I help businesses with their transactional needs.

Drafting and negotiating

Software licenses, master services agreements, leases, independent contractor agreements, employment agreements, sales agreements, and more. Whether the agreement is with a single person or a Fortune 500 company, I work with businesses to ensure they get an agreement that documents the business deal, and to ensure my clients understand the risks and tradeoffs from both the legal and business perspective.

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Registration and counseling

Trademarks: choosing a business name, learn what trademark rights they already have; and applications to the USPTO for trademark registration. Copyright: I help programmers, authors, and entrepreneurs learn about their rights in their creations. I draft and negotiate licenses, both inbound and outbound. I also advise on trade secret and patent matters. Please be aware I am not a patent attorney and cannot help with obtaining patents.

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Legal Aspects of Operating a Business

Outside general counsel to help with the legal questions that come up in operating a business. I can help with questions about employees and other legal aspects of running a business. I do this for all types of businesses, from software to arts to brick and mortar retailers.

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