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Practice Areas

The Alderman Law Office, in Washington, D.C., focuses exclusively on intellectual property, technology, entertainment, Internet, content and media law issues, providing services to clients in the United States and globally.

We have more than 35 years of experience representing individuals and businesses dealing with all types of intellectual property, technology, content and media law issues, and are frequently consulted by other law firms and colleagues for assistance with complex intellectual property, technology, content and media matters. Firm principal, Elliott C. Alderman, was chosen for inclusion in the International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, in the category of Entertainment law. This peer-nominated publication features the most highly regarded practitioners in the world, in a variety of practice areas.

Contact us to schedule an initial consultation with an experienced Washington, D.C. business and intellectual property lawyer. Our practice areas include:

Law Practice Areas

dc intellectual property copyrights trademarks attorneys iconIntellectual property: copyrights and trademarks.

We represent authors, songwriters, musicians, and visual and performance artists, in addition to software, multimedia, electronic commerce and Internet companies in transactional, counseling and policy assistance. We have broad litigation experience and can call upon a network of experienced attorneys. Finally, we are well-versed with rights clearance matters and have performed numerous intellectual property audits for both creators and users.

computer technology electronic commerce outsourcing law iconComputer, technology, electronic commerce and outsourcing law.

We represent individuals and entities in the following areas:

  • Software development and licensing
  • Copyright and trademark prosecution and counseling
  • Acquisition and asset purchase agreements
  • Hosting and service agreements
  • Electronic commerce contracts
  • Internet of Things
  • Privacy

We provide full-service support to entrepreneurs and established companies, with particular expertise in the contract, corporate, intellectual property, litigation and tax issues that result from computer and technology law.

washington dc entertainment publishing art law iconEntertainment, publishing and art law.

We negotiate, draft, and review royalty and personal services agreements, and also help market both performers and products. Additionally, we have significant transactional experience in the music, publishing, and television, video and motion picture industries, as well as the growing Internet and new media markets. The office has particular experience with art transactions, including escrow services for the sales of significant art works.

district of colombia social media law iconSocial media law.

Social media websites are steadfastly gaining an increasing role in our lives. We assist with cases involving the digital use of content as well as privacy, defamation, libel and related issues.

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We provide representation for intellectual property, technology and related content and other issues. Through an extensive network of other lawyers, we are able to provide cost-effective resolutions to most disputes. We are also adept at securing favorable settlements in most cases prior to trial.

dc employment discrimination lawyers iconAdministrative law

Our firm has significant experience representing clients before government agencies and tribunals. With extensive public sector legal experience, we are skilled at navigating clients through administrative mazes. In our administrative practice, we have assisted clients with a myriad of intellectual property, technology and related issues. We represent both entrepreneurs and institutions.

dc corporation formation dissolution attorneys iconCorporate and business law

We represent small and large businesses from their formation to their dissolution, including, through a seamless referral network, assistance with associated tax, securities and employment issues. Our firm has been instrumental in the creation of a number of business entities, and has negotiated and drafted leases, as well as stockholder, financing and security interest agreements. Additionally, we help with commercial transactions and crafting documents for employment, nondisclosure, consulting and independent contractor relationships. Through counseling and litigation, the firm also has helped resolve trade secret, unfair competition and related disputes.


Contact us for an experienced District of Columbia technology and Internet attorney.
To schedule a consultation, contact us online, or call us at +1-202-596-5682.