Startup Law Attorney:
Business Formation, Compliance, Contracts & Negotiations

One of the most important (if not the most important) relationships startups establish is with their lawyers.

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Kelly / Warner's top-rated attorneys guide startups and emerging companies
through all growth phases.

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Some small- to medium-sized businesses may fear the costs associated with legal consultations. But experience consistently proves that early legal guidance is significantly less expensive than cleaning up messes caused by pitfalls that await parties who skip legal compliance checks.

Using an attorney to get all your proverbial ducks in a row is the safest, smartest, and most cost-effective option in the long run.

Building Your Startup’s Foundation In A Digital World

Sole Proprietorship - Limited Liability Company – Corporation – Partnership

Which one best suits your needs? Our team will do a full assessment of your business plan and operational procedures, and then offer suggestions on the best formation and legal options for your specific situation and jurisdiction.

Shareholder’s Agreements – Corporate Governance – Permits

Will your business need a permit? A Shareholder agreement? Does your business model require annual public disclosures or reports? Paperwork for special dispensations? We’ll guide you, step-by-step, through all corporate governance requirements to ensure you operate on the right side of the law, while still profiting as much as possible.

NDAs – Independent Contractor Agreements – Employee Agreements – Stock Option Plans

For a business to be successful, protecting the brand and products, plus rewarding employees, are musts. One of our experienced attorneys will work with you on developing optimal contracts and vesting schedules, tailor made for your business.

Intellectual Property – Terms of Service – EULAs – Privacy Laws

Safeguarding intellectual property is essential. Think of formal IP registration as insurance for ideas. It’s also important to use protective terms of service agreements and EULAs s -- not to mention proper mechanisms to comply with digital privacy laws like COPPA, GLB, and HIPPA, plus various state and international privacy laws that can affect businesses, regardless of jurisdiction.

Startup Law: Case Studies, Regulations, and Legal Information

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Carrier Loophole Benefits Behemoths
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tech and internet law blog: Illinois' new online privacy law
Illinois May Get Digital Privacy Law
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Consumer Review Fairness Act: A Summary
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You Must Register For DMCA Safe Harbor Online
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Dan Warner Wins Trade Libel Appeal
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Amazon's "Zero Tolerance" Review Policy
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Internet Law Blog: Yelp Defamation Removal
Is Yelp Required To Remove Defamatory Reviews?
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Trade Secret Lawyer explains trade secret bill proposal
Is A New Trade Secret Law On The Way?
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5 Things To Consider About Alibaba
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Internet Law Blog: Arizona Internet Law News Update
Arizona Crowdfunding Law Update
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Internet Law: Gag Clauses For Online Reviews
Don't Use Gag Clauses To Mitigate Bad Reviews
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Internet Law Blog: FTC can now fine businesses for being hacked
Business Fined For Being Hacked
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Injunctions To Protect Your Business
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Internet law blog: Arizona Crowdfunding
Arizona's Crowdfunding Business Law
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Abandoning Crowdsourced Projects
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affiliate marketing laws: brand liability
Businesses Are Responsible For Affiliate Marketers
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Case Study: App Developer v. App Developer
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Arizona data breach notification law
Arizona Digital Data Breach Law
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