Practice Areas

Corporate  |  Privacy & Information Security  |  Intellectual Property  |  Startup Company Services


 

Corporate

  • Incorporation: entity selection and formation
  • Corporate Agreements: partnerships, B2B, SLA, Contracts, Inbound/Outbound Licensing
  • Financing: Convertible Notes, Venture Financing, Term Sheets, SAFEs, & KISS variants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Technology Transactions
  • Corporate Governance
  • Internal Business Policies

Privacy & Information Security

  • Privacy and Data Security Compliance, Counseling, Response and Prevention
  • Creating Internal Operational Privacy Program & Compliance Framework
  • Negotiate, Review, & Audit Privacy and Data Clauses in Contracts and Third Party Agreements
  • Merger & Acquisition Due Diligence
  • Regulatory Relations
  • Incident Response Planning: Prevention, Mitigation, & Forensic Investigation
  • Data Breach Response Planning & Coordination with public relations, call center services, credit and ID monitoring services, and cyber insurance teams
  • Data Breach Notification operations
  • Handling investigations by regulators and law enforcement
  • Global Cross-Border Data Transfers
  • European Union Data Processing Directive & Regulation (GDPR)
  • Sectoral Expertise in Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), Federal Education Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA), Health Information & Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA) & HITECH, Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA), Red Flags Rule, US-EU Privacy Shield, EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), EU Data Protection Directive, Fair Credit Reporting ACT (FCRA), CAN-SPAM Act, state privacy, data security, and data breach notification laws.

 


Intellectual Property

  • Technology Transactions & Licensing
  • Trademarks: Evaluation, Clearance, Registration, Maintenance, and Licensing
  • Copyright: Software and Content Licensing, DMCA obligations
  • Patent Counseling
  • Trade Secrets
  • IP Due Diligence in M&A Deals

Startup Company Services

  • “Fractional General Counsel” Option—providing company with a single, consistent point of accountability for all legal needs, ranging from business model issues, licensing, IP protection, and mergers & acquisitions.
  • Incorporation, founder issues, stock compensation
  • Guidance on fundraising strategy, structuring financing and development of investor materials
  • Strategic introductions to investors
  • Employment Agreements, Policies, and Procedures—including equity agreements and vesting schedule guidance
  • Advertising Regulations & Compliance—Content Clearance