"One-Stop" Legal Help
Israel Innovation Expo at San Diego - Los Angeles - Mexico - Florida
Expo's management can provide legal assistance, business devolopment, intorduction to investors and startigic partners. We can provide with creating a legal entity to allow exhibitors and attendees with the opportunity to conduct business both in the U.S and Israel via MintzrEdgeTM
You've got an impressive new idea or innovation that will improve lives, or help businesses work smarter. You're ready to create a company, line up investors, launch R&D and protect your invention… and you need a sound answer to about a thousand questions. We've been there, and we want to help. The Expo partnered with our legal sponsor Mintz Levin who has a long track record and an absolute passion for helping entrepreneurs launch new businesses. We've worked for decades with early-stage companies, and there's truly nothing we'd like more than to be part of your success. That's why we offer our MintzEdge™ program. For more info, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
MintzEdgeTM ... Ready, Set, Go!
You've got an impressive new idea — an innovation that will improve lives, or help businesses work smarter. You're ready to create a company, line up investors, launch R&D, and protect your inventions...and you need sound answers to about a thousand questions. We've been there, and we want to help. Mintz Levin has a long track record — and an absolute passion — for helping entrepreneurs launch new businesses. We've worked for decades with early-stage companies, and there's truly nothing we'd like more than to be part of your success. That's why we offer our MintzEdgeTM program.
What is our MintzEdgeTM program?
Running a business is a long-term endeavor, but you need to get off the starting line in a strong position. Our MintzEdgeTM program is designed to help you do that. It is a package of services provided by leading legal advisors who help entrepreneurs achieve the ideal starting position for their companies, giving them the edge needed to accelerate ahead of the competition.
Step 1: Complimentary Consultation
You will meet with a team of our start-up focused practitioners to discuss your business proposal, technology, current/future plans, and business goals. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to building and maintaining a business, so this step is critical to success — for that of your business and for our partnership. Based on that meeting, we will be positioned to recommend tailored next steps in helping you reach your goals.
Step 2: Valuable Legal Services
For a fixed fee of $2,500 (or $3,500 for LLCs), plus filing costs, we will work with you to prepare and file the documents necessary to
establish your business, answer your questions, and provide advice to Included in this offering are the following:
help avoid common stumbling blocks along your path to success.
Form Equity Incentive Plan and Award Agreement
Preliminary Patent, Copyright, and Trademark Consultation, Including Overview of Filing Costs and Strategy
Preliminary Immigration Consultation, If Needed
Company Starter Checklist, with Consultation on Additional Matters that May Be Desired
Consultation on choice of entity — C corp., S corp., or LLC
Certificate of Incorporation and Bylaws (or Operating
Agreement for LLCs)
Initial Board of Directors Action and Stock Subscriptions (or Corresponding Documents for LLCs)
Form Confidentiality, Nondisclosure, and Assignment of Inventions Agreement (with Optional Noncompete Provisions)
Step 3: Our Continued Relationship
Once you've gotten off to the great start you deserve, we will be here to help you plan and execute on long-term strategy. Mintz Levin will work with you through early-stage financings, product development, and ultimately to achievement of your goals.
Our start-up and emerging company clients tell us that visualizing the long-term is valuable. They also tell us that having a greater handle on costs looking forward is critical to their success. As a recognized leader in developing and using alternative fee structures, we are not wedded to the hourly rate. We work with clients to set up win-win fee arrangements. Ask us about what we've done for others in your situation!
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Legal Checklist for Start-Ups - Just started or thinking about starting a new business? Experienced counsel will help you navigate the course and explore the important business and legal considerations you probably haven't had time to think about.
Make sure that you've discussed the following with your legal advisor.
Choice of entity
Jurisdiction of organization
Founders' equity — allocation and vesting
Books and records
Planning for financing — venture capital or angel
Stock options — ISO and nonqualified
Restricted stock, tax issues
Equity as compensation
Equity in lieu of cash to third parties
Initial board of directors
Role of directors and stockholders
Agreements among founders
Required approvals for certain actions
Privacy & Security
Compliance with state, federal, and international regulations
Protecting intellectual property
Securing rights to IP from third parties and founders IP strategy
Patents, trademarks, and copyrights
Freedom to operate
Employee vs. consultant "At will" employment
Assignment of Inventions Noncompetition
Restrictions arising from prior employment Employeebenefits
Directors and officers liability insurance
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