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Elliot Zimmerman, BCS, P.A.

Board Certified Intellectual Property Lawyer 
1776 North Pine Island Road, Suite 224 
Plantation, Florida 33322
(954) 565-6996 
legal@cyberlaw.info
https://cyberlaw.info
https://entertainmentlawyer.pro

CyberLaw, Internet Technology (IT) Law, Intellectual Property (IP) Law and Litigation

CyberLaw.Info, owned by the law firm of Elliot Zimmerman, BCS, P.A., operates with an eye towards keeping its members informed of emerging legal issues and trends. Mr. Zimmerman, licensed to practice law by the State of Florida and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida since 1981, is a Board Certified Intellectual Property Lawyer authorized to engage in a multi-jurisdictional federal copyright and trademark practice. He is a cyberlaw attorney, internet technology (IT) lawyer, entertainment lawyer, music lawyer and litigator with an extensive background in state and federal litigation, cyberlaw, internet technology law, branding, cybercrime defense, entertainment law, cyberentertainment law, music law, contract drafting and negotiation, copyright and trademark prosecution, domain name disputes, business law, book publishing, photography, video, film, television, radio, computer and media law.

Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating

Mr. Zimmerman is rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell. A Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating indicates that a lawyer has reached the height of professional excellence, has usually practiced law for many years, and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity.

Chair Emeritus of The Florida Bar Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section

Mr. Zimmerman is the founder of The Florida Bar Special Committee on Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law, which became The Florida Bar Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section (EASL) in 1988. He was bestowed the honor of Chair Emeritus of EASL, and was given a lifetime achievement award in 2012.

He is a published legal author, and has lectured students and lawyers at colleges, law schools, seminars and conferences on such topics as entertainment law, music law, internet technology law, cyberlaw, copyright, trademark, and domain name disputes.

Professional Musician and Computer Programmer

Mr. Zimmerman is truly a man of many talents and is a cyberlaw attorney, entertainment lawyer, music lawyer and litigator who is a published lyricist, composer, author, keyboardist, computer programmer and web designer. He has performed on keyboards throughout Florida and the USA with such notables as John “Spider” Martin, Jaco Pastorius, Ahmad Jamal (pictured in Gallery), Miguel Reyna, Duffy Jackson (pictured in Gallery), Sonny Stitt, Ben Champion, the Ink Spots (pictured in Gallery), and others.

Mr. Zimmmerman designs, programs and has served as webmaster for several web sites, including EASL, and The Florida Bar International Law Section. Many of Mr. Zimmerman’s original scripts are available at https://outerdomain.com and at http://cloudlawsystems.com.

CEO of Musicians.Exchange Internet Music Distributor

Also, he created and is currently CEO of Musicians Exchange, located on the world wide web at www.Musicians.Exchange. Musicians Exchange is an online distributor geared towards internet marketing and sales for emerging artists, authors, musicians and computer programmers. Mr. Zimmerman’s goal is to broaden the horizons for the undiscovered.

Summary
CyberLaw, IT, Board Certified Intellectual Property Law & Litigation
Service Type
CyberLaw, IT, Board Certified Intellectual Property Law & Litigation
Provider Name
Elliot Zimmerman, BCS, P.A.,
1776 N Pine Island Road #224,Plantation,FL-33322,
Telephone No.(954) 565-6996
Area
State and Federal Courts in Florida, including Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami-Dade County
Description
Board Certified Intellectual Property IP Lawyer focusing on CyberLaw, Internet Technology IT Law, Entertainment Law and Litigation

Practice Areas

BOARD CERTIFIED INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAWYER:

  • Copyright
  • Trademark
  • Branding

ENTITY FORMATION:

  • Incorporation
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Partnerships
  • Limited Partnerships
  • Joint Ventures

LITIGATION:

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • Florida State Court
  • Federal Copyright and Trademark Litigation In All Forums
  • Mass Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Defense: civil and criminal copyright infringment defense, including motions to quash subpoenas to ISPs to reveal the IP of a subscriber;

INTERNET TECHNOLOGY LAW (IT LAW aka CYBERLAW):

  • Mass Copyright Infringement Suit Defense
  • Website Privacy Policies
  • Website Development Contracts
  • Copyright
  • Trademark
  • Domain Name Disputes
  • Web Hosting Contracts
  • Service Provider Agreements
  • Software Development Contracts
  • Site License Agreements
  • Employment Contracts
  • Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Assignments
  • Technology Licensing
  • Escrow Agreements
  • Software Consulting Agreements
  • Web Consulting Contracts
  • Web Advertising Contracts
  • Data Ownership
  • CyberSquatting
  • Internet Attacks & Hacking
  • Unfair Competition
  • Unfair Trade Practices
  • Defamation
  • Uniform Computer Info. Trans. Act
  • Computer Fraud & Abuse Act
  • Uniform Electronic Transactions Act
  • Electronic Signatures Act

MUSIC: including talent agreements (musicians, composers), producer agreements, and synchronization rights, music industry negotiation and general intellectual property issues, especially relating to copyright;

FILM: covering option agreements, finance, chain of title issues, talent agreements (screenwriters, film directors, actors, composers, production designers), production and post production and trade union issues, distribution issues, motion picture industry negotiations distribution, and general intellectual property issues especially relating to copyright and, to a lesser extent, trademarks;

MULTIMEDIA: including software licensing issues, video game development and production, Information technology law, and general intellectual property issues;

PUBLISHING and print media issues, including advertising, models, author agreements and general intellectual property issues, especially relating to copyright;

TELEVISION AND RADIO: including broadcast licensing and regulatory issues, mechanical licenses, and general intellectual property issues, especially relating to copyright;

THEATER: including rental agreements and co-production agreements, and other performance oriented legal issues;

VISUAL ARTS AND DESIGN: including fine arts, issues of consignment of artworks to art dealers, moral rights of sculptors regarding works in public places; and industrial design, issues related to the protection of graphic design elements in products;

DEFAMATION (libel and slander), personality rights and privacy rights; issues also arise in entertainment law;

MEDIA LAW, including the following:

  • Advertising
  • Branding
  • Broadcasting
  • Censorship
  • Confidentiality
  • Contempt
  • Copyright
  • Firm law
  • Defamation
  • Entertainment law
  • Freedom of information
  • Internet & on-line services
  • Information Technology
  • Privacy
  • Telecommunications

Elliot Zimmerman is a well seasoned attorney who has a lifetime of experience in the practice of internet technology law (IT), intellectual property law (IP), cyberlaw, cyberentertainment law, entertainment law, and litigation. Additionally, because he is also a recording artist and computer programmer, he is uniquely positioned to know the intricate nature of your entertainment business. To review his credentials, click here.

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