Nate Kelly

Nate Kelly

Startup and Small Business Specialist / Corporate Finance and IP Expert

San Francisco
California
Licensed in
CA
University of Southern California Gould School of Law

"I enjoyed working with Nate, he is very professional and passionate to get the job done"

4.9 5
Clear Communication
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out of 7 reviews
About
General counsel to numerous start-ups and companies on corporate, founder, intellectual property (trademark, trade secret, patent, licensing), employment, equity and debt, regulatory, and contract issues. (See representative clients.)

Business, IP, and Securities litigator; representative matters

Sued client's former employer for failure to issue stock option compensation. 140% of claim.

Defended maker of Clearly Kombucha, against federal trademark suit by Clearly Canadian. Summary judgment (partial); settled with client retaining all rights.

Sued startup's former employee for trade secret theft. money judgment, closure of
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15
Projects on
upcounsel
10
Years
experience
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4.9
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 7 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"I needed to incorporate and Nate clearly explained all of my options and the pros/cons/costs of each entity type. He was helpful, knowledgable, and very responsive. We wouldn't hesitate to work with Nate again on our corporate needs"


Posted on May 20, 2015

Work History

Law Offices of Nate Kelly

Attorney

Aug 2009 - Present

The Law Offices of Nate Kelly serves as an adviser and as outside General Counsel for businesses in the areas of Corporate Organization, Finance, Intellectual Property, Contracts, Employment, Risk Management, Regulatory Compliance, and Litigation. Please see natekelly.com for more info.

Aug 2009 - Present

Kaye Scholer

Corporate Finance Associate

May 2007 - Aug 2009

Represented various entities, such as venture capital firms, hedge funds, and banks in the purchase and sale of securities, contract compliance, and lending.

May 2007 - Aug 2009
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