Timothy Faith

16 Willow Avenue
Towson, MD 21286, United States

Second Life and First Life Copyright

Second Life, (http://www.secondlife.com) an online virtual worlds system, has become the center of a recent copyright controversy involving, yes, virtual sex toys. Apparently, there are not enough legitimate or inexpensive sex…more
| Science, Computers, & Technology

Google And Copyright Infringement

Google, back in 2004, began an endeavor to index the contents of an enormous number of books through its search engine, so that google users would be able to full text search books that were otherwise unpublished on the…more
| Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

Law Practice Marketing: Practical Experience from the Field

I have heard from a number of new attorneys who have questions about how to market themselves. I thought I would share some thoughts about this issue, based on my own professional experience as a web developer, entrepeneur, and…more
| Law Firm Marketing, Law Practice Products & Services, Science, Computers, & Technology

The Battle Over Health IT Has Begun

The battle lines on how to spend the money for technology to improve health care are beginning to be drawn. As a former director of an IT department at a health center which implemented a proprietary health record system in…more
| Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

RIAA & Copyright: $2 Million Fine Whacky Consequence of Copyright Act

The RIAA, in a new trial of an alleged copyright infringer who had shared 24 songs via the file-sharing service Kazaa, won almost $2 million in fines against the defendant calculated on the basis of statutory damages under the…more
| Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

Trademark Infringement & Starbucks: A Twist on Tarnishment

Starbucks is a well known, international purveyor of coffee products, with thousands of stores throughout the world. Starbucks Corporation was formed in 1985 in Washington State, after the original founders had been in business…more
| Intellectual Property

Numbers for Lawyers

Most law students and lawyers that I have met share a common fear: numbers. The problem is that lawyers must confront numbers in many areas of the law, whether they are calculating child support for their client, advising a…more
| Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Science, Computers, & Technology

Symantec Enterprise Vault and e-Discovery in Maryland

Both the Maryland and Federal courts require that litigants be prepared to produce relevant electronic documents when they bring a matter to civil court. On December 4, 2007, Maryland revised its discovery rules to expand the…more
| Electronic Discovery

Security Standards: Mapping Massachusetts Regulations to HIPAA

Massachusetts has recently become the first state to mandate that those storing personal information of residents of Massachusetts comply with specific security practices as required under 201 CMR ยง 17.00. These standards go…more
| Business Organizations, Health, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Economic Analysis of Concept of Contractual Mistake

The court system is sometimes called on to rescind a contract between parties where one party has entered into the agreement based on faulty information. In some cases of mistake, courts will enforce the agreement as written,…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts

Economic Analysis of Concept of Contractual Mistake

The court system is sometimes called on to rescind a contract between parties where one party has entered into the agreement based on faulty information. In some cases of mistake, courts will enforce the agreement as written,…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts
Areas of Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Business Organizations
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
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