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Intellectual Property Attorney
Our legal team is committed to the success of your enterprise.
At Nano Law, our experienced team of enterprise transaction lawyers sees our legal services as a critical component of your successful business strategy. We bring a depth of understanding of the issues that impact your business to the table, along with impressive transactional and litigation legal skills.
Skilled Legal Assistance with Intellectual Property
We identify legal risks and work toward maximizing profitability of transactions and operations of your business. Our Pasadena enterprise transaction lawyers offer sound legal counsel and dedicated advocacy in enterprise transactions, including:
Equity Incentive Plans
This is a great way to retain employees and reward performance of long duration. Valuation, taxation, and securities issues arise with equity incentive plans.
Licensing and Distribution Agreements
As your business grows, licensing and distribution agreements are a way to further expand. Importance issues to address in these agreements include confidentiality, compensation structure, quality control, territory, timeframe, sublicensing, insurance, and indemnification.
If you enter into a teaming agreement as a subcontractor to a large corporation, our legal team will ensure that your interests are protected.
Although this strategy has its cons, it can allow you to make a large acquisition without committing a great deal of capital. Debt to equity ratio in leveraged buyouts is typically 90% to 10%.
Joint ventures are a commonly used vehicle for gaining entry into foreign markets. They are treated like partnership for federal tax purposes.
Franchise contracts are complex agreements involving 3 different categories of payment from the franchisee to the franchiser. They are governed under state law, and the FTC’s Franchise Rule regarding legal disclosure also applies.
These are favored exit strategies for owners who want to retire. Their advantage is that there is no learning curve, as existing managers are acquiring the business.
Intellectual Property Lawyer in Pasadena
Nano Law is where business and legal minds meet.
Our enterprise transaction attorneys are experienced in all phases of the business life-cycle. We utilize our transaction and litigation skills, insight, and strategic thinking to expand your business, forward your profitability, and identify and protect you from potential legal issues.
Our lawyers have been awarded Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® Rating and 10.0 Superb Rating on Avvo. You can have confidence in our business acumen, our legal skills, and our commitment to your successful enterprise transactions and the overall success of your business.