The technology and telecommunications industry has rewritten the human experience in recent decades, and the software and hardware revolutions that continue to bring innovation to the market won’t be slowing down any time soon. But how do you protect your intellectual property, guard against stifling regulations, and defend yourself in complex civil litigation and class actions when technology lies at the heart of the dispute? Alston & Bird’s Technology & Telecommunications Litigation Team has achieved superlative results for our clients in jurisdictions worldwide. We emphasize a thorough understanding of your business and the relevant technologies and align your legal strategy to match your goals. From computer and wireless handset manufacturers, software developers, wireless carriers, cable television providers, broadband service providers, Internet services companies, payment solutions companies, and credit reporting agencies, our extensive knowledge of the enterprises in the technology sector distinguishes us and gives our clients an edge in a highly competitive market.
The lawyers who represent our technology and telecommunications clients are nationally renowned for their work on class actions, both as civil trial lawyers and as former federal prosecutors. Our team includes a talented bench of regulatory lawyers and patent prosecutors with a command of telecommunications, privacy and data security, and intellectual property. We apply diverse skill sets to tackle complex, high-stakes litigation while remaining highly responsive to your business needs. Our experience in civil litigation and arbitration, intellectual property disputes, internal and regulatory investigations, administrative proceedings, and governmental litigation makes us one of the country’s most sought-after resources when technology firms face legal disputes.
We have represented clients in federal and state courts across the country, in proceedings before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), at the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), and before foreign courts, tribunals, and arbitration panels. We have litigated numerous cases under relevant U.S. federal law and analogous state laws and handled cases for telecommunications clients in the courts of other nations.