PHOENIX INTERNET LAWYER

Doing business on the Internet via your web site or other means can be an efficient and profitable venture. However, there are dangers involved in operating online, including cyber piracy, data protection and potential breaches, copyright infringements, and trademark thief.  With so many possibilities for problems, doing the legal groundwork for your business and web site is a smart investment. The Calhoun Law Firm internet lawyers can help, we represent clients in matters related to consumer reviews, website policies, online copyright, online privacy, Internet defamation, and other Internet law regulations.

E-COMMERCE BUSINESS FORMATION / STRUCTURE

Starting an e-commerce business is, for the most part, no different that starting any other business. However, taxes and trademark matters can have different legal consequences.  The Calhoun Law Firm works with you to give your e-commerce business a separate legal and tax identity from yourself. This allows you to be sure that for tax and legal purposes, the money and acts of your e-commerce business are separate from your own.  

E-COMMERCE BUSINESS PURCHASE / SALE

The Calhoun Law Firm can provide answers to legal and practical issues that the sale of an e-business raise.  In addition to the issues associated with the sale of a traditional business, e-commerce business transfers must ensure that the online and internet data needed is retained, understood and accessible. The Calhoun Law Firm can ensure your smooth navigation of these interconnected networking issues.

ESTABLISHING AN E-COMMERCE INTERNET PRESENCE

in addition to picking a company (domain) name, e-commerce businesses should develop strong website disclaimers, privacy policies, user agreements and terms of service agreements.   In picking a company name, it’s important to avoid trademark infringement or domain name problems. Your Terms of Use Agreement sets forth how the site can be used, disclaimers on warranties, liability limits, means of resolving disputes, rights to refunds and returns, and Intellectual property rights.  Your Privacy Policy sets forth what you will do with personal data collected from users it identifies information collected, it use, how it is used or sold, steps taken to protect confidentiality and security of information collected.​  The Calhoun Law Firm can assist in e-commerce businesses address all of these concerns.

DO I HAVE TO COMPLY WITH INTERNET REGULATIONS?

There are many laws that govern how a website can and cannot operate. In addition to law, there are “best practices” regarding privacy policies, and terms of service. The Calhoun Law Firm can assist you in auditing your internet activities to ensure compliance with regulations and your established terms of use and privacy policies . Having well-written legal policies on your site that you comply with can save you from a world of trouble in the future.  In the event that your business is subjected to an FTC investigation we can advocate on your behalf.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

The Calhoun Law Firm can assist you address conflicts, disputes or claims related to your e-business matters including:

  • online intellectual property

  • account suspension

  • false reviews

  • marketing program issues

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