Regardless of their size or density, technology companies need competent legal guidance. Start-ups in particular face a variety of complex early-stage issues as they grow and expand, including ownership and protection of the technology, licensing and distribution, and financing.
In addition to assisting technology companies in their emerging-growth stage, Sherin and Lodgen provides a full range of ongoing business law, real estate, employment, and litigation support to more mature technology companies with diverse needs.
- Business Law: Technology clients depend on our business law attorneys to advise on business formation, contracts and licensing (including software licensing), intellectual property (including copyrights and trademarks), regulatory compliance, employment matters, advertising law, sales of assets and stock, and various general business law matters.
- Financing: Our financing experience includes assisting clients with raising capital through private placements of stock and debt, joint ventures and other investments. We also represent investors, assisting in their due diligence and helping them better understand the businesses in which they wish to invest or lend. Our experience ranges from start-up financing to venture capital investment.
- Real Estate: From acquisitions to leasing, our real estate attorneys are able to assist technology companies with their corporate real estate needs. Our experience includes assisting Fortune 500 companies in their national leasing programs and disposition programs.
- Employment & Executive Advocacy: Our employment attorneys regularly advise technology companies, executives and professionals on employment agreements, incentive agreements, non-competition, non-solicitation and non-disclosure agreements, and founder’s protections. We also provide employment counseling for companies.
- Litigation: Our team of litigators is prepared to assist technology clients in a range of litigation matters including business litigation, real estate litigation, and employment litigation.