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David Bennett

David Bennett

Business and Intellectual Property Attorney

Santa Monica
California
Licensed in
CA
Pepperdine University
School of Law
5.0 5
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About
Transactional business attorney with a focus in intellectual property. I am a partner of a law firm focused on helping entrepreneurs, startups, and creative-types launch their business, grow their brand, and protect their ideas. We keep our overhead low so that we can pass savings directly to our clients, and so that we can focus more on developing meaningful relationships with the people we work with.
1
Year
experience

Practice Areas

Client Reviews

5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

""Just starting my business and couldn't have done it without Verhagen Bennett! Very thorough, knowledgeable and helpful. I hope to work with them again and would highly recommend them to anyone seeking legal advice! You guys rock.""

Entity Formation
Posted on Mar 16, 2017
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""...David helped me with a Master Service Agreement for my new consulting business. Turnaround time was quick, less than 24 hours. Very easy to work with and clearly a knowledgeable resource. Highly recommend, and will continue to use their services in the future.""

Master Service Agreement
Posted on Mar 16, 2017

Work History

New Idea Software

Business and Legal Consultant

Apr 2015 - May 2016

- Drafted and maintained corporate documents and records
- Conducted agriculture and UAV market research and analysis
- Maintained company intellectual property portfolio
- Drafted and reviewed: Asset Purchase Agreements, Consulting Agreements, Corporate Bylaws, Distribution Agreements, Employee Handbooks, IP Development Agreements, Partnership Agreements, Shareholder Agreements

Apr 2015 - May 2016

PRS for Music

In-House Legal Intern

Sep 2014 - Dec 2014

- Provided legal assistance and conducted research for the in-house departments of the United Kingdom's largest copyright collective.
- Aided in the facilitation of a joint venture among international copyright collection societies by drafting Non-Disclosure Agreements, participating in trademark negotiation, and tailoring Arbitration Agreements.

Sep 2014 - Dec 2014

US Bankruptcy Courts

Judicial Extern

May 2014 - Aug 2014

• Drafted tentative rulings on motions, including: Motions for Default Judgment, Motions to Dismiss, Motions for Sanctions, Motions to Reopen Bankruptcy Case, Motions to Appoint Receiver, Motions for Contempt, Motions to Disgorge Attorney’s Fees.
• Reviewed motions and researched relevant case law and bankruptcy codes for each case.
• Observed bankruptcy hearings and trials.

May 2014 - Aug 2014

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