As part of our internet law & eCommerce practice, we provide eCommerce agreements services.
Electronic commerce is also known as eCommerce or e-commerce. eCommerce is any type of business or commercial transaction involving the transfer of information, products, or services across computer networks. eCommerce agreements disclose the contractual relationship and obligations between a website owner and its commercial users.
Electronic commerce agreements include terms for the various activities to be performed via internet commerce transactions. These agreements provide a business with protections regarding third party services and transactions as well as limit liabilities. Additionally, they come in all forms and relate to virtually any type of internet commerce transactions.Therefore, Internet business owners should seek advice from knowledgeable attorneys with experience drafting eCommerce agreements.
Internet commerce draws on several different types of technology, such as:
electronic funds transfer
online transaction processing
electronic data interchange
modern Internet coding
Additionally, eCommerce refers to many different business aspects, for example:
online shopping websites for retail sales direct to consumers
online marketplaces where third parties may sell to consumers
business-to-business buying and selling
electronic data interchanges between businesses
marketing through social media use as well as other Internet means
online flash sales
Given the variety of eCommerce businesses and their specific needs, their websites often encounter a number of different legal issues. We provide guidance to Internet business owners on the legal requirements needed for their particular business activities as well as platform type.
Online Business Laws
We assist with limiting legal liability when it comes to engaging in eCommerce. Because Internet commerce generally triggers federal law, many business owners may be unaware of the rules and regulations that apply to them.
We audit and analyze current procedures and policies to advise on properly conducting business via the Internet. Our experience in intellectual property law as well as business law allows us to provide cost-efficient strategies and solutions while ensuring compliance with relevant state or federal laws.
eCommerce Agreement Disputes and Litigation
Read more about our litigation services at our intellectual property litigation overview page and our business litigation overview page, including Breach of Contract Litigation, Domain Name Litigation, UDRP Domain Name Proceedings, and Fraud Litigation.