Computer Law

The prevalence of computers and their myriad uses for communicating and sharing information demands that the field of computer law constantly evolve to keep up with the pace of technological advances. The steady emergence of new and unique technologies creates equally new and unique legal challenges, and the field continues to grow to meet them and to better address already existing challenges. Some examples of already existing computer law include computer-specific privacy laws, regulation of information tracking methods like website "cookies," and regulations related to copyrights, patents and trademarks in a digital age. To learn more about various intellectual property and computer laws, refer to the various links to articles and answers on this page.