Robert J. Burger concentrates his practice in matters relating to software licensing transactions, software development, IP terms and conditions, technical services, website terms and conditions, privacy policies, Non-Disclosure Agreements, vendor/supplier agreements, copyright litigation, and a variety of software, cloud computing, open source, blockchain technology, drone technology, Application Programming Interface (API), networking, database, e-commerce, electronic and digital signature, privacy, GDPR, HIPAA, and PKI (public key infrastructure) issues.
Bob has 23 years of experience in the IP/IT field having reviewed and drafted hundreds of software licenses, master service agreements, technical statements of work, and NDA documents, and having negotiated complex IP indemnification, warranty, Service Level Agreement (SLA), confidentiality, liability limit, escrow, and Government restricted/unlimited rights provisions. He has additional relevant experience as a software consultant/developer of U.S. Army military computer security and networking systems for over 30 years, and has drafted, reviewed, and negotiated numerous Government contract proposals, contractor teaming agreements, IP terms and conditions, NDAs, and subcontractor agreements. He has further been involved in application and analysis of FAR/DFAR rights clauses for both commercial and non-commercial software, and rights assignments for custom-developed software.
Bob has been a guest speaker at numerous conferences and seminars on software licensing, Internet privacy, electronic commerce, electronic signatures, copyright law, E-Sign Act, Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA), Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA), and ECPA topics. He has also co-authored law journal articles on Internet hyperlinking, electronic signatures, and privacy.