Startup and Small Business Specialist / Corporate Finance and IP Expert
"I enjoyed working with Nate, he is very professional and passionate to get the job done"
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… read more competing business.
- Affiliate Agreement
- Business Consulting Agreement
- Distribution Agreement
- Equipment Lease
- Licensing Agreement
- Loan Agreement
- Manufacturing Agreement
- Marketing Agreement
- Non-Disclosure Agreement (Commercial)
- Profit Share Agreement
- Publishing Agreement
- Release of Liability
- SaaS Agreement
- Sales Agreement
- Service Agreement
- Terms of Service
- User Agreement
- Other Commercial Contract Matter
- Outside General Counsel
- Copyright Infringement
- Copyright Registration
- Response to USPTO Office Action (Trademark)
- Trademark Infringement
- Trademark Registration
- Trademark Search
- Other Trademark & Copyright Matter
"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"
Law Offices of Nate Kelly
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.
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.