Faegre Baker Daniels represents a wide variety of leading companies in the converging telecommunications industry, including data, dedicated Internet access, local and long-distance voice providers, wireless/cellular communications providers, cable systems, carriers providing fiber optic cable and conduit to telecommunications service providers, network technology companies, mass media broadcasters, and Internet companies. Our reach in this area is global as we have represented telecommunications companies in the United States, United Kingdom, China and other countries.
Our experience includes securities matters, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, state and local government disputes, zoning issues, technology transfer agreements and patent applications, domestic and international joint ventures, employment issues, and a wide variety of contracts unique to the telecommunications industry, such as indefeasible right of use (IRU) and building access agreements, shared resource fiber optic telecommunications contracts with state agencies, vendor financing and other finance arrangements. We also have provided legal services for telecommunications-related companies in other areas such as labor, employment, antitrust, RICO, and securities litigation.
As a firm known for its pioneering work in Internet and technology law, Faegre Baker Daniels is particularly well positioned to serve the diverse range of needs among telecommunications companies and to navigate the complex legal issues arising from the industry's business and technological consolidation.