The Art Law Group
spacer bullet pointRepresenting management team in acquisition of Internet software applications corporation, including negotiating and drafting asset purchase, executive employment and technology licensing agreements, and advising on related strategic planning.

bullet pointIncorporating and counseling high-technology corporation through four rounds of stock issuances, including obtaining and defending federal trademarks, advising on employee contracts, equipment leases, and confidentiality and licensing agreements.

bullet pointActing as general counsel for major Bay Area media company on all aspects of operations, including vetting manuscripts, drafting and negotiating rights agreements, risk management, employment law compliance and managing commercial and copyright-based litigation.

bullet pointRepresenting European-based venture capital fund in seed, venture and mezzanine investment rounds in various Bay Area media and technology corporations, including advising on regulatory and securities laws issues, including Hart-Scott-Rodino jurisdictional questions.

bullet pointAdvising California motion picture producer on corporate and intellectual property rights issues, including distribution agreements, talent contracts, guild compliance and investor relations.

bullet pointHandling complex, multi-party licensing agreements for large Bay Area consumer products manufacturer involving patents, copyrights, trademarks and other components.

bullet pointRepresenting individual writers and artists in corporate and LLC formation, negotiating and drafting business agreements, and protecting and licensing intellectual property rights.
Tour De France/Tour De Force
"Tour De France/Tour De Force: a Visual History of the World's Greatest Bicycle Race" by James Startt, published by client Chronicle Books.