Focusing on IT/software and related transactions – from traditional software licensing to complex enterprise-level cloud/SaaS and managed services transactions. We represent vendors and their customers, and understand the critical issues from both sides’ perspectives.
Specializing in the protection, acquisition, assignment and licensing of intellectual property, which includes the protection and registration of copyrights, the selection, protection and registration of trademarks and service marks, and advice and strategy regarding trade secret protection.
We focus nearly exclusively on IT law and transactions and IP protection – trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets, and our experience is deep. We know the issues you and your company should be most concerned about, and can help you assess the risks and navigate through them.
We’ve seen the evolution of technology and the law, and use that knowledge and experience to benefit our clients – from having worked on the license agreement for the first doctor office PC-to-hospital mainframe software connection, to assisting Fortune 500 companies with major ERP cloud software implementations.
Every one of our clients matters and deserves the best, personal service. We do our best to treat our clients as we would wish to be treated. We don’t have armies of inexperienced associates learning their craft on your dime. You get experience, expertise and intensive focus on your matters right from the start.
We can assist any business with trademark selection and clearance, and registration in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and throughout the world. We can also assist with copyright registration in the U.S. Copyright Office and devise strategies and draft the agreements needed to protect your company’s trade secrets.
EU-U.S. Data Privacy/Security Issues: Negotiated and drafted numerous agreements and contract addenda addressing U.S. companies’ need to adequately protect personal data of EU citizens when data is transferred from the EU for processing in the U.S., given EU Court of Justice invalidation of U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework.
Software/SaaS Agreements: Drafted numerous Software License and SaaS Agreements on behalf of enterprise software and cloud vendors; negotiate such agreements on an ongoing basis between vendors and large corporate users.
Software Audit Assistance: Negotiated extremely favorable resolution of $1,000,000+ allegation of software license misuse against client, a U.S. publicly-traded company, made by publicly-traded software licensor.
Prior News of Note:
Freibrun Law Firm Maintains 4-0 Winning Record On Behalf of Trademark Owners — Reclaims Domain Names Consisting of Client Trademarks:
Law Offices of Eric S. Freibrun, Ltd. obtains transfer on behalf of owner of trademark MUSIC ACE of the domain name musicace.com after filing UDRP action in World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Arbitration and Mediation Center. See Case Details for WIPO Case D2009-1486 – musicace.com.
“Eric has been one of the best professional services providers we have ever worked with. He provides us with expert intellectual property and contract advice at a great value with great results. We highly recommend him.”
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