PEGGY A. MILLER

Special Counsel – New York

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BIOGRAPHY

Peggy A. Miller has decades of experience solving legal challenges related to information and systems technology and software, websites, online marketing, outsourcing, e-Commerce, mobile apps, open source software and various IT services (e.g., SaaS, IaaS, PaaS). She provides legal advice and counsel regarding social media, IP/IT/IS due diligence, licensing, commercial transactions and contracts, and copyright protection. Ms. Miller’s practice also includes advice about the development, protection, purchase and sale of branded services, websites and mobile apps, establishing rights in marks and related domain names and resolving domain name disputes.

Experienced in all aspects of interactive services and technology law, Ms. Miller advises, negotiates, and drafts materials for new product development, master technology consulting and services agreements, complex contracts, SLAs, website development, software creation and licensing, collection, use and monetization of data, and domestic and international outsourcing and insourcing agreements. She drafts terms of use, privacy policies, screen notices, license terms and disclaimers for software downloads, Intranets and portals, and activities on social media sites. She has also developed internal e-Commerce, acceptable use and related policies for global insurance, financial services and marketing companies.

Ms. Miller’s experience includes advising on the creation, use, ownership and licensing of third party software, cloud computing, use of open source “copyleft” software, and compliance with COPPA, DMCA, CDA, FTC Rules and other laws and regulations, utilizing E-Sign and UETA for online commerce (B2B and B2C), as well as online promotions and free- and paid-entry skill contests, sweepstakes, management and commercial use of blogs, liability for user generated content, and defamation and violation of EULA/Terms of Service.

Ms. Miller served as expert advisor to a NY State Supreme Court Justice providing findings and recommendations related to claims of trade secret misappropriation of source code (adopted in full by the court).

Prior to joining MWH Law Group, Ms. Miller was Partner and lead technology lawyer at a national minority-owned law firm for 5 years. Prior to that, she helped establish the technology law practice at a large global law firm where she was Of Counsel for fourteen years. She has held a variety of senior in-house positions in legal, operations and line departments over 10 years as Executive Director and Group Counsel for New Business Ventures, Associate General Counsel, Director of Commercial Operations, and Director of the Crisis Management Group at Prodigy Services Company, the first consumer online service in the U.S. (launched in 1988).

Ms. Miller is a frequent speaker on various topics, including open source software, emerging trends in technology law, copyright liability, and legal risks of digital activities, some of which are approved for CLE credit in New York and other states.

Professional Experience
  1. Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP Partner, e-Technology & Intellectual Property Law July 2012 – February 2016
  2. Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP Special Counsel, Internet, Technology and Intellectual Property Law April 2011 – July 2012
  3. Ritholz Levy Sanders Chidekel & Fields LLP Of Counsel April 2009 – March 2011
  4. Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP Of Counsel October 2007 – March 2009
  5. LeBoeuf, Lamb and Dewey & LeBoeuf IT/IP Counsel April 1995 – March 2007
  6. Prodigy Services Company Executive Director, New Business Ventures January 1993 – March 1995
  7. Prodigy Services Company Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary 1992 – 1993
  8. Prodigy Services Company Director, Commercial Marketing Operations 1988 – 1992
  9. Trintex Counsel and Senior Counsel June 1985 – 1988
  10. Kaye, Scholer Senior Associate 1980-1985
  11. Martin, Obermaier, Morvillo & Abramowitz Litigation Associate 1977-1980
Community Involvement
  1. Volunteer, Junior Achievement of NY

CONTACT

P: (914) 751-6279  /  F: (646) 395-1936

PRACTICE AREAS

  1. Contract Support
  2. Corporate & Transactional
  3. Intellectual Property
  4. Technology Law

EDUCATION

  1. Harvard Law School, J.D.
  2. Union College, Schenectady, New York, B.S., Mathematics, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

ADMISSIONS

  1. New York

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  1. Black Duck® Certified Legal Specialist, 2017 (open source software)
  2. Board of Directors, Hopeful Tails not-for-profit animal rescue, Nyack, NY

HONORS

  1. Martindale-Hubbell® Client Distinction Award (2015)
  2. New York Super Lawyers® (2006, 2007)
  3. Listed in Who’s Who in American Law
  4. Listed in Who’s Who in Communications & Media
  5. Listed in Who’s Who of American Women
  6. Listed in Who’s Who in Finance and Business

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BIOGRAPHY

Peggy A. Miller has decades of experience solving legal challenges related to information and systems technology and software, websites, online marketing, outsourcing, e-Commerce, mobile apps, open source software and various IT services (e.g., SaaS, IaaS, PaaS). She provides legal advice and counsel regarding social media, IP/IT/IS due diligence, licensing, commercial transactions and contracts, and copyright protection. Ms. Miller’s practice also includes advice about the development, protection, purchase and sale of branded services, websites and mobile apps, establishing rights in marks and related domain names and resolving domain name disputes.

