Mark W. Ishman, Esq.

Mr. Ishman's practice concentrates on advising both high-tech and brick and mortar companies in connection with Internet, e-commerce, cyberlaw, intellectual property, corporate transactional, computer security, privacy ecommerce, and employment matters. He has over 13 years of experience in the legal industry, either as an attorney, paralegal or law clerk.

His article, “Computer Crimes and the Respondeat Superior Doctrine: Employers Beware”, was published in the July 2002 issue of the Boston University Journal of Science & Technology Law. Mr. Ishman is also the co-author of "Trends in U.S. Copyright Law: Adopting to the Cyber Revolution", which appeared in the April 2000 issue of Copyright World.

Mr. Ishman has spoken on legal issues connected to internet law, cyberlaw, e-commerce law, electronic contracting, intellectual property protection, licensing and data privacy. He is an active member in the Intellectual Property, Science and Technology & Business Law sections of the American Bar Association and North Carolina Bar Association. Mr. Ishman is also a committed member in the Licensing Executive Society, Computer Law Association and Copyright Society of the USA, as well as an energetic advocate for online merchants.

Bar Admission:

North Carolina, 2001


John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL 2001
Masters of Law in Information Technology & Privacy Law

John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL 2001
Juris Doctorate


E-Commerce Law, Internet Law, Intellectual Property Licensing, Copyright Law, Trademark Law, Trade Secret Law, Cyberlaw, Ecommerce Law, Transborder Data Law, Privacy Law, Unsolicited Commercial E-Mail (SPAM), Computer Crime Law & Policy, Business Law, Commercial Transactions, Employment Law, Residential Real Estate and Wills and Trusts.

Published Articles

Computer Crimes and the Respondeat Superior Doctrine: Employers Beware, B.U.J. SCI. & TECH. L., (July 2000) -
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Trends in U.S. Copyright Law: Adopting to the Cyber Revolution,

A Consumer’s Analysis of the Electronic Currency System & the Legal Ramifications for a Transaction Gone Awry,


American Bar Association (Intellectual Property, Science and Technology & Business Law)
North Carolina Bar Association (Intellectual Property & Business Law);
Licensing Executive Society
Computer Law Association
Copyright Society of the USA

Speaking Engagements

Legal Panelist at the Search Engine Strategies 2004 in Chicago, Illinois.

Monthly Lecturer at North Carolina’s Fast Trac program, focusing on various legal issues of starting a new online business.
Presented CLE seminars through Lorman Educational Services at locations throughout North Carolina focusing on the Respondeat Superior doctrine as it relates to technology in the workplace.

Assist the State of West Virginia in drafting an online fraud bill that will impose major ramifications to cybershoplifters. Weekly co-host of “Computers 2K5” at 850 The Buzz AM Radio

For free initial legal consultation with an internet lawyer, ecommerce lawyer, cyberlaw lawyer or lawyer in another related field please contact Mark W. Ishman, Attorney at Law, at (919)-468-3266 or fill out our contact form online.