies addressing their e-commerce, electronic records, consumer data, data breach, website and email marketing needs based on our understanding of the newest trends, regulations and rights. Our attorneys have negotiated software-as-a-service arrangements, software licenses and software development contracts. We also advise clients in a variety of new media and web-related issues, including website development, advertising on the internet, ownership of data and other intellectual property, confidentiality concerns, privacy regulation, data security and social media issues.
Elizabeth Vandesteeg and Jeffrey Goldberg author article entitled “What Lies Beneath the Surface: The Dark Web” in the November issue of The Corporate Counselor.
Elizabeth Vandesteeg and Jeffrey Goldberg authored an article appearing in the November 2017 editions of The Corporate Counselor and the Cybersecurity Law & Strategy journals. The article, entitled “What Lies Beneath the Surface: The Dark Web,” provides insight into the structure of the Web and the contented housed on each level, as well as offers some practical tips on preventing a company’s data from being compromised and ending up on the Dark Web.
Lisa Vandesteeg publishes feature article in Law Journal Newsletter on Cybersecurity Law & Strategy entitled "CYBER-ETHICS: Technological Competence Obligations and the Interplay of the ABA Model Rules and Attorney Cybersecurity"
The October 2016 issue of theLaw Journal Newsletter on Cybersecurity Law & Strategy included a feature article authored by Lisa Vandesteeg entitled, "CYBER-ETHICS: Technological Competence Obligations and the Interplay of the ABA Model Rules and Attorney Cybersecurity."
Richard Sugar publishes latest article as monthly columnist with Pioneer Press, entitled “Know how companies protect us from cyberattacks”
Richard Sugar currently serves as a regular columnist with the Pioneer Press, authoring a monthly column on issues involving money, taxes and the law, entitled, "A Spoonful of Sugar."
Richard Sugar publishes latest article as monthly columnist with Pioneer Press, entitled, "Eavesdropping, Privacy and Face Recognition, Oh My!"
Richard Sugar currently serves as a regular columnist with the Pioneer Press, authoring a monthly column on issues involving finances, taxes and the law, entitled "A Spoonful of Sugar."
Richard Sugar publishes article as monthly columnist with Pioneer Press, entitled "We Live in the Sensory Age"
Richard Sugar curerntly serves as a regular columnist with the Pioneer Press, authorizing a monthly column on issues of money, taxes and the law, entitled, "A Spoonful of Sugar."
Etahn Cohen serves as panelist during West Legal webinar entitled, “Intellectual Property 101: IP Issues in Setting up a Website”
On Tuesday, September 9, 2014 Etahn Cohen served as a panelist during a webinar entitled “Intellectual Property 101: IP Issues in Setting up a Website”
Etahn Cohen lectures at Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management on health information technology contracts
Etahn Cohen spoke to students in the Health Information Technology class at the Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management about key issues in health information technology contracts.
Our Business Transactions attorneys' recent and notable engagements in infomation technology matters include:
Represented an information services provider in numerous software-as-a-service agreements with Fortune 500 companies.
Assisted an entrepreneur in creating an IT company, assisted the entrepreneur in obtaining funding, and negotiated a long term license, support, and development relationship with a public company which is dominant in its industry.