Founders Legal

Business & Corporate

Leveraging Intellectual Property Holding Companies to Protect and Exploit your IP Assets

Many software and product companies, whether through licensing or commercialization of intellectual property products and services, are being built predominantly upon their intellectual property. Moreover, intellectual property plays a fundamental role in companies’ investment decisions. Intellectual property can be used as collateral to obtain financing, for valuation purposes in an equity offering, and can be the impetus for a merger or acquisition.

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Tax Considerations for Equity Based Compensation Received from Limited Liability Companies

Start-up companies seeking to incentivize founders and retain key employees often present such individuals with equity in their companies as part of the individuals’ overall compensation packages. Equity-based compensation is intended to align the interests of the employees with the interests of the company’s shareholders and investors.

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Silicon Valley Patent Attorney Joins Founders Legal in Atlanta

Kevin Bastuba, Esq. joins Founders Legal, an Atlanta-based Corporate & Intellectual Property law firm, as Senior Patent Attorney. His degree in Computer Engineering has helped him serve technology companies of all sizes, ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies, including Oracle, Apple, Comcast, Samsung, Fujitsu, Illinois Tool Works, Bosch, MasterCard, and various institutions within the University of California system.

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Tax Considerations for Equity Based Compensation Received from C Corporations

Start-up companies seeking to incentivize founders and retain key employees often present such individuals with equity in their companies as part of the individuals’ overall compensation packages. Equity-based compensation is intended to align the interests of the employees with the interests of the company’s shareholders and investors.