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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.

Teaming Agreements

If you enter into a teaming agreement as a subcontractor to a large corporation, our legal team will ensure that your interests are protected.

Leveraged Buyouts

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

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.

Management Buyouts

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.

start-line: business formation

The right business entity is the foundation of the success of your new enterprise. Our legal team gives you the edge in the business of doing business. Let us advise you about business formation.

deal-making: strategy and engagement

Whether buying or selling, the negotiations associated with deal-making contracts should be managed by a top level legal professional. Our team goes above and beyond when serving in this capacity.

protecting your ip

We bring a depth of understanding of the issues that impact your business, along with impressive transactional and litigation legal skills. Our legal team is committed to the success of your enterprise.

on-demand general counsel

Entrepreneurs and business owners often need legal advice on an on-demand basis. We serve in this capacity for a range of businesses in the San Gabriel Valley and beyond, ready to take action whether in litigation, contractual issues, disputes, or in assistance in funding.

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

The outcome of a legal matter associated with a breach of contract, partnership dispute, intellectual property infringement or other problem could not be more critical. The quality of your litigator has everything to do with the final outcome.

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