Communications, IT and Media Lawyers
One of the many industries which are prone to litigation cases is the industry on communications, IT and media law. People working for these industries are prone to facing disputes and charges. The Communications, IT and Media Law has been created in order to address problems concerning the communications, IT and media industry.
What is Communications, IT and Media Law?
The Communications, IT and Media Law is the set of laws covering the Communications, IT and Media industry. This law aims to regulate the activities of the communications, IT and media industry. The Communications, IT and Media law covers the following:
- Cable television
- Broadcasting on television and radio
- Telephone companies
- Internet companies
- Publishing companies
- Software companies
- Internet companies and web-based businesses
Who Needs the Communications, IT and Media Lawyers?
Disputes concerning media and communications practitioners are common. Especially with the new technology, it is hard for people in the communications, IT and media industry to remain untarnished and be free of controversies. In the field of communications, IT, and media, a lot of legal problems are common. Some of these legal problems are libel cases, infringement of copyright, plagiarism, illegal or unauthorized use of trade marks, and breach of contract to name a few. It is in these cases that the communications, IT and media lawyers are usually necessary.
Communications, IT and media lawyers are needed by big media, IT and communications corporations and some of the individuals from these big corporations to defend them in serious problems arising from their practice in their respective fields. The communications, IT, and media lawyers are especially trained on the legalities and the laws concerning the area of communications, IT and media.
Clients who often come to ask the help of the communications, IT and media lawyers are: journalists, broadcasters, writers, publishers, networks or television companies, cable companies, radio stations, radio personalities, newspapers, news organizations, prominent media and IT personalities, IT companies, and telecommunications companies to name a few. Communications, IT and media lawyers can give advice or assistance to clients concerning issues such as:
- Libel and slander
- Media ownership
- Network affiliation agreements
- Lottery and contest regulations
- Licensing agreements
- Siting of broadcast towers
- Digital television
- Unfair competition
- Trade secret agreements
- Indecency standards and regulations