Patrick Law Group, LLC

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3705 Canyon Ridge Court, NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30319, United States
Contact: Elizabeth Patrick, Founder
Phone: 404.437.6731
Areas of Practice
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Construction Law
  • Privacy
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • Georgia
Number of Attorneys
2-10 Attorneys

PMI – An Insider’s Guide – Part 3: What to do When You’re Asked to Assist in a Potential Acquisition – Post-Integration Run Phase and the Wheels Have Come Off

It’s been months since your company was all over the news with a splashy acquisition and the fanfare has died down a bit. There are rumors, quietly at first, but then persistently louder, that things aren’t going so well with…more
 /  Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Law Practice Products & Services, Mergers & Acquisitions

PMI – An Insider’s Guide – Part 2: What to do When You’re Asked to Assist in a Potential Acquisition – Between Signed and Closed Phase

Your day starts with headlines screaming across the Internet – your company has acquired a particular entity (“Target”). The office is buzzing with the news and potential impacts – what does this mean for my role now and in the…more
 /  Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Law Practice Products & Services, Mergers & Acquisitions

PMI – An Insider’s Guide: What to do When You’re Asked to Assist with a Potential Acquisition – Due Diligence Phase

The Internet is jammed with articles reporting that most merger and acquisition activity fails, and yet each year companies large and small continue to engage in the practice with the hopes that bringing onboard this particular…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Law Practice Products & Services, Mergers & Acquisitions

Just Push the Button! Instagram’s Response to Influencers, Hashtags and Disclosures

In April, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”), after reviewing Instagram posts by celebrities, athletes, and social media influencers, issued 90 letters reminding influencers and marketers about the FTC’s requirements that…more
 /  Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Communications & Media Law, Consumer Protection

Mark Madness: Avoiding Trademark Landmines in College Sports

Recently, the Washington Post reported on a Maryland high school’s thwarted attempt to expand its use of a green hornet mascot logo which resembles Georgia Tech’s famous “Buzz” mascot trademark. The Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Communications & Media Law, Education, Intellectual Property

LabMD – FTC Face-Off Continues Over FTC’s Data Privacy Authority

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently heard oral arguments in LabMD, Inc. v. Federal Trade Commission, the long-running dispute over the FTC’s authority to impose liability for data security breaches even…more
 /  Administrative Law, Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Consumer Protection, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

IoT Device Companies: Add COPPA to Your “To Do” Lists

Last week, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) updated its guidance on the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). COPPA and the FTC’s related COPPA Rules establish guidelines to protect children under the age of 13 as…more
 /  Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Is Automation Really the New Outsourcing?

As disruptive technologies continue to explode across the corporate technology landscape, a natural inclination from both business personnel and attorneys may be to draw parallels between these innovation tools and more…more
 /  Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Law Practice Products & Services, Science, Computers, & Technology

Someone Needs a Digital Makeover: Rethinking NAFTA in the Digital Economy

When the North American Free Trade Agreement went into effect on January 1, 1994, there were an estimated 10,000 websites, most people used dial-up online services, Google had not yet become a verb, and the first online…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade, Science, Computers, & Technology

Mobile Apps: Key Privacy, Security and Data Collection Considerations

Over the past three years, mobile application usage in the U.S. has increased by 111%, and over 50% of digital media consumption in the U.S. is now through mobile apps. As consumer use of mobile apps continues to rise, the…more
 /  Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Communications & Media Law, Consumer Protection, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Before You Hit “Send”: Ensuring Your Attorney-Client Emails Comply with the new ABA Guidance

Today’s attorneys rely heavily on technology to communicate with clients, especially email. At the same time, given the sensitive nature of many attorney-client communications and the potential windfall to anyone who wrongfully…more
 /  Law Practice Products & Services, Privacy

Influencers, Hashtags and Disclosures: The FTC’s Response and Commercial Considerations

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”), after reviewing Instagram posts by celebrities, athletes, and social media influencers, recently issued 90 letters reminding these influencers and marketers about the FTC’s requirements that…more
 /  Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Communications & Media Law, Consumer Protection

Indemnification Provisions: A Checklist of Key Considerations

For transactional lawyers, indemnification provisions are reviewed, drafted and negotiated on a regular basis. Despite repetitive encounters with these provisions, “one size does not fit all”, and the scope and specifics of…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts

ARE YOUR LEGAL TERMS READY FOR DIGITAL ADVERTISING? FIVE WAYS TO DIGITIZE YOUR COMMERCIAL AGREEMENTS IN RESPONSE TO THE LORD & TAYLOR FTC ACTION

The advertising and digital marketplace are evolving almost daily; however, two things remain the same: (i) the Federal Trade Commission’s (“FTC”) Policy Statement and Business Guides on Native Advertising (the “Policy…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Consumer Protection
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