Experience

Bet-the-Company Litigation for Tech Startup in Trade Secret, Breach of Contract Case

Served as counsel for technology startup in bet-the-company litigation involving trade secret misappropriation and breach of contract claims.

Registered Investment Manager for Collective Investment Fund

Sought and secured registration in multiple states for emerging fund manager specializing in advising collective investment funds.

Private Placement and Research Agreements for Pharmaceuticals Company

Advised a pharmaceuticals company in connection with the financing and conduct of research regarding a rare tropical disease.

Issuer Counsel to Health Care/Fintech Emerging Company

Negotiated multimillion-dollar Series Seed funding round for Missouri company with health care and financial technology product. Investors included leading venture capital firms from Chicago and St. Louis.

$6.6 Million Series A Round and Strategic Licensing Relationship

Advised fintech company on completion of Series A venture capital investment round in which more than $6.6 million was raised. In addition, advised client on establishing a strategic licensing relationship to develop a customized version of the client’s proprietary investment technology platform, which the lead Series A investor will commercialize within the Hong Kong market.

Business Development Counsel in Relation to Partnerships with Early-Stage Companies

Counseled medical device manufacturer division’s business development team on IP dimensions of partnering deals with early-stage companies.

$7.5 Million Series A Fundraising for Leading U.K Technology Company

Advised a leading U.K.-headquartered health and wellbeing software company in a $7.5 million venture capital-led fundraising.

Counsel to Meal Kit Company Preparing for Future Growth

Provided counsel to meal kit delivery service experiencing exponential growth. Addressed complex regulatory and sensitive litigation issues with innovative strategies to position the client for future growth and success.

Licensing and Manufacturing Agreements for Animal Health Company

Advised a company developing animal vaccines in connection with obtaining a license for technology to be used in the manufacture of its products and negotiating manufacturing and research agreements.

Private Placement of Securities for Immunotherapy Company

Advised a pharmaceuticals company in connection with a private placement of securities to finance its research and development of several pharmaceuticals and technologies, including immunotherapies for treating cancer.

Guided International Company in U.S. Expansion, Development

Guided U.K.-based international wearable device gaming and payment platform provider in connection with their commercial technology development, financing and U.S. expansion.

Multimillion-Dollar Venture Capital Investment into Gaming Technology Company

Advised an investor on a multimillion-dollar venture capital investment into a mobile sports gaming company.

Strategic Counsel to CEO, Board of Directors in IP Dispute

Counseled biotech startup CEO and board of directors through resolution of a dispute with a former board member concerning IP rights.

Representation in Series A Round for Blockchain Platform

Represented lead investors in Series A round in company building on a blockchain platform. This involved drafting various investor documents, including term sheets, stockholder purchase agreements, voting rights agreements, investors’ rights agreements, and indemnification agreements, as well as drafting board resolutions and amending certificates of incorporation and company bylaws.

Managed Accelerator Program’s Onboarding and Capital Investments for Startup Company Participants

Assisted utility client with onboarding of and capital investments in startup technology companies as part of accelerator program in coordination with a local university and capital investors. Assisted with closing investments in more than a dozen program participants.

Assisted Application Developer with Capital Formation

Assisted client with capital formation efforts related to launch of software application technology related to online advertising.  Representation included equity grants to key employees and negotiations with accelerator program for capital infusion.

Multimillion-Dollar Venture Capital Investment into Predictive Analytics Company

Advised lead investor on multimillion-dollar Series A venture capital investment into cloud-based predictive analytics software company.

Advised Emerging Fintech Company on Funding and Commercialization of Technology

Advised financial technology emerging company on its Series Seed and Series A venture capital rounds and commercialization of its technology.

Led IP Diligence Process with Series B Investors

Led IP diligence process with series B investors for biotech startup, including development of key messages on patentability and FTO.

Multimillion-Dollar Venture Capital Fundraising for Fintech Company

Advised a financial technology company providing robo-advisory services on its multimillion-dollar venture capital fundraising.

Claim Strategy Formulation for Future Filings

Formulated claim strategies for flagship gene editing system and standardized approach for future filings at biotech startup.

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