Webinar: Top 10 Things NOT to Do with Intellectual Property

Webinar: Top 10 Things NOT to Do with Intellectual Property

“The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low and achieving our mark.” – Michelangelo In this webinar, Robert Kramer our guest will cover how to strengthen your valuable IP assets by avoiding 10 costly mistakes with patents, trademarks,…

Webinar: The State of M&A – Dealmaking in the COVID Era

Webinar: The State of M&A – Dealmaking in the COVID Era

M&A for the foreseeable future falls in three segments: 1) thriving companies – e.g. direct to consumer brands, healthcare, technology, and essential services; 2) strong companies who have enough cash to weather the storm; and 3) companies that will become distressed target. In this webinar, we’ll cover: -Current state of M&A Activity-Bridging valuation and financing…

Webinar: Controlling the Uncontrollable

Webinar: Controlling the Uncontrollable

Accelerated market changes. Increased volatility and unpredictability. Responding to new federal, state, and local laws. Operating a company in the COVID-19 crisis can seem like trying to control the uncontrollable. Yet, in spite of the odds, there are companies that have adapted and are operating successfully. Hear from an expert panel on how they are…

Webinar: Marketing During The Crisis

Webinar: Marketing During The Crisis

Hear from an insightful panel on how to solve marketing problems and make critical marketing decisions for your company during a crisis. Panel will include: Denise Roberson, Chief Purpose Officer of advertising agency TBWA\CHIAT\DAY which develops strategies for some of the world’s most iconic brands. Her work includes groundbreaking research and thoughts on the role of corporate purpose as…

Starting Right: M&A Preliminary Due Diligence

When making an acquisition, it’s important to perform preliminary due diligence as a buyer before making an offer or submitting an LOI. To start: Request financial statements, including corporate tax returns, for at least 3-5 years. Observe trends in cash flow, profit, expenses, and debt load, for example. Does the valuation make sense based on these…

Leadership Consulting: Why it’s the best investment for yourself and for your team.

As a leader, you are responsible for the vision and direction of your team. The higher your position, the more responsibility you have, and your leadership needs to meet the needs of your team and organization. Your leadership effectiveness is determined by the context in which you operate. For example, the CEO of Delta Airlines,…

Honored to Help Foster UT Austin Football Player Development – Go Longhorns!

This week, Constantine Potamianos was invited by Kevin Washington, Director of Player Development, to go talk to the University of Texas at Austin football team about what it takes to get a business successfully off the ground. This was part of UT’s commitment to exposing athletes to opportunities outside of sports and giving them the…

When does your startup business need a lawyer? 

Entrepreneurs are adept at wearing many hats in their business, which can be a competitive advantage. However, this strength can become a weakness when you wait too long to bring in specialized assistance, which is certainly true when considering hiring a lawyer. But when is the right time?

3 Advantages of Having an Outside General Counsel

Many small and middle market companies may not have a General Counsel. Here are the advantages to having an outside general counsel on a fractional basis. 1. You will save money in the long run because you often spend 10 times or more what you save now.We have seen it time and time again. A…

Utilizing an Outsourced General Counsel: Bring Them In Early

We have a number of clients who call upon our firm as an outsourced general counsel. Typically an engagement begins on a project basis, and as we begin to learn more of the client’s business, we are brought in on more and more aspects of the business. What we find is that the earlier we…

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