Areas of LawCorporate Finance
EducationSeton Hall University (J.D., 1997)Bradley University (B.S., 1993)
is an associate with the Princeton office of the law firm of Buchanan Ingersoll.He
is a member of the firm's Corporate Finance Group.
Mr. Benard's practice concentrates on information technology, multimedia, Internet and computer law.His
clients have included software and hardware vendors and integrators, information technology services firms, computer consultants, Internet web development and hosting firms and Internet start-ups, including E-commerce companies.
Previously an associate at a Morristown, New Jersey firm, Mr. Benard
was responsible for drafting and negotiating a wide variety of agreements, including software and hardware licensing, software maintenance and Year 2000 remediation and E-commerce.This experience includes copyright infringement, trade secrets, trademarks, restrictive covenants, unfair competition and domain name disputes.Mr. Benard
was also a law clerk to the Honorable Arthur J. Lesemann of the Bergen County Superior Court in 1995.
has published many articles on Y2K and Year 2000 issues, as well as on E-commerce, including : The Nuts & Bolts of E-Commerce, published by the American Bar Association, How Commerce Becomes E-Commerce and Year 2000 Problem or Opportunity?, published by the Practicing Law Institute.He
also wrote an article on domain names and a sports law article for Marquette Law School's Sports Law Journal.Mr. Benard
law degree in 1997 from Seton Hall University School of Law.He
undergraduate degree at Bradley University in 1993.Mr. Benard
is admitted to practice in the state, federal and district courts of New Jersey.
Princeton, New Jersey office