Areas oF Practice

Internet & Electronic Commerce 

Greensfelder’s Technology Transactions Practice Group represents clients in a wide range of Internet and electronic commerce matters. We provide strategic counseling for Internet start-ups and established Web presences on business strategies, legal risks, and the development and protection of intellectual property assets. We also advise clients on a variety of federal and state laws and regulations affecting the Internet, including:

  • Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)
  • Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act (OCILLA)
  • Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
  • Communication Decency Act (CDA)
  • Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (E-Sign)
  • CAN-SPAM Act

Recent examples of our services include:

  • Structuring an intellectual property portfolio strategy for an Internet start-up in the online comparison shopping space.
  • Developing Terms of Use and Privacy Policies for a wireless Internet café, a charitable donation portal, a social networking start-up, and a Web portal for physicians.
  • Advising a healthcare provider on legal risks and protections for offering public wireless Internet access.
  • Counseling an online publisher on the scope and limitations of safe harbor protections for third party content under OCILLA and the CDA.

For additional information regarding Greensfelder’s Internet and electronic commerce services, please contact M. Spencer Garland at (314) 516-2613 or

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