Bob Bowman

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Bob counsels clients in a wide range of intellectual property matters. He assists clients in obtaining and securing United States and international intellectual property rights through patent prosecution, trademark prosecution and applying for copyright registrations. Bob also dedicates a significant portion of his practice to counseling clients regarding technology acquisition and the ins-and-outs of web and mobile-based commerce.

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The influence of the Internet of Things (IoT) will undoubtedly be transformational with a total potential economic impact estimated to be $3.9 trillion to $11.1 trillion a year by 2025. In the race into the IoT marketplace, there are both known and unknown legal hurdles that will affect those who offer of goods and services during the proliferation of the Internet of Things. Some of the current and potential legal hurdles related to the…
Posting terms of use document on your website or mobile application defines the terms which govern your customer’s use of your website or mobile application and greatly reduce your exposure to liability when providing goods or services through a web-based application. A privacy policy describes to your consumers what information you collect, how you collect it and how you use it.  Posting a privacy policy provides notice to your customers so that they can make…
We have experienced an increase in clients launching their own mobile applications for such reasons as supplementing a web-based software offering, operating a customer rewards program, providing a product catalog and account management tools, and many other purposes.  This blog entry will identify some of the key issues that we analyze during the development and launch of a mobile application, particularly, issues relating to picking and contracting with an application developer, functional considerations, and considerations…