Information & Communication Technology

Technology is now the driver for growth for most companies for the foreseeable future. The attorneys of the FLI Technology/IT Practice Group provide expert counsel in technology, outsourcing, intellectual property and internet related transactions. Our team provides strategic counsel for clients requiring in-depth understanding of both specialized technology and the complex dynamics of worldwide distribution.

Head of Practice Group

Scott Blackmer

Personal Background

Scott is one of the Founding Partners of InfoLawGroup LLP. He has practiced information technology law since 1982. Scott has been listed in several peer-reviewed directories of prominent IT lawyers, including the Legal Media Group's Guide to the World's Leading Technology, Media & Telecommunications Lawyers.

Formerly a partner in the Washington, DC and Brussels offices of the firm now known as WilmerHale, Scott is a founding partner of InformationLawGroup and serves on the executive management team of the First Law International legal network (Brussels). He also consults on privacy, data protection, and security issues in association with HR Privacy Solutions (New York) and Jeitosa Group International (San Francisco).

A frequent speaker and writer on IT law and information privacy and security issues, Scott has made presentations or taught seminars on these subjects at numerous industry and professional conferences and at the University of Chicago, Johns Hopkins University, Carnegie-Mellon University, George Washington University, the University of London, the University of Toulouse, the Catholic University of Buenos Aires, the US State Department (Washington, Berlin, Brussels, and Shanghai), the European Commission, the Council of Europe, the International Monetary Fund, the Multilateral Investment Fund, and the Electronic Commerce Promotion Council of Japan.

Law Firm Background

InfoLawGroup was established in October 2009 to provide efficient and high quality legal services. The firm concentrates on legal issues concerning privacy, data security, traditional and emerging media, advertising and promotions, consumer protection matters, information technology, e-commerce and intellectual property. InfoLawGroup addresses a broad spectrum of legal matters, including transactions and e-commerce, compliance, enforcement, breach notice and incident response and litigation.

InfoLawGroup attorneys are seasoned practitioners with experience as "BigLaw" lawyers, smaller practitioners with clearly defined expertise and reputation in the field, and former in-house lawyers. These experienced lawyers form the foundation of InfoLawGroup, and enable the firm to offer clients greatly increased efficiency in providing legal services. The firm's clients include various companies and institutions.

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Australia
Coleman Greig Lawyers
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BM Morrison Partners LLC
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Vlasova Mikhel & Partners
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Penkov, Markov & Partners
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Lamy Lexel
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SKW Schwarz Rechtsanwälte
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Kelemenis & Co
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Steinmetz, Haring, Gurman & Co
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Studio Legale Mondini Rusconi
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