Skadden Legal Technology
Skadden IP Litigation lawyers are at the forefront of emerging trends and developments in intellectual property law and at the intersection of intellectual property and technology. We regularly present at industry and customer-focused seminars; Lecture at law schools; and author of articles, client correspondence and publications in the field of intellectual property. These include the „Appeals“ chapter of the recently published American Bar Association document „Copyright Litigation Strategies“ and our regular client mail, which focuses only on legal issues of particular importance to the video game industry. For more than 20 years, Skadden has helped clients navigate the rapidly evolving cybersecurity, privacy, and technology landscape to minimize legal risk and maximize revenue opportunities. We serve established and emerging players in the field, providing transactional, regulatory and strategic advice to private equity and venture capital firms, asset managers and funds, broker-dealers, banking institutions, start-ups, lending platforms, payment companies, trading systems, technology companies, financial service providers, virtual currency companies and card issuers and networks. Technological innovation has accelerated exponentially in recent decades, ushering in an era of unprecedented advances in algorithms and artificial intelligence technologies. Traditionally, the legal sphere has protected itself from technological disruption by maintaining a professional monopoly on legal labor and limiting the „exercise of rights“ to those who are authorized. We also offer our clients interactive opportunities to follow developments in intellectual property law as well as specific issues of the utmost practical importance to their business. For example, we often work with clients to develop and deliver continuing education programs specifically tailored to their business needs, and we regularly publish letters and other publications on hot topics, such as our monthly „This IP Month“ issue, which focuses on new IP developments and key decisions.
and our quarterly Video Gaming/E-Gaming Law Update on IP developments. in the video game sector. We also present a one-off half-hour webinar on continuing education credits each month that follows key developments in intellectual property law, focusing on current legal steps and issues arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. Nationally recognized lawyers in Skaddens` Intellectual Property Litigation Group successfully represent clients at all stages of litigation and provide strategic business advice on all types of intellectual property matters, including trade secrets, trademarks and trade dress, patents, licensing agreements and litigation. copyright and embezzlement, as well as advertising and consumer complaints. Whether it`s securing multimillion-dollar jury verdicts, firing early at the trial stage, or providing practical advice on how to reduce legal risk in day-to-day operations, we value a holistic, business-oriented approach that meets the needs of our clients inside and outside the courtroom. We regularly advise our clients on the resolution of disputes arising in particular from patents, copyrights and trademark licenses; Colonies; distribution agreements; development agreements; sponsorship and acquisition agreements; broadcasting contracts; non-disclosure agreements; and other technology-related documents. These disputes, which will be resolved by federal and state courts and arbitration, may require a thorough understanding of the underlying technical subject matter and the nature of the companies involved. Recent representations include: With nearly 2 million hours of pro bono work in the last 10 years alone, Skadden`s lawyers strongly believe in meeting the duty to support individuals and groups who cannot afford legal services. For more information, see: www.skadden.com/careers/staff/employee-benefits regulators expect companies to commit to „privacy by design“ – the concept that privacy considerations should be an integral part of the development process of any product or service. We work with our clients to develop privacy by design programs that minimize the legal risk that PII will be used in a way that could lead to regulatory review or prosecution. Companies that engage in privacy-by-design programs find that they save money by avoiding having to rebuild privacy protection after a new product or service ends.
As leading law firms, lawyers in our department have participated in and chaired numerous professional committees and organizations, including the PLI Patent Law Institute, the International Trademark Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the New York Intellectual Property Law Association, and the New York City Bar Copyright and Literary Property Committee. We advise our clients on the steps necessary to comply with all privacy regulations, including HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act), HITECH Act (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act, the Children`s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), the CAN-SPAM Act, and the Telemarketing Sales Rule and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. We advise our clients on how industry trends and new protocols may affect the use of personal data and help them find innovative solutions that allow them to use the information they have without violating legal requirements. Our attorneys also monitor developments at the federal and state levels to ensure our clients are fully aware of and fully comply with changes in the legal and regulatory environment. Skadden has a long history of helping clients make appropriate public statements during a crisis. In the event of a cyberattack, companies should review all public statements to ensure that they comply with legal requirements and do not inadvertently increase the risk. We maintain close working relationships with communications and public relations firms experienced in responding to cyberattacks. We manage all licensing agreements for intellectual property and technology, from traditional licensing agreements to complex joint development of products, applications and systems.
We regularly negotiate and advise clients on food and beverage and fashion companies, software licenses, equipment leases, software development and distribution agreements, network services and data collection agreements. Our clients in this area include technology providers and end-users in publishing, financial services, transportation, manufacturing, entertainment and telecommunications, as well as major food and beverage manufacturers and fashion and apparel companies. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (Skadden) has earned a reputation as one of the world`s most prestigious law firms, leveraging innovation, intelligence, teamwork and tenacity to provide the highest quality advice and innovative solutions to our clients` legal problems. Relying on innovation, intelligence, teamwork and tenacity, our lawyers provide the highest quality advice and innovative solutions to our clients` legal problems. We are recognized as a global powerhouse for complex transactions, litigation/controversies and regulatory matters, as well as for the open and collaborative relationships we build with our clients. Reflecting diverse backgrounds and perspectives, our lawyers work seamlessly across more than 50 firms and 21 offices in the world`s leading financial centres. Skadden has extensive experience assisting businesses in all facets of sensitive technologies, including managing global supply chains, handling inquiries and law enforcement, working with government officials, developing policies and procedures before problems arise, and providing advice before and during congressional or regulatory investigations.