Doing Business Online - International Legal Aspects: Part One
International Treaties and Legal Conventions Applicable to Online Activity
Before the Internet, the chances of running into issues with overseas law was not a significant worry for those businesses that weren’t in foreign jurisdictions. Now, any company that has a website is faced with possible international questions. Offering goods or services for sale online can quickly evolve into an exercise in unknowns when customers are spread across the world. This white paper reviews the international treaties and legal conventions applicable to online activity.
Practices in the areas of Internet and technology law, intellectual property law (including trademark registrations for non-U.S. companies), business and corporate law, international and domestic commercial transactions, virtual currency law, privacy law, and drone law (law of unmanned aerial systems or UAS); frequent speaker on topics related to the Internet, digital technology law, international private law, and legal ethics
Author of the 2019 edition of Stuckey & Ellis, Internet and Online Law (Law Journal Press), and the author of numerous articles and op-ed pieces regarding legal topics
Twice testified before Congress on information law topics
Served as chair of the Ohio State Bar Association’s International Law Committee, as chair of its OSBA's Digital Technology Law Committee, and as a member of the OSBA's Ad Hoc Committee on Multijurisdictional Practice
J.D. degree, Antioch School of Law; B.A. degree, Ohio State