Over the last 33 years of practicing information technology law, I have:
- Represented numerous software and other technology vendors, including providers of: ASP services for health care, financial services, and energy industries, and for general business applications; ISP services; online Internet healthcare forms, data reports and services; online Internet sports news and information services; online commercial real estate information services and products; multimedia products; applications software systems; computer software development, integration and consulting services; web site development services; strategic planning software and services; laboratory management systems; electronic forms systems; electronic data interchange software; competitive telecommunications services; emergency radio services for hospitals; database search tools; financial management software for schools; and PC games.
- Represented State and County Government agencies in California, Washington, Texas, North Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Alaska, Oklahoma, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Minnesota, North Dakota, Kansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, West Virginia and New Hampshire in connection with:
- drafting and negotiating agreements for purchases from major system vendors of computer hardware, applications software licenses, and related software development, operations, and support services for (a) child welfare systems (SACWIS), (b) federal assistance management information systems (FAMIS), (c) Medicaid management information systems, (d) an imaging system for insurance claims, (e) an unemployment insurance system, (f) integrated welfare eligibility systems, (g) a custody management and video imaging system, (h) outsourcing of an information systems department's activities, (i) EBT systems, (j) a treasury management system, (k) a health professionals licensing system, (l) child support systems, (m) enterprise resource planning (ERP) system licenses and implementations, (n) a vehicle and drivers licensing and registration system, (o) settlement and repayment agreements arising from termination of an enterprise license agreement, (p) a telecommunications service for deaf and hard of hearing users, (q) a document management system, (r) behavioral health information systems, and (s) other systems; and
- resolving disputes with major system vendors over development of software, provision of operations and support services, and software license and equipment procurements for child welfare management, statewide child support, Medicaid management information, family assistance management information, health insurance, unemployment insurance, voting data base, and education systems, and for enterprise-wide software licenses.
- Represented healthcare organizations, financial institutions, equipment manufacturers and numerous other corporations and organizations in connection with acquiring technology related products and services, including: outsourcing services; managed care systems; accounting systems; leases for computer systems; licenses for HMO and pharmacy information systems; newspaper production and management systems; real estate sales systems; ERP systems; help desk/call support systems; letter of credit software and electronic cash management systems; electronic data interchange software licenses; software development services and computer equipment for real estate loan processing system; computer programming and design services; hospital information systems; document management system; radiology information system; catheterization laboratory medical systems; magnetic resonance imaging systems; digital dictation systems; home dialysis equipment; respiratory care computer system; electron microscopes; medical records system; EEG monitoring system; hematology analyzers; ultrasound devices; budgeting software; sensors; human resource software system; software licenses and services; and countless other software licenses and services agreements from numerous vendors.