Technology

FisherBroyles has long recognized that technology strategies are major differentiators between companies in today’s global marketplace, and we have assisted our clients – vendors and customers alike – in formulating and executing the strategies that have set them apart from their competition.  That assistance includes counseling clients on the establishment, exploitation and maintenance of their intellectual property portfolios.  Recognizing the importance of technology and intellectual property to its clients, FisherBroyles has built one of the largest and most experienced technology and IP transactional practices in the country.  While other law firms have been scaling back their technology practices since 2001, FisherBroyles has been steadily expanding this area of practice.

Today, FisherBroyles boasts more than a dozen technology attorneys with a combined 150+ years of technology law experience and deep domain expertise, and it is committed to continued growth in this area of practice.  Our attorneys have received numerous recognitions for their work, including by The Best Lawyers in America for Information Technology Law, and as a Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Star.  Our expertise includes the following areas:

BASIC PRACTICE:

  • Software Licensing
  • Hardware Procurement
  • Software Development
  • Software Escrow
  • Consulting Arrangements
  • Technology Distribution
  • Systems Integration
  • IT Outsourcing
  • Data and Application Hosting
  • Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances
  • Technology/IP Due Diligence
  • IP Audits
  • Technology Development
  • Materials Transfers

SPECIALTY AREAS OF PRACTICE:

  • Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • Smart Metering or Advanced Metering Infrastructure
  • Portable Data Terminal Equipment
  • Mission Critical Telecommunications Infrastructure
  • Sporting Event Sponsorship

TECHNOLOGY LIABILITY / LITIGATION:

  • Litigation of technology errors & omissions
    • Programming errors
    • Application vulnerabilities
    • Project delays
    • Integration issues
    • Deficient work claims
  • Privacy Breach
  • “Scope creep” and other scope of work dispute
  • Consequential damages

INDUSTRIES:

  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Biotechnology
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Retail
  • Technology
  • Travel & Hospitality

Practicing People: 61 People

Steven Anzalone Washington, D.C.
Gregory S. Bernabeo Philadelphia
Kimberly Dempsey Booher Palo Alto
Christina H. Bost Seaton New York
John E. Boyd New York
Kevin E. Broyles Atlanta
Vincent Bushnell Atlanta
Peter J. Cahill Boston
Jonathan T. Cain Washington, D.C.
Lisa A. Carroll Chicago
Stephen Driscoll Philadelphia
Paul D. Economon Washington, D.C.
John Eisenhart Washington, D.C.
Adam T. Ettinger Los Angeles
James M. Fisher II Atlanta
Richard P Flaggert Boston
Paul C. Goulet Washington, D.C.
Rory Graham London
James W. Hill, MD Los Angeles
Kevin Jablonski Seattle
Carl R. Johnston Atlanta
Michael S. Khoury Detroit
Robert Kinberg Washington, D.C.
W. Wayt King Jr. Atlanta
Joseph A. Klein New York
Michael P. Kuhn Atlanta
Frank Leak Charlotte
Deborah L. Lively Dallas
Carl Loeffler Palo Alto
Tom Lundin Atlanta
Gregory R. Lunt Salt Lake City
Timothy McFadden Chicago
Alan D. Minsk Palo Alto
Jason Mueller Houston
Craig W. Mueller Denver
Patrick Murphy Philadelphia
Michael M. Murray New York
Justin Nahama Los Angeles
Phi H. D. Nguyen New York
Tony Onorato New York
Stuart Panensky Princeton
Chris Perque Houston
Thomas J. Peters IV Atlanta
Rob Phillips Los Angeles
Michael Pierson New York
Eric Pritchard Philadelphia
Stephen Pulley Salt Lake City
Ariel Reinitz New York
Geoff Revelle Seattle
Gary Rinkerman Washington, D.C.
Lawrence Robins Boston
Martin B. Robins Chicago
Michael W. Russell Washington, D.C.
Michael L. Shor Charlotte
Steven D. Szuch Detroit
Kenneth Thompson Atlanta
Rod S. Turner New York
Ian Walsworth Denver
Andrew Webster Houston
Thomas K. Wiesner II London
Bruce A. Wobeck Atlanta