Happy New Years!

From all of us at Nowakowski Legal PLLC, we hope you have a happy and prosperous 2017! Should you have any legal needs in to the New Year, do not hesitate to contact us for your business law, estate planning, or general legal practice needs! Contact Nowakowski Legal PLLC if you wish to set up a free consultation!    
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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

From our family to yours, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! If you or your family has any business law or estate planning legal issues in the upcoming new year, please be sure to contact Nowakowski Legal PLLC; we are happy to provide a free consultation to see how we can best assist you. Contact Us! Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
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IP Assignment and Licensing

While speaking with a colleague of mine a few weeks ago, he asked me if I knew how to assign a patent from his name in to his company.  In going over the details with him, he explained that he had originally patented his product in his own name, then later created his company, and is now seeking a way to acquire investors for his (patented) product.  The obvious problem is that so long as the patented product is registered in his name and not his company's, his company does not itself hold any rights to the patent and is therefore devoid of any value relating to the patent. In order to entice ...
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Investment Agreement: Debt vs. Equity

After months of attending events, throwing out pitches, and courting potential champions, you've finally found an investor interested in helping you to elevate your start-up or growing business to the next level.  Your satisfied with the amount of money that they are offering, but what do they want in return?  As an attorney, I always tell my clients to understand the contract before you sign your company's name to it.  At the very least, you should personally read through the contract to acquire a general understanding of the terms and conditions; more advisable, hire an attorney to review th...
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