Telecommunications and Technology
The telecommunications and technology industries continue to evolve as technology, laws and policies change. Butzel Long Tighe Patton has lawyers who have worked in this field for many years and have the expertise and experience to help your business navigate through this rapidly shifting landscape.
Butzel Long Tighe Patton provides business, transactional, regulatory, litigation and government relations counsel to clients in all segments of the telecommunications and technology industries. We represent clients before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission, the Federal Trade Commission, the Patent and Trademark Office, the Copyright Office and other federal and state regulatory agencies, as well as before federal and state courts. The Firm also handles a broad range of commercial matters for companies in the telecommunications and technology industries.
Our attorneys have significant experience in structuring, negotiating and implementing complex contracts and transactions, including those related to the purchase, sale and use of communications, media and technology properties and spectrum assets. We also provide transactional and other support to software companies, assisting them with sales and licensing agreements, teaming agreements, joint ventures and the like. Our lawyers work with telecommunications and technology companies seeking to enter foreign markets and with foreign companies seeking to do business in the United States.
Butzel Long Tighe Patton's clients have included broadband providers, common carriers, fixed and mobile wireless providers, broadcasters, CLECs, international carriers, cable companies, satellite companies, Internet and emerging technology companies, content providers, undersea cable providers, software companies, information service providers, billing companies, wireless medical device manufacturers, educational institutions, real estate interests, utilities, municipalities and equipment manufacturers.