Shulman Rogers supports clients involved in all areas of Telecommunications, including private radio, common carrier, broadband and broadcast.
With decades of experience, we offer our Telecommunications industry clients a broad range of services, across numerous practices. Because we know the challenges our clients face, we are able to anticipate those challenges and develop sound solutions to solve them effectively and efficiently. Our multidisciplinary team provides counsel on issues including FCC applications, Tower leases, Broadband wireless, in-building radio, common carrier issues, litigation and bankruptcy.
Cybersecurity and Data Privacy
The Shulman Rogers Cybersecurity and Data Privacy group helps clients create programs to identify and manage security risks, protect digital information and networks, and respond to cybersecurity attacks. In short, we offer a practical, comprehensive program developed with the inter-connected goals of prevention, response, and mitigation. We understand that, for our clients in the Telecommunications industry, information is currency, and securing that information is among their paramount concerns.
Dedicated Short Range Communications Service (DSRC) Licensing and Interference Mitigation
The Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC) Service was established by the Federal Communications Commission in 2003. While the service has been envisioned for many years, only now is it being incorporated into vehicles. Services such as autonomous automatic emergency brakes and adaptive traffic signal control are amongst the myriad of uses being planned. As vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communication technologies evolve, our attorneys support clients navigating the DSRC licensing processes and regulations that guide the implementation of these technologies.
FCC Application Preparation Services
Completing FCC Forms requires knowledge of the FCC Rules, which are constantly changing. Shulman Rogers’ FCC Licensing attorneys are right on top of the rules. Since we have participated in every major land mobile proceeding for the last twenty years, we have the important historical background, which is often necessary to navigate the intricacies of the Rules.
Public Safety Communications
Shulman Rogers represents the wireless interests of public safety agencies nationwide. Our attorneys working in Public Safety Communications have represented hundreds of municipalities in their negotiations in 800 MHz rebanding to fighting interference, our attorneys understand how public safety radio systems operate and use that knowledge to make sure the call gets through.
Smart Cities/Smart Buildings
The Shulman Rogers team members who work on Smart City and Smart Building initiatives include authorities in wireless, transportation, real estate and data privacy issues. Our legal professionals provide municipalities, manufacturers and system implementation professionals with a broad array of knowledge essential to implement policies, negotiate contracts and rewrite legislation.
Smart Cities and Smart Buildings of the future will rely on greater connectivity to create a more efficient living and working space for an ever-growing population. Shulman Rogers’ attorneys are at the forefront of cutting-edge technologies that will help make these dreams come true.
Our Technology Transactions team negotiates service requirements, licensing rights and the development of new products and services such as cloud computing, data monetization, outsourcing, renewable energy, mobile transportation systems and datacenters.
Established and emerging companies rely on our attorneys to guide them through the full life cycle from development and commercialization to optimization and protection of their technology, intellectual property and trade secrets.
Clients seek our assistance in a wide range of joint ventures and procurement transactions, including those involving mobile platforms, geo/bio/solar technologies, digital advertising platforms, social network sites, e-publishing and more. Our attorneys possess substantial legal acumen coupled with business understanding to provide key insights on current market trends for technology services.
Shulman Rogers stands as one of a select number of law firms that offers full-service representation for tower owners and tower landlords. Our expertise stems from a pool of attorneys with experience on all matters relevant to today’s tower industry, including telecommunications, leasing, real estate and zoning. Shulman Rogers’ Tower Group represents landlords, tenants, investors, subtenants, management companies and real estate brokers in all aspects of leasing, including structuring their transactions, lease negotiations, build-out and occupancy.
The Telecommunications Department at Shulman Rogers has significant experience representing various aspects of the transportation industry. From spectrum acquisition to assisting with system design issues, the Firm has a sterling history of assisting transportation entities in solving their communications issues. We have helped Railroads, Airlines, Airports and Bus Companies and their telecommunications technology vendors as they implement new communications technology. Some of the ways we help include acquiring the appropriate licensing relating to that technology, negotiating rebanding agreements and helping clients address Wi-Fi access issues.