Welcome to InternetLegal.Com
InternetLegal.com is brought to you by Rob Hassett, who .provides legal services in the corporate, technology and entertainment areas at Casey Gilson P.C. in Atlanta, GA.
Rob provides Corporate/Entity, Privacy and Intellectual Property related Legal Services, including:
(1) conducting Privacy Law Assessments,
(2) conducting Legal Entity Assessments,
(3) together with Patent Attorney, Mike Powell, conducting Intellectual Property Assessments.
Assessments can be as high level or as detailed as desired.
If you recently started selling products or services outside the U.S., have developed a system that provides a new and useful method for producing products, own a website which is accessed by customers or the public, not reviewed by a privacy lawyer familiar with the many new and revisions to laws applicable to websites and apps effective January 1, 2014, are planning to sell your business, your stock or participate in a merger or wish to raise investment funding, you would likely benefit from one or more of these Assessments.
CASEY GILSON P.C.
Casey Gilson P.C. is a leading litigation firm in the Southeast. Working with the Casey Gilson trial attorneys, Rob also offers his clients representation in technology, entertainment, corporate, trademark and copyright litigation.
Rob is a co-author of Volume 5 on Internet and Interactive Media law of LexisNexis’ ten volume treatise on Entertainment Law entitled Entertainment Industry Contracts.
Georgia Game Developers’ Association
Rob is General Counsel and a Member of the Board of the GGDA.
Here is a link to his recent slide show for GGDA’s annual Southern Interactive Entertainment & Game Expo:
where Rob addressed the Apple vs Samsung case, Crowdfunding and the Tax Incentives available to game developers in Georgia.
Intellectual Property Law Section of the Atlanta Bar Association
Rob was a founding board member of the Intellectual Property Law Section of the Atlanta Bar Association.
Chair of ABA Subcommittee on Top Level Domains
Rob served as Co-Chair of the American Bar Association Intellectual Property Law Section’s Subcommittee on Policies for Managing Generic Top Level Domains of the Special Committee on Trademarks and the Internet during the 1998-1999 term, and from 1999 to 2001, Rob chaired that committee.
Rob has served on the Board of Directors of SERIS, a leading non-profit Internet organization in the Southeast, as well as on the Board of Directors of IMAGE (now known as the Atlanta Film Festival 365), a leading non-profit independent film and video organization in the Southeast. He has also served on the board and/or committees of the Georgia Chapter of the International Interactive Communications Society and the Southeastern Software Association. He was the Chairman and co-founder of the 1995 Atlanta Interactive Media Expo.
Rob has written many articles which have been published in a variety of publications including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Atlanta Business Chronicle, Computer World, Business to Business Magazine, Fulton County Daily Report, the Atlanta Lawyer, Northside Woman Magazine and the Gwinnett Business Journal. You can access a list of (with links to) most of his articles that are about law by mouse clicking here.
September 7, 2012:
Appearance in NetCast on TWIT.TV
Rob was a guest on This Week in Law where he addressed such questions as problems with preemptive blocking of Internet streaming and the law relating to Crowdfunding.
June 9, 2013
Rob gave a short summary of his presentation about the Six Strikes Anti-Piracy Program to the Entertainment, Intellectual and Younger Lawyer Sections of the Georgia Bar Association.
Rob has conducted numerous interviews of many interesting people including experts on the psychology of building teams for business and on advertising on Facebook as well as the managing partner of a venture capital firm. Transcripts of these, and most of his other interviews, are posted on our companion website: TellMeSomethingIDontAlreadyKnow.com.
To read client recommendations, see postings on Linkedin by clicking here.
Rob co-wrote a song. A performance by his son, Joe Hassett, is posted here.
Performances by Others
Rob has given more than 75 presentations about his areas of expertise.
LISTED FOR 2014
Rating: AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5
Named to Super Lawyers for 2011, 2012 and 2013.
Named to Legal Elite for 2012
Rob graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering. While attending Georgia Tech, he was a co-op for the Georgia Power Company. He attended law school at The University of Georgia, where he was a member of the editorial board of the Georgia Law Review and graduated cum laude
Rob’s mission, as an attorney, is to facilitate the creation, development, commercialization and distribution of technologically and creatively based works and services that help make the world a better place by:
(a) providing legal services necessary to help creators and artists protect, develop, distribute and provide their works and services and sell their works and businesses (all of which encourages the creation of more works and businesses); and
(b) helping companies to acquire ownership of proprietary rights in and/or rights to use technological and/or creative works and ownership of technologically and creatively based businesses.
Quotes from Rob
“Your phone call is very important to us” means we don’t care enough about your call to hire enough live operators to make it easy for you to reach us.
“We care about your privacy,” means nothing.
“Nothing is as important in life as having a good reputation and nothing affects one’s reputation as much as keeping one’s word.”
Favorite Quotes by Others
Yes, we all have free will. The question is, can we will our will? A. Einstein
Dice have no memory. A. Diaz
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