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InternetLegal.com was created and is managed by Rob Hassett, who provides legal services in the corporate, technology and entertainment areas at Casey Gilson  P.C.  in Atlanta, GA.  

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Rob Hassett

Attorney in Corporate, Technology and Entertainment Law

Casey Gilson P.C.

980 Hammond Drive, Suite 800

Atlanta, GA 30328

Direct Tel.  678-514-1557

Law Firm Tel. 770-512-0300

fax 770-512-0070

email: rob@internetlegal.com

www.internetlegal.com

www.tellmesomethingidontalreadyknow.com

www.caseygilson.com

 

AMONG HIGHEST RATED LAWYERS IN:

2014 BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA

FOR PAST 20+ YEARS:

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 Rating: AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5

 2011 THRU 2014  SUPERLAWYERS

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VIDEOS

FIRST VIDEO IN NEW VIDEO SERIES ABOUT LAW FOR ENTREPRENEURS IS NOW AVAILABLE HERE.  IT PROVIDES THE MINIMUM INFORMATION ANY ENTREPRENEUR SHOULD KNOW ABOUT TRADEMARK LAW — MOST DON’T KNOW HALF OF WHAT THEY SHOULD KNOW.

A VIDEO IN WHICH MR. HASSETT DESCRIBES MANY OF THE LEGAL SERVICES HE OFFERS IS POSTED HERE.

NEW  VIDEO SERIES: SURPRISING ANSWERS TO LEGAL QUESTIONS

3rd VIDEO IN SERIES (ABOUT RUNNING YOUR OWN PRELIMINARY TRADEMARK CLEARANCE SEARCH) IS POSTED HERE.

2ND VIDEO IN SERIES (ABOUT APPLYING TO REGISTER A MARK IN THE USPTO) IS

POSTED HERE.

1ST VIDEO IN SERIES (ABOUT TERRITORIAL RIGHTS IN TRADEMARKS) IS

POSTED HERE.

ASSESSMENTS

Mr. Hassett 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.

Other Services

Other services include negotiating and drafting agreements, setting up corporations, limited liability companies and other entities, working with investors, registering copyrights, registering trademarks, drafting terms of use, privacy policies and other legal documents for websites and representing clients involved in acquisitions.  Clients include entrepreneurs and established businesses in technology and entertainment and businesses purchasing technology based products and services.  Services frequently involve specialized knowledge regarding technology, the Internet  and the entertainment industry.  Mr. Hassett regularly speaks and writes on these topics.

CASEY GILSON P.C.

Casey Gilson P.C. is a leading litigation firm in the Southeast.  Working with the Casey Gilson trial attorneys, Mr. Hassett also offers his clients representation in technology, entertainment, corporate, trademark and copyright litigation.

CO-AUTHOR

Mr. Hassett 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 Tech

Mr. Hassett has taught many classes in the Professional Education Program at Ga. Tech.

Georgia Game Developers’ Association

Mr. Hassett is General Counsel  of the GGDA.

Here is a link to his slide show for GGDA’s annual Southern Interactive Entertainment & Game Expo: Video Game Law Year in Review

where Mr. Hassett 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

Mr. Hassett was a founding board member of the Intellectual Property Law Section of the Atlanta Bar Association.

Chair of ABA Subcommittee on Top Level Domains

Mr. Hassett 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, Mr. Hassett chaired that committee.

Other Boards

Mr. Hassett 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.

ARTICLES

Mr. Hassett 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.  Mr. Hassett has given more than 75 presentations  about his areas of expertise.

Online Videos

September 7, 2012:

Appearance in NetCast on TWIT.TV

Mr. Hassett 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 6 Strikes Anti – Piracy Program

Mr. Hassett 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.

  Interviews

Mr. Hassett 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.

Client Endorsements

To read client recommendations, see postings on Linkedin by clicking here.

Mr. Hassett has given more than 75 presentations  about his areas of expertise.

EDUCATION

Mr. Hassett 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

RISKS OF STARTING A CREATIVE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY BASED BUSINESS WITHOUT A KNOWLEDGEABLE ATTORNEY

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Mr. Hassett’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 Mr. Hassett

“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

Songwriting

Mr. Hassett co-wrote a song.  A performance by his son, Joe Hassett, is posted here. Performances by Others Elizabeth  140 Minutes Into  Program Joe Other Over 7100 Views  

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