The Berkowitz Firm

Information Technology Related Experience

  • Legal services related to the commercialization of technology, including nondisclosure, joint development, royalty, web development, and computer hardware and software acquisition agreements, and Technology licenses.
  • Counseling clients regarding the spin off of technology, and the commercialization of technology originally intended for internal use, cyber-security, and on-line privacy.
  • Adjunct Professor in the computer security program University College University of Denver, course -- Cyber Security Law.
  • Represented technology and bio-tech companies regarding technology transfer, including some areas related to devices used in genetic research.
  • Represented the Colorado Judicial Branch regarding software development and major software and hardware acquisitions.
  • Presenter of multiple Continuing Legal Education seminars, including seminars sponsored by the World Congress on Expert Software Systems and the Business Law Institute.
  • Former member of the Governor's Office of Innovation and Technology Bio-Technology Council.
  • Former Chairman and current member of the Committee on Technology Law and Policy of the Colorado Bar Association.
  • Former member of Mayor Webb's Telecommunication Advisory Committee.
  • Former Chair of the AeA (f/k/a American Electronics Association) Public Policy Committee for the Rocky Mountain Region.
  • Member of the Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry's High Technology Council.
  • Chairman of the E-Commerce subcommittee of the Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry.
  • Membership in the Computer Law Forum, Member of the Technology Transfer Society, and Licensing Executives Society.
  • Numerous presentations to professional societies, including:
    • Delivered a paper to the Institute for Electronic and Electrical Engineers entitled "Potential Theories of Legal Liability for Defective Expert System Software".
    • Chaired the Legal Panel for the World Congress on Expert Software Systems and Delivered a paper on "Alternatives to Litigation in International Technology Disputes" to.
  • Numerous publications in the Colorado Lawyer, including:
    • "Am I My Brother's Keeper? Vicarious Liability for Software Piracy".
    • "Am I My Sister's Keeper? More Vicarious Liability – Now On-Line".
    • "The Search for an Internet Model" (Case Review).
    • "Is There A Doctor in the House? The Rise of Telemedicine".
    • "The Economic Espionage Act of 1996"
    • "Electronic Transactions: You Can Run But You Cannot Hide"
    • "Cyber Security And Privacy: The Third Wave Of Proper Law"

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