As your technology company grows and changes, you need a law firm that can be right there with you, championing your growth and guiding you through the hurdles. For decades, Mintz Levin has provided creative and entrepreneurial counsel for tech companies of all types and sizes and covering the full spectrum of legal services. We understand the legal issues that tech companies need to address to maximize their potential.
We have represented leading-edge companies across all their life cycle needs, from early stage through growth capital to M&A transactions and IPOs, and addressed such issues as privacy, data security, and raising capital online. Our clients include companies in the FinTech, AdTech, EdTech, Internet, security, robotics, media, and social media sectors, among others.
Capital Raising & Transactional Matters
Our clients include tech entrepreneurs, investors, and corporations that have brought to market the ideas that have changed the ways we communicate, work, and are entertained. We’ve helped countless tech companies grow, and as your business grows or changes, we can assist you along the way, even representing you in sophisticated mergers, acquisitions, public offerings, and other debt and equity financing transactions. As well, our attorneys routinely handle collaborative financial agreements involving co-branding, development, licensing, procurement, and distribution.
In the communications sector, knowing what’s ahead can help you thrive in a business environment that is constantly changing. Because our attorneys are deeply involved with the rules, regulations, and business challenges in the communications industry on behalf of our clients, we can help you translate changes in your industry into opportunities. We represent entrepreneurs, developers, established entities, and venture capitalists doing business in the wireless, wireline, satellite, digital and social media, mobile media, apps, cable, and cloud computing markets. Our capabilities cover all the issues faced by established businesses as well as those involved in innovative and emerging technologies.
Cybersecurity Risk Management
In a world where cyber attacks and data breaches are increasing, we work with companies across a broad swath of industries to keep data safe and protected.
Data Center Real Estate
In addition to our traditional real estate practice, where we help clients buy, sell, rent, develop, and finance corporate facilities, we can also assist you with the real estate specifics of your industry sector, such as the development, leasing, and sale of data centers and collocation facilities.
We can assist you with everything from day-to-day human resources issues and policies as well as employment disputes and personnel issues that arise during mergers, acquisitions, or other transactions. Mintz Levin’s employment counsel is comprehensive, spanning routine employment matters as well as trade secret issues and litigation. We can be a resource for you or your human resources department to call on for advice as well as to conduct trainings, draft employment and noncompete agreements and HR policies, negotiate with labor unions, provide advice on staffing and outsourcing issues, and assist with benefits and executive compensation arrangements, and more.
We have deep experience with intellectual property matters in the software and technology markets, and we can be your single point of contact for securing, protecting, and defending your business’s intellectual property rights throughout the world. We can assist you with registering and protecting patents, copyrights, trademarks, and domain names as well as help you negotiate licensing and technology transfer agreements. When a dispute or possible patent infringement arises, you will work with attorneys who are not only experienced litigators, but who also understand the technology behind your patent.
In a dispute, business or patent related, you want the best representation possible. That’s why we remain focused on what’s best for you and your business while aggressively defending you. You will have a dedicated team who will manage your case efficiently and effectively and remain in close contact with you. Among the patent litigation we have handled are cases involving software, microprocessors, electronics, digital imaging, network hardware, satellite television systems. We have represented clients in federal and state courts, in arbitrations, and before federal and state regulatory agencies.
Our attorneys will work with you at any stage of your project that is being outsourced. We can help you plan your projects ahead by doing the legal work associated with structuring RFPs, providing counsel during your bid evaluation process, and assist in the negotion of outsourcing contracts. We have a bench of technology attorneys who are well versed in the legal issues that need to be addressed when outsourcing technology projects, and we can handle everything including advising on the structure of IT integration and transition and drafting business requirement documents. Our counsel on technology outsourcing is backed by years of experience in technology and IT transactions for companies of all sizes, from start-ups to multibillion-dollar financial institutions.
Privacy & Security
Data privacy and cyber security issues have become a daily concern of businesses, policymakers, and consumers alike. Our Privacy & Security attorneys can help you identify security risks and assist you in developing and implementing cyber security risk plans as well as policies and best practices that comply with federal, state, and international privacy statutes. Our services also include conducting privacy audits, performing gap analyses, and managing the investigation and proper disclosure of privacy and security breaches.
Our tax attorneys are well versed in the ways in which businesses in the technology sector are impacted by tax laws. Whether it’s a business transaction or a routine tax matter, our tax attorneys take a proactive approach and work alongside your corporate attorney to eliminate any surprises.