Technology Law Group, LLC
Susan Colman VCard
Ms. Colman is an attorney with more than ten years of experience as a computer scientist, and has been in practice, predominantly as a sole practitioner, for more than 25 years. She has extensive trademark and copyright prosecution experience, as well as a strong computer law practice, which includes hardware, software and database licensing experience and is actively involved in the local computer law community. As a former computer programmer, with diverse systems and applications experience, she is able to communicate with technology clients in their own language. Ms. Colman also publishes and lectures worldwide on these topics.
Ms. Colman also has experience in the areas of government contracts involving technology development and transfer, export control, customs and general administrative law. She has substantial ongoing involvement with the European computer law community, particularly in Scandinavia, and was invited to teach a five-day course in Legal Aspects of E-Commerce at the International Law Institute in Kampala, Uganda in 2003. She continues to explore business opportunities in Africa, as well as in other parts of the world.
Ms. Colman is an AV-rated attorney, currently representing a vast array of vendors and users in the computer law and IT-law field, trademark and copyright owners, and those who wish to discover, develop and protect their intellectual property assets.
Ms. Colman received a B.S. in Mathematics, with a dual minor in Physics and Chemistry, from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI, in 1968, and her law degree from Franklin Pierce Law Center in Concord, NH, in 1981. She also successfully completely a four-credit hour survey course in Swedish Law, in Swedish, taught by the law faculty at Stockholm University in 1977.
Ms. Colman is a member of the American Bar Association, the District of Columbia and Massachusetts Bars, the D.C. Computer Law Forum (founding member) and the International Association of Contracts and Commercial Managers.
Ms. Colman is fluent in Swedish, and reads Swedish, Norwegian and Danish.