Tag Archives: Austin Intellectual Property Lawyer

Maximize IT Company Business Valuation & Technology Startup Exit Strategies

Business valuation of IT companies and tech startups for the purpose of business investment or the sale and purchase of a tech company is often a fine art. Currently, ‘monitization’ and ‘revenue’ are the buzzwords that dominate this topic in … Continue reading

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Using Non Disclosure Agreements on a “Need to Grow” Basis

As a business lawyer in Austin, Texas, a city swarming with high-tech entrepreneurs, I can’t tell you how often I’m approached about non disclosure agreement (NDA) issues. Often, a start up business or entrepreneur asks me to draft a confidentiality … Continue reading

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Pitfalls of Trademark Assignments: Assignment in Gross

Trademark assignment is an area of U.S. intellectual property law where small business owners, startups, and investors can easily make big mistakes. Most people know that they need a trademark assignment agreement, and that trademark assignments must be registered with … Continue reading

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2012 RISE Entrepreneurship Texas Business Law Presentations

Austin business attorney James Blake is pleased to announce that he will host three RISE Entrepreneurship Conference lectures in 2012.  The presentations cover topics relevant to startups, entrepreneurs, social entrepreneurs, and nonprofits.  All presentations will be held at the newly … Continue reading

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Sending & Responding to Breach of Contract or Cease & Desist Letters

Sending or receiving a demand letter can be an emotionally charged experience with many opportunities for mistakes when you don’t consult experienced legal counsel.  If you’re the victim of a breach of contract or intellectual property infringement, a business attorney … Continue reading

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