ABOUT ILC

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The Internet Law Center was founded in 2007 to help businesses navigate the evolving legal standards for today's digital economy.   We are the only firm that was founded by professionals with years of business and legal experience working in-house with e-commerce and internet advertising companies.

 

Today the firm serves a diverse client base worldwide that has included startups and public companies both online and offline.  While we pride ourselves for our history of being on the cutting edge of internet legal developments, we also have years of experience helping business resolve legal obstacles to success.

 

PRACTICE AREAS

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ADVERTISING & PROMOTIONS



  • Advertising Law

  • Behavioral Targeting

  • Big Data

  • CAN-SPAM and State Spam Laws

  • FTC Compliance

  • Keyword Search Disputes

  • Online Marketing

  • Sweepstakes & Promotion

 

Bennet has been on the cutting edge of internet advertising law from his work in-house with ValueClick, participating in FTC forums, testifying before California legislative committees on multiple occasions and litigating these issues.  

 

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DISPUTE RESOLUTION



  • Arbitration

  • Cease and Desist Demands

  • Governmental Investigations

  • Litigation

  • Appeals

 

The Internet Law Center convinced the Federal Trade Commission to reverse its decision to pursue a consent decree against a client under the CAN-SPAM Act.

 

Bennet has argued cases in state and federal forums and has successfully pursued high-profile litigation against Ticketmaster.

 

 

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GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS



  • Coalition Building

  • Legislative Drafting

  • Lobbying

  • Monitoring

  • Public Awareness

  • State & Federal Legislation

  • Testifying 

 

Bennet won praise from the U.S. House Energy & Commerce Committee for his contributions on federal spyware legislation and in 2018 played a leading role in defeating California legislation drafted by anti-spam lawyers that would have made it easier to sue legitimate companies.

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MOBILE COMMERCE



  • Apps

  • Cloud Computing

  • M-Commerce

  • Mobile Disclosures

  • Privacy

 

The Internet Law Center assists developers and online companies comply with the requirements of M-Commerce.

 

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BUSINESS FUNDAMENTALS / GENERAL COUNSEL SERVICES



  • Corporate Formation/Governance 

  • Crowdfunding

  • Employee Handbooks

  • Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Social Media Policies

  • Standard Agreements

  • Startups

  • Trade Secrets

The Internet Law Center acts as General Counsel for a number of startup and emerging companies and has litigated trade secrets matters.

 

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CYBER ABUSE /
REPUTATION DEFENSE
 
  • Cyber Defamation

  • Cyber Squatting and UDRP Actions

  • Data Breach Notifications

  • E-Personation

  • Fake Reviews

  • Hacking & DNS Attacks

  • Revenge Porn

 

The Internet Law Center has years of experience helping victims of Cyber Harassment across the globe.

 

 

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E-COMMERCE



  • CAN-SPAM Act

  • Cyber Security

  • Domain Issues

  • E-Commerce

  • FTC Compliance

  • Hosting Agreements

  • Privacy

  • Sales Taxes

  • Website Agreements

 

The Internet Law Center has represented a wide range of e-commerce businesses offering everything from ink products, fashion accessories to online dating.

 

 

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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & TECHNOLOGY



  • Copyright Filing

  • Data Scraping

  • Development Agreements

  • Domain Issues & UDRP Proceedings

  • DMCA Takedown Notices

  • Infringement Actions

  • Licensing Agreements

  • Trademark Filing

  • Trade Secrets

 

The Internet Law Center has been very active in seeking to protect its clients' intellectual property and recently won a substantial settlement in trade secret litigation.

 

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ENTERTAINMENT



  • Content Licensing

  • Content Options

  • Copyright Enforcement

  • Digital Piracy

  • Production Agreements

  • Talent Agreements

The Internet Law Center has represented actors, animators, models, musicians and film and music producers.             
                       

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INTERNATIONAL



  • Advertising Law 

  • E-Commerce 

  • ICANN

  • Privacy
     

The Internet Law Center monitors developments and advises select clients on compliance with regulatory regimes in Australia, Canada, the European Union, and the United Kingdom.

Bennet has participated in international forums on internet law including the 17th U.S.-China Legal Exchange in China in 2012.

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STARTUPS



The Internet Law Center is excited about the startup growth in Silicon Beach and elsewhere. We have tried to do our part to promote and assist in its development.  

We have adopted an interdisciplinary approach, working with other professionals to provide both business and legal solutions to help budding companies grow. See Our Team for more information.

 

We have decided to give this wing of our business its own name - the Silicon Beach Law Center.