The content goes from the basics to advanced topics such as off-shoring, anti-circumvention, open source business models, user-created content, reverse engineering, mobile media distribution, web and game development, mash-ups, web widgets, and massively multiplayer games.
This book is designed to empower you to:
* Understand the interaction between law, money and technology
* Obtain and exploit a portfolio of IP assets
* Build and reinforce positive relationships with other companies
* Leverage your technologies
* Manage risks in markets with many uncertainties
* Make better deals and close deals more quickly
* Act more decisively and confidently in legal matters
This book will make you much smarter about spotting issues, perceiving risk, thinking strategically, setting priorities and using legal services effectively and efficiently. This is the most comprehensive layperson's book on the subject.
* A "need-to-know" legal companion for those competing in digital business markets in the US and around the world
* Points out the relationship between legal issues and business strategies, needs and goals
* Based on 15 years of legal practice in all aspects of digital, IT, software and computer law
About the Author
Gene K. Landy is a shareholder of Ruberto, Israel & Weiner, P.C., Boston, MA, where he is the head of the firm's Technology Group. His practice covers domestic and international transactions for high technology businesses, from start-ups to publicly traded companies. His work includes licensing, intellectual property, technology transfer, business sales and acquisitions and investments. He is a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard Law School. Editing and additional content supplied by Amy J. Mastrobattista, a graduate of Smith College and New York University Law School. Amy is a shareholder at Ruberto, Israel & Weiner, PC and a member of the Technology Group. She is active in technology licensing, finance and corporate transactions. She was recognized as one of Bostons Top 10 Lawyers by the Womens Business Boston readers poll.