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Matt B. on ContractsCounsel
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Matt B.

Partner
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Coral Gables, FLorida
24 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL, NY
University of Miami School of Law (JD)

Matt practices law in the areas of commercial finance, contract law, business & corporate law, and residential and commercial real estate (with a particular emphasis on retail shopping centers and office buildings). He has extensive experience in negotiating and structuring complex commercial loan, asset acquisition, asset disposition, leasing and real estate transactions. Matt additionally works on various general matters for clients such as forming LLCs and corporations, preparing various LLC and corporation documents and drafting and reviewing various types of contracts and agreements for clients and providing advice regarding same. Matt provides clients with extensive and timely communication on their matters and ensures that his clients are well represented and highly satisfied with their legal representation and the work product provided. Matt offers all potential clients a free initial consultation to discuss their legal matters prior to engaging his firm to represent them. Prior to opening his law firm Matt worked for many years in the New York City office of a large international law firm where he counseled large multi-national businesses, financial institutions, investment groups and individuals on highly sophisticated business, financial and real estate transactions. Matt provides his clients with diligent legal representation on their matters with a very personal approach.

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Joshua S.

Managing Partner
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New York, New York
18 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NY
Boston University

Joshua is an experienced attorney with deep expertise in finance, corporate, and business law. He offers practical legal solutions and personal service. As Managing Partner of Soloway Group PC, he advises startups, growing companies and investment funds on key issues, from formation to fundraising, stock issuances, trademarks and general business. He started out structuring funds and transactions at PwC before launching his own firm in 2009. He has been a partner in several New York law firms and has founded several companies including a banking firm, a real estate business, and a Cleantech company. Joshua has also served as Chief Legal Officer and Chief Strategy Officer of several companies in the tech, real estate, consulting, and sustainability industries. Prior to law school he was an early employee at a SoftBank-backed startup until it’s acquisition. Over the years, Joshua has helped many clients to launch, finance and grow successfully.

Damien B. on ContractsCounsel
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Damien B.

Managing Attorney
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Forest Hills, New York
23 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NY
Brooklyn Law School

My legal coverage includes Business Law, Commercial Litigation, Appeals and Trusts & Estates. I also handle Trademark applications and issues. I am a designated FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) arbitrator. I have done pro bono work in the Federal Court mediation program. I have worked for companies as a legal writer, editor and content provider. I have written legal articles for the New York Law Journal and the New York State Bar Association magazine. I was a guest lecturer at New York University on the First Amendment in the M.S. program of Public Relations and Corporate Communication program for the course Communication Ethics, Law and Regulation (Adjunct Professor Douglas Rozman). I graduated from Harvard University with an MPA, from Brooklyn Law School with a JD where I was a Richardson Merit Scholar; and Carnegie Mellon University with a BS, cum laude, concentrating in Administration and Management Science, Mathematics and Economics.

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Nicole G.

Owner
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New York, New York
22 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NY
Boston University School of Law

Legal and compliance professional with expertise in commercial transactions, government contracting, corporate governance, and nonprofits.

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September 7, 2023

Paola R.

Senior Staff Attorney
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New York
5 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NY
Universidad de Lima

Attorney admitted to the New York State Bar. Hispanic. Eager to meet client's needs and provide legal assistance.

Matthew K. on ContractsCounsel
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September 8, 2023

Matthew K.

Business, IP & Privacy Attorney
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New York, NY
19 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NY
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Law School

I am a business organization, IP and data privacy attorney with over 19 years of experience, as well as a Certified Information Privacy Professional. I have successfully worked in both the public and private sectors, contribute to academia in all of my areas of expertise, and hold leadership positions with key organizations in the legal industry. Some sample agreements/documents with which I have drafting and negotiating expertise include: Business Formation Agreements Privacy Policies Information Security Policies and Documentation Master Services Agreements Joint Venture Agreements Non-Disclosure & Confidentiality Agreements Software Licensing Agreements Employment Contracts Distribution Agreements Equipment Lease Agreements All forms of Entertainment Legal Agreements M&A Due Diligence Checklists EDiscovery Protocols Legal Hold Documentation Outsourcing Agreements Real Estate Purchase & Sale Agreements Subcontracting Agreements Software Development Agreements for Mobile Apps IP Licensing and Royality Agreements Loan Agreements & Documentation Insurance Policy Reviews Employee Handbooks & Policies E-Commerce Terms & Conditions Sponsorship Agreements All forms of Digital Creator Agreements Subscription Agreements & Policies Agency Agreements Supply Chain & Logistics Agreements And more...

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September 15, 2023

Christopher X.

Attorney
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Staten Island, New York
3 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NJ, NY
Hofstra University School of Law

Recent law school graduate with an undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering degree passionate about the intersectionality of law and life sciences. Admitted to New York and New Jersey Bar. Ability to add value in a pharmaceutical or biotechnology entity and provide a unique perspective to multiple disciplines.

Ian L. on ContractsCounsel
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September 25, 2023

Ian L.

Principal
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Ridgewood, NJ
26 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NJ, NY
Brooklyin Law School

I am an attorney admitted in New York and New Jersey with 21 years of law firm and in-house, complex litigation, appellate, and counseling experience. I am admitted in the New York U.S. District Courts and several U.S. Courts of Appeals. I have handled white collar litigation and other complex litigation matters. I have extensive insurance coverage, antitrust, contract, and internal investigations experience, and securities law and financial-services litigation experience. I was a candidate for the U.S. Senate in New Jersey 2011.

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October 4, 2023

Angela P.

