Founded in January 2000, GigaLaw.com provides legal information for Internet and technology professionals, Internet entrepreneurs and the lawyers who serve them.
GigaLaw.com was founded by Doug Isenberg, an attorney, who serves as the website's editor and publisher. A former news reporter and magazine editor, he is the founder of The GigaLaw Firm in Atlanta, where he practices intellectual property and Internet law, and is an adjunct professor at Georgia State University College of Law. He is also a domain name panelist for the World Intellectual Property Organization.
To learn more about, or to contact, Doug Isenberg, visit www.DougIsenberg.com
GigaLaw.com has received the following recognitions and honors:
- PC World, April 2004: In an article headlined, "Beyond Google," PC World lists GigaLaw.com as one of the "best data resources on the Web." The magazine writes: "GigaLaw.com provides tidy, up-to-date, and comprehensive essays on many legal topics written by attorneys practicing in the specific relevant fields. Running a keyword search on this site often produces good analyses of recent or proposed law changes as well."
- Yahoo!, October 2001: Yahoo! lists GigaLaw.com as one of the "most popular" web sites in its "Technology Law > Internet" directory listing.
- Social Law Library, September 6, 2001: The Social Law Library -- a legal research institution for the judiciary and practicing bar of Massachusetts -- selects GigaLaw.com as its "link of the week." "GigaLaw.com provides legal information, in the form of news and articles, for Internet and technology professionals, Internet entrepreneurs and the lawyers who serve them," Social Law reports. "Produced exclusively by lawyers and law professors, this is an excellent site for any cyberlawyers out there."
- The Essential Guide to the Best (and Worst) Legal Sites on the Web, June 2001: "The Essential Guide to the Best (and Worst) Legal Sites on the Web," a book published by American Lawyer Media, has given GigaLaw.com a five-star rating -- the highest possible. "Featuring regular columnists, in-depth articles and daily news, GigaLaw.com provides current coverage and considered analysis of issues at the convergence of law and technology," the book states in its review.
- eCompany Now, March 27, 2001: eCompany Now, a media company from the Fortune Group at Time Inc., a Time-Warner company, highlights GigaLaw.com as "a source for web law." "Keeping up to speed on the latest Internet copyright infringement laws or antitrust developments can be difficult these days," eCompany Now writes. "For a dose of legal information focused on the Internet and technology, check out GigaLaw.com."
- The Scout Project, March 2, 2001: The Scout Project -- which identifies web sites with "high-quality content" that are "of interest to researchers and educators" -- includes GigaLaw.com in its weekly Scout Report. "Produced by attorneys and law professors, Gigalaw 'provides legal information for Internet and technology professionals, Internet entrepreneurs and the lawyers who serve them," the Scout Report says. "Chief among the offerings are articles and essays focusing mainly on law, technology, and the Internet."
- Netlawtools, January 2001: Netlawtools, a web site that provides lawyers with information about using technology, names GigaLaw.com its "MVP Site" of the month. GigaLaw.com "is a great resource for Internet legal news and features," Netlawtools states.
- Legal Times, June 5, 2000: The Legal Times newspaper in Washington, D.C., names GigaLaw.com the "web site of the week." "[F]rom a Web site owner's point of view," the newspaper says, GigaLaw.com "creat[es] a 'one-stop shopping' environment."
- E-Commerce Law Weekly, April 20, 2000: E-Commerce Law Weekly and the Daily Report profile GigaLaw.com as a web site that provides "everything from basic information about copyrights to cutting-edge and more complex issues such as the legality of framing -- a popular Internet technology that allows multiple web pages to be displayed at once."
- The Internet Lawyer, April 2000: GigaLaw.com receives the highest ranking from The Internet Lawyer, a professional publication about Internet law. The newsletter awards GigaLaw.com four stars, a category reserved for sites deemed to be "exceptional." GigaLaw.com "states that its focus is to offer news and discussion on the developing Internet law front," The Internet Lawyer reports. "They succeed admirably with a clean, crisp-looking web site that is easy to navigate."
- dbusiness.com, February 22, 2000: dbusiness.com, an online service dedicated to covering business news on the Internet and dot-com companies "before they become big names in the other news media," reports that GigaLaw.com offers "high-tech entrepreneurs a place to go -- on the 'Net, of course."
- WebReference, February 7, 2000: WebReference, a publication dedicated to providing information for web site developers, conducts an interview with Doug Isenberg, the founder of GigaLaw.com, about protecing your rights on the Internet.