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 Thomas Rohlfs "Tom" Burke
Davis Wright Tremaine, L.L.P.
505 Montgomery St #800
San Francisco, CA 94111
(San Francisco)

Position: Member

TEL: (415) 276-6500

FAX: (415) 276-6599

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Admitted: California

Law School: University of San Francisco

College: University of Arizona

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Practice Areas: Internet, Media Law and Entertainment Civil Litigation

Additional Information: Tom Burke concentrates his practice on Internet, media law and entertainment litigation matters. He has two decades of trial and appellate court litigation experience defending libel, invasion of privacy, right of publicity, shield law, and copyright and trademark lawsuits on behalf of publishers, Web sites, networks, studios, authors and journalists. A veteran newsroom lawyer, Tom is experienced in obtaining access to public records and proceedings, protecting First Amendment rights using California's anti-SLAPP statute, and vetting books, articles, scripts and Web content on a pre-publication basis. Tom's Internet law practice focuses on Internet content liability issues, including DMCA (copyright) and Section 230 online immunity issues, domain ownership disputes, online accessibility issues (for persons with disabilities), and online privacy and data breach issues across all industries. Tom's clients include: Association of Alternative Newsweeklies, The Bakersfield Californian, California Lawyer Magazine, Chico Community Publishing, CNN, California Newspaper Publishers Association, Lions Gate Entertainment, The Los Angeles Times, McClatchy Company, Microsoft Corporation, The New York Times Co., San Francisco Bay Guardian, San Francisco Business Times, San Francisco Chronicle and Sierra Club.

Firm Members: Thomas Burke Jeanne Sheahan Kelly Gorton

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