Experienced in all aspects of interactive services and technology law, Ms. Miller advises, negotiates, and drafts materials for new product development, master technology consulting and services agreements, complex contracts, SLAs, website development, software creation and licensing, collection, use and monetization of data, and domestic and international outsourcing and insourcing agreements. She drafts terms of use, privacy policies, screen notices, license terms and disclaimers for software downloads, Intranets and portals, and activities on social media sites. She has also developed internal e-Commerce, acceptable use and related policies for global insurance, financial services and marketing companies.

Ms. Miller’s experience includes advising on the creation, use, ownership and licensing of third party software, cloud computing, use of open source “copyleft” software, and compliance with COPPA, DMCA, CDA, FTC Rules and other laws and regulations, utilizing E-Sign and UETA for online commerce (B2B and B2C), as well as online promotions and free- and paid-entry skill contests, sweepstakes, management and commercial use of blogs, liability for user generated content, and defamation and violation of EULA/Terms of Service.

Ms. Miller served as expert advisor to a NY State Supreme Court Justice providing findings and recommendations related to claims of trade secret misappropriation of source code (adopted in full by the court).

Prior to joining MWH Law Group, Ms. Miller was Partner and lead technology lawyer at a national minority-owned law firm for 5 years. Prior to that, she helped establish the technology law practice at a large global law firm where she was Of Counsel for fourteen years. She has held a variety of senior in-house positions in legal, operations and line departments over 10 years as Executive Director and Group Counsel for New Business Ventures, Associate General Counsel, Director of Commercial Operations, and Director of the Crisis Management Group at Prodigy Services Company, the first consumer online service in the U.S. (launched in 1988).

Ms. Miller is a frequent speaker on various topics, including open source software, emerging trends in technology law, copyright liability, and legal risks of digital activities, some of which are approved for CLE credit in New York and other states.

Professional Experience
  1. Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP Partner, e-Technology & Intellectual Property Law July 2012 – February 2016
  2. Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP Special Counsel, Internet, Technology and Intellectual Property Law April 2011 – July 2012
  3. Ritholz Levy Sanders Chidekel & Fields LLP Of Counsel April 2009 – March 2011
  4. Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP Of Counsel October 2007 – March 2009
  5. LeBoeuf, Lamb and Dewey & LeBoeuf IT/IP Counsel April 1995 – March 2007
  6. Prodigy Services Company Executive Director, New Business Ventures January 1993 – March 1995
  7. Prodigy Services Company Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary 1992 – 1993
  8. Prodigy Services Company Director, Commercial Marketing Operations 1988 – 1992
  9. Trintex Counsel and Senior Counsel June 1985 – 1988
  10. Kaye, Scholer Senior Associate 1980-1985
  11. Martin, Obermaier, Morvillo & Abramowitz Litigation Associate 1977-1980
Community Involvement
  1. Volunteer, Junior Achievement of NY

PRACTICE AREAS

  1. Contract Support
  2. Corporate and Transactional
  3. Intellectual Property
  4. Technology Law

EDUCATION

  1. Harvard Law School, J.D.
  2. Union College, Schenectady, New York, B.S., Mathematics, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

ADMISSIONS

  1. New York

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  1. Black Duck® Certified Legal Specialist, 2017 (open source software)
  2. Board of Directors, Hopeful Tails not-for-profit animal rescue, Nyack, NY

HONORS

  1. Martindale-Hubbell® Client Distinction Award (2015)
  2. New York Super Lawyers® (2006, 2007)
  3. Listed in Who’s Who in American Law
  4. Listed in Who’s Who in Communications & Media
  5. Listed in Who’s Who of American Women
  6. Listed in Who’s Who in Finance and Business

LATEST POSTS

CONTACT

P: (914) 751-6279
F: (646) 395-1936

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