Winston & Strawn has broad-based experience representing technology and telecommunications companies in corporate transactions and litigation in a wide range of cases relating to antitrust, bankruptcy, intellectual property, labor and employment, and employee benefits.
In the telecommunications arena, our attorneys also have regulatory experience in domestic, international, and foreign communications industries, including information services, broadcast, and cable/fiber. We regularly counsel clients on compliance and enforcement issues before U.S. executive agencies, including the Department of the Treasury, the Department of State, the Department of Commerce, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Department of Justice.
In the information technology arena, our attorneys have extensive experience assisting clients with a broad range of transactions, including complex IP- and IT-driven joint ventures and strategic alliances; licensing agreements; outsourcing transactions; web site terms and conditions, privacy policies, and linking terms; software development and implementation agreements; and state of the law on encryption and electronic signatures.
We represent emerging and established communications, hardware, software, IT consulting, and IT outsourcing companies, including Internet service providers, Internet portals, broadband and wireless communications providers, software developers, computer manufacturers, and venture capital funds and mezzanine investor groups in IT fields. We also represent our established Fortune 500 clients as both producers and consumers of IT products and services.