Companies who conduct web scraping or do business with data harvesters need to understand the nuanced legality of web scraping so they can better navigate the risks associated with the practice and protect themselves from liability.
Partner, Intellectual Property Transactions Group at Shearman & Sterling
Jordan Altman is a partner in the Intellectual Property Transactions Group. He practices corporate law with an emphasis on structuring, drafting and negotiating agreements that focus on the development, transfer, procurement, commercialization and maintenance of intellectual property and technology. He also counsels clients, including public companies, growing technology-driven businesses and start-ups on intellectual property portfolio development. He has extensive experience working with clients in the pharmaceutical, medical device, chemical, entertainment, sports, automotive, software and financial services industries.