Commercial and Intellectual Property
  • Development of Business Models and Pricing Models
  • End User License Agreements
  • Terms of Use/ Service
  • App Licenses
  • Acceptable Use Policies
  • Content Licenses
  • Data Security Policies
  • Privacy Policies and GDPR compliance for U.S. companies
  • Sales Agreements
  • Channel Agreements including distribution, sales representatives, warehouse and 3PL agreements.
  • Procurement Agreements
  • Engineering support including development of open source use and compliance policies
  • Creation of dual licensing models
  • Open source contribution agreements
  • API and Developer licenses
  • Inbound license review and negotiations
  • Patent Incentive Programs
  • Intellectual Property Protection including advice on securing and licensing patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and other confidential information
  • U.S. trademark registration and advertising compliance.  Management of foreign registrations through foreign counsel.
  • Legal support for enterprise risk management efforts including data privacy and security programs, business continuity plans, disaster recovery plans, and Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (“PCIDSS”) Level 1 compliance programs
  • Advise foreign entities on establishing business in the United States
  • Introductions to immigration, accounting and tax professionals and supply chain experts for hardware companies
  • Advise foreign entities on product liability issues and risk management
  • Localize foreign commercial agreements for the US market
  • Assist US clients expanding business or sales operations to other countries or distributing goods or services outside the United States through established relationships with local counsel
  • Advise on manufacturing agreements with suppliers outside the United States
Corporate Governance
  • Support for officers and directors on issues of fiduciary duties, compliance, charters, policies, and best practices for boards of directors and committees  
  • Act as outside “general counsel” for entities without a legal department
  • In-house training on select legal issues
  • Offer letters and onboarding agreements
  • Employee confidentiality and intellectual property protection agreements
  • Contractor and consultant agreement and advise on limitations and risks
  • Internal investigations
  • Exit agreements, reductions-in-force
  • Policies and procedures, compliance programs and dispute resolution guidance
Dispute Resolution
  • Dispute resolution, mediation, litigation management, and prevention programs including enforceable arbitration provisions to mitigate class action risks, and UDRP arbitration over domain name disputes