Transactions, Drafting & Negotiations. Draft
and negotiate domestic and international commercial transactions.
Streamline standard form agreements for nondisclosure issues, intellectual-property
licensing, enterprise software licenses, professional services,
OEM distribution, joint marketing, sales agents, web hosting, voice-over
IPs, virtual private networks, network-firewall monitoring, Internet
service-provider distribution, on-line auctions, employee and executive
relationships, project-based consulting, commercial leasing and
settlement and release disputes.
Business Organizations & Venture-Capital Funding.
Establish new business entities and
international or domestic subsidiaries. Expertise in guiding entrepreneurs
in choosing appropriate business entities, which best suites their circumstances. Capable of establishing such entities quickly. Well versed in
the complicated process of establishing and maintaining all forms
of legal entities: C corporations, S corporations, limited-liability
companies, partnerships, limited-liability partnerships and business
trusts in a variety of states. Provide legal support for venture-capital
Governance, Merger & Acquisitions.
Provide day-to-day legal and business
issues support associated with running and developing fast-growing enterprises.
Maintain corporate books and records. Ensure compliance with required
filing deadlines. Manage and participated in due-diligence exercises
on behalf of buyers and sellers of corporate entities and negotiate
the resulting mergers and acquisitions agreements and/or asset-purchase agreements.
Planning & Protection. Experience
in managing complex company intellectual-property portfolio, including
trademarks, service marks, patents, copyrights and trade secrets.
Capable of filing for trademarks and/or service marks at the federal
level in front of the US Patent and Trademark Office and applicable
state-level filings. Developed and introduced patent-discovery protection,
domestic and international intellectual-property protection and
educational programs to dozens of corporations.
Resolution & Investigations. Represent
clients in all types of corporate dispute and investigations. Coordinated
and managed internal due diligence, interviews and responses in
investigations conducted by the FBI, the Justice Department, the
Department of Defense, the Environmental Protection Agency and numerous
other state and federal agencies on behalf of domestic and international
corporate clients. Can help to resolve small disputes without paying
more in fees than the dispute is worth.
Issues. Experience in all aspects
of international corporate transactions, having researched the exportation
and importation of encryption technology of over 50 nations. Experience
navigating the maze of import and export regulations in a timely
manner. Significant experience in developing and implementing compliance
programs that satisfy these very complicated regulations. Provide
training to administer these programs easily once they are put in
place and provide auditing services to ensure continued compliance.