Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property includes protections critical to your content, brand and projects such as copyrights, patents, trademarks and means to protect trade secrets.

Corporate

Corporate

Addressing all of your corporate needs: corporate formation, business model advisement, contracts, independent contractors and strategic partnerships.

Entertainment, Media & Music

Entertainment, Media & Music

We offer comprehensive advice regarding copyrights to ensure our clients protect their respective projects. We also offer contract negotiation representation to make sure our clients get the best deal from studios and labels. We have worked with a host of independent film makers and help our clients trailblaze in areas like digital distribution.

Internet

Internet

An ever evolving area of the law, issues with websites, domain names, mobile applications and network management keep changing as new technology develops. Like our clients, we strive to stay on the cutting edge.

E-Commerce

E-Commerce

More individuals and companies are taking their sales online. Tackle the challenges of doing business nationally and across borders on the Internet and through mobile phones.

Privacy

Privacy

Privacy’s dead? Hardly. Let our firm deal with the privacy challenges, whether in product design or in the protection of your individual information online and off.

Art

Art

Practical issues faced by artists everyday as well auctions, authentication, insurance, tax problems for collectors, dealers and artists.

Games Industry

Games Industry

The video game industry raises many legal questions and the emerging field of social gaming continues to push the boundaries of the law. Whether your game designed for mobile, gaming consoles, or PCs, our firm offers a suite of intellectual property services that will help you protect it.

Software

Software

The software industry is still booming, and engineers need to focus on developing their product. Our firm will take care of the rest for you. Whether it is a patent that needs to be filed or a contract that needs reviewing, we will help guide you through the legal maze.

Telecommunications

Telecommunications

State and federal regulatory practice in both domestic and international matters. Counseling Internet, e-commerce and other technology-based businesses with state and federal regulatory, transactional and related corporate needs.

Web 2.0, Social Media & Interactive Media

Web 2.0, Social Media & Interactive Media

Social media rules? Great question. As social media continues to redefine itself, our firm helps clients navigate the new issues it brings with it, including employer-employee relations, social media policies and other critical issues in the digital world.

Government 2.0

Government 2.0

As government goes tech and reaches out to communities with the click of a mouse, new legal issues relating to federal contracting, privacy, public participation and open meeting laws emerge.

Regulatory Practice

Regulatory Practice

Guiding clients through federal and state regulation. Specializing in consumer rights, privacy and communications.

Taxation

Taxation

Federal and California state tax law advisement, wills and trusts, estates and succession. Services for small business and corporate clients.

Political Law

Political Law

Navigating campaign finance and ethics guidelines for candidates and campaign committees with the FPPC and FEC. Advising political candidates and campaigns on intellectual property and emerging legal issues for campaigns in the digital age, such as mobile fundraising.

First Amendment

First Amendment

Balancing the right to free speech and expression with the legal limitations, such as defamation claims, domain name issues and fair use.

Non-Profit Organizations

Non-Profit Organizations

Representing non-profit organizations in formation and fundraising. Guiding social enterprises.

Emerging Businesses

Emerging Businesses

We love startups. Our firm is committed to taking our clients from two developers in a garage to vital and sustainable businesses. Some of our featured offerings include: Financing-Seed/Angel/Venture/PE and Securities Regulation.