Telecommunications and Internet Law

Through its Telecommunications and Internet Law practice, co-headed by Jack A. Gordon and Christine Rafin, KB&G counsels its clients in the rapidly-evolving fields of Internet, mobile marketing and telemarketing law, data privacy and security law, communications law and related intellectual property law. KB&G’s attorneys have extensive experience representing affiliate networks, publishers and billing aggregators, among others, in a wide array of matters before state attorneys general, state regulatory agencies, public utilities commissions, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Federal Communications Commission (FCC), in consumer class action defense and in federal and state courts.

KB&G’s attorneys counsel clients regarding the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Telemarketing Sales Rule and the FTC Act, and have defended private actions and class actions brought under the TCPA, the FTC Act, California’s anti-spam law, and numerous states’ deceptive marketing laws, as well as in mobile and landline “cramming” litigation.

The firm also works with clients to protect their telecommunication and Internet-related trademark and copyright rights, including by issuing takedown notices under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. KB&G has represented on-line advertising service providers, MMO and RPG developers, and numerous on-line companies in litigations, including under the Lanham Act and state unfair competition laws. The firm’s attorneys also represent clients in copyright disputes with Getty Images and disputes with, and audit requests of, the Business Software Alliance.

Testimonials

For more than 20 years, we have found Kent Beatty & Gordon to have unquestionable integrity and ethics. The quality of the firm’s legal work and dedication is excellent. We have been completely satisfied with their expertise, knowledge and diligence.

Alberto J. Torruella, Esq.
Executive Vice President, Destileria Serrallés, Inc.

Harry understands business issues, not just the legal side of business. And whenever I call him, I get a response right away. If a contract needs to be written, it happens. That day.

Christian W. Breitweiser
Corporate Jet Support, Inc.

Michael excels in navigating the grey areas where answers (and sometimes even the questions) are not clear. Michael is much more than just our attorney - he is a highly valued advisor and confidante.

Brian Gold
Owner and President, Sultana Distribution Services Inc.

Jack Gordon guided our company and its Board of Directors through a series of very delicate situations involving employment matters relating to our senior executives. He investigated and addressed all the necessary issues. His help in navigating these challenges brought about a series of successful resolutions. His professionalism and knowledge were invaluable.

Ray Musci
CEO, Atrinsic, Inc.

Michael handles all of my legal affairs, from drafting celebrity endorsement, broadcast and design contracts, to protecting my intellectual property rights. He especially shines when dealing with my many “unusual” situations. He is able to quickly grasp the facts and explain the legal issues involved in a clear and concise fashion.

Renee Greenstein
Fashion Designer and on-air TV personality