Attorney
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NY & FL
21 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NY
New York Law School

I am an experienced New York Real Estate Attorney and Florida Licensed Title Agent with extensive knowledge in the Real Estate industry. With more than 20 + years and over 2500 closed transactions, I have become an expert at accurately assessing realtors', lenders' & investors' needs and proposing/implementing viable solutions that bring value to them. I focus on real estate settlement services, education, and training of real estate professionals. I am also skilled working with high-end clients, managing large and complex projects, building solid relationships, effectively and creatively solving complex issues, producing results under stress all with impeccable customer service.

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November 15, 2023

Francine L.

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New York, New York
36 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NY
Quinnipiac University School of Law

I am a multi-degreed attorney with more than 17 years of criminal trial experience and more than 15 as a general legal consultant. I'm licensed to practice in New York State.

Muhammad Yar L. on ContractsCounsel
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November 16, 2023

Muhammad Yar L.

Business Lawyer
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Pakistan
6 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NY
University of London

I am Muhammad, a legal counsel, technology law advisor, and corporate and commercial law expert, licensed to practice in New York State. I graduated from University of London and Georgetown Law Center and have about 7 years of experience in corporate and commercial law. As a As a technology law advisor, I possess deep insights into SaaS agreements, master service agreements, master subscription agreements, and SaaS Agreements, among others.

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November 28, 2023

Andrew R.

Staff Attorney
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New York, NY
2 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NY
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University

I'm a tenants rights attorney based (and licensed) in New York. My expertise includes filing complaints and responsive pleadings as well as reviewing leases and contracts and motion practice.

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Intellectual Property Legal Questions and Answers

Intellectual Property

Copyright

New York

Asked on Apr 18, 2022

Is using a mug or merchandise in a flyer for an event with another company’s logo copyright infringement.

Creating imagery with for an event that has an item with a logo on it

Jane C.

Answered Apr 22, 2022

Do you have a license to use the intellectual property? Consult with an attorney.

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Intellectual Property

Joint Agreement

California

Asked on Mar 21, 2023

Can a JV hold patents?

I am currently exploring the possibility of forming a joint venture (JV) with another company in my industry. As part of our business plan, we are considering the development of new products and technologies that may be patentable. However, I am unsure if a JV has the legal capacity to hold patents and protect our intellectual property rights. Therefore, I would like to seek advice from a lawyer on this matter.

Jane D.

Answered Apr 14, 2023

As a legal entity, a joint venture (JV) can own a patent. Given the temporary nature of JVs and the fact that there will be multiple owners of any patents, there is a complex mix of intellectual property (IP) ownership rights, dispute resolution, and enforcement issues that need to be agreed upon in order to properly protect everyone's intellectual property rights. Consideration will need to be given to what IP ownership and rights will look like during and after the JV and it may be easier to have both companies listed as the patent authors for inventions from the outset (versus naming the JV as the author). A joint IP agreement is the best solution to outline the rights of each party, the process for developing patentable technologies sufficient to be a patent author, filing and prosecuting patents, and future licensing and exploitation of the patent.

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Intellectual Property

Asset Purchase Agreement

North Carolina

Asked on Oct 11, 2023

How are intellectual properties handled in an asset purchase agreement?

I am looking to purchase a business that includes intellectual property and I want to ensure that it is properly handled in the asset purchase agreement. I am concerned that the intellectual property may not be properly transferred to me in the agreement and I want to make sure that the agreement is legally binding and that I will be the rightful owner of the intellectual property after the purchase.

N'kia N.

Answered Oct 17, 2023

Although not necessarily required, the parties to an asset purchase agreement oftentimes find that it is in their best interests to work with a knowledgeable intellectual property attorney. The attorney can negotiate and draft the parts of the agreement that pertain specifically to intellectual property. The attorney can also assist with the parts of the agreement that do not appear to affect intellectual property but have the potential to. If you are considering an asset purchase agreement that involves intellectual property, you should also consider hiring an intellectual property attorney.

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Intellectual Property

Independent Contractor Agreement

North Carolina

Asked on Nov 10, 2023

How to address IP rights in contractor agreements?

I am an entrepreneur who has recently started a business and is looking to hire independent contractors to help with my operations. I want to make sure that I have a clear understanding of the Intellectual Property rights associated with this agreement, so that I can ensure that any IP created by the contractors is legally protected.

N'kia N.

Answered Nov 14, 2023

A business has multiple options for protecting its intellectual property when working with an independent contractor. For a few examples: 1. A "work made for hire" agreement or clause can establish that the business is the owner of intellectual property that the independent contractor creates. 2. A confidentiality or non-disclosure agreement or clause can require the independent contractor to maintain the confidentiality (and limit or prohibit the independent contractor's disclosure) of the business' confidential or proprietary information. This can include the business' trade secrets (one type of intellectual property), as well as other information that might not rise to the level of trade secrets. 3. A non-competition agreement or clause can prohibit the independent contractor from using, or allowing someone else to use, the business' intellectual property to compete with the business. An independent contractor agreement with intellectual property considerations could implicate various federal and state-specific laws. A knowledgeable North Carolina attorney should be able to help you with an independent contractor agreement that complies with all the applicable laws. To ensure that you have a clear understanding of the intellectual property rights associated with your independent contractor agreement, you should consult with a knowledgeable attorney.

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Intellectual Property

Patent Application

Virginia

Asked on Mar 11, 2023

I have a dresser I made, I understand one can not copyright a dresser.my dresser I want to get a design copyright.

I have a dresser I made, I like the design of the dresser. I would like to get a design copyright if I can.

Jane C.

Answered Mar 14, 2023

You will need a design patent

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