What is an internet lawyer?
An internet lawyer is an attorney who focuses his legal practice on ecommerce-related matters. Your typical internet legal professional will, in addition to an internet focus, have a pretty good handle on business and regulatory law, especially as they relate to the internet aspects of those two fields.
Why should you get an internet lawyer to help protect your business?
It is inevitable that from time to time you are going to need legal help with the web aspects of your business. When this happens, the first reason you should contact an internet attorney is that internet lawyers typically provide guidance exclusively on internet and related law matters while general business attorneys do not. As a result, an internet lawyer will be much better versed and prepared to get to work on your issue right away, whereas your typical business lawyer will not.
You can avoid such potential lost business and at the same time help build up a shield to protect your business by having an internet attorney help you craft any policies or other documents you might be missing. For example, should you ever have a data breach that results in client data being stolen and abused you could possibly be liable for their damages, but you can mitigate risk of such damages by having your lawyer build protections into your website’s posted policies.
Another area where business owners need to be secure is intellectual property, both making sure that their own is protected and that they have a right to use someone else’s that they feature on their website.
Failure to secure your own intellectual property or to secure the right to use the intellectual property of others can be quite costly and is something that can be easily avoided by having an internet lawyer do a website review.
How do you go about contacting an internet lawyer?
One of the major considerations in choosing your internet attorney is their record of focusing on issues in the field of internet law. Internet Lawyer Mike Young has been working on ecommerce legal matters and providing guidance to business owners on internet business law issues for more than two decades. For help with your website protection needs, contact Attorney Young and set up a Legal Strategy Session today.