We incorporate, structure and maintain your company in Canada and the U.S., prepare shareholders' agreements and advise on corporate structures suitable for angel and venture capital investment.
We prepare confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) to ensure your business plans and rights are protected when you discuss your company with key individuals and companies.
We prepare employment and independent contractor agreements and create equity compensation structures, such as option plans, to award and retain important employees.
We prepare intellectual property license, transfer and sale agreements to capitalize on, and protect the value of, your intellectual property.
We prepare terms of service/use and end user license agreements and advise on implementation in order to protect your rights and interests while ensuring that your users are bound to the terms.
The privacy laws of Canada, the United States and Europe may apply to your online data collection practices. We prepare privacy policies, develop internal company policies, structure data collection and review compliance with United States and Canadian privacy law, including COPPA.
SaaS requires licensing agreements reflecting the provision of a service instead of software. We prepare SaaS licensing agreements to protect your rights and interests while ensuring that your users are bound by the terms.
We represent companies, angel investors and venture capitalists in Canadian and United States financings. Startup financing, and securities law, differs between Canada and the United States and our cross-border practice recognizes and incorporates these differences.
We counsel on the registration, strategic enforcement and licensing of your patent, copyright and trademark rights from a United States and Canadian legal perspective.