As a general rule, many intellectual property rights are controlled by US federal law (Titles 15-Trademarks/Service Marks, 17-Copyrights and 35-Patents of the United States Code). However, as a creative business owner, CEO or President, there are other federal or state laws that can affect the value of your company’s intellectual property.
Business Patent Law, PLLC is experienced with the following international, federal and state law matters.
- Counseling clients regarding strategies for the development of intellectual property portfolios that increase the value of the company
- Assisting clients with their worldwide monitoring and potential enforcement of the company’s intellectual property rights
- Monitoring worldwide intellectual property annuities required by foreign jurisdictions and informing clients of the amount of annuities and their due dates
- Preparing license, royalty and cross-license agreements
- Securing exemptions from the registration requirements of the 1933 Securities Act (Title 15 of the United States Code) including, among other things, the preparation of Private Placement Memorandums, accompanying documentation and Regulation D filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission
- Drafting agency and independent contractor agreements
- Preparing ownership of intellectual property agreements, non-competition agreements, confidentiality agreements or any combination thereof
- Formulating Limited Liability Company Operating Agreements
- Drafting Corporate Bylaws
- Representing clients on select issues before the Food and Drug Administration (Title 21 of the United States Code)
- Preparing and filing the required UCC filings when needed for select intellectual property matters
- Determining whether the 2010’s Affordable Care Act’s CMS’s Open Payments data collection applies to physician ownership interest in privately held corporations, partnerships, LLCs and PLLCs
Without a doubt, federal state and local tax laws and regulations affect your company’s bottom line. Business Patent Law, PLLC does not provide counsel regarding any tax matters or issues – Please contact your tax professional.