Trade Secrets: Reverse Engineering

By: Allison Zweng The Uniform Trade Secrets Act (UTSA) defines a trade secret as “information, including a formula, pattern, compilation, program…


Equity Compensation for Independent Contractors

By: Kat Zhao If you are an early-stage startup with non-founder members on the team, they are most likely working for you as independent…


Just Updated your Privacy Policy? CA says “Try Again.”

By: Alex Theodosakis After California passed the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) in 2018, privacy lawyers scrambled for the better part of…


Are You Covered? A Starter Guide to Website Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

By: Brett Simpson Now more than ever, having an online presence for your company can be vital to early success. Small businesses have easier and…


Should Entrepreneurs Generally Get Agreements in Writing?

By: Gabe Rosen Throughout the process of building their businesses, entrepreneurs will find themselves making deals with a wide array of other…


CREATIVE USE OF STOCK CLASSES UNDER DELAWARE CORPORATE LAW

By: Nam Jun Park In September of 2020, Peter Thiel’s secretive project of nearly two decades, Palantir, had its direct listing on the New York Stock…


Delaware, Nevada, or Home: Where should you form your entity?

By: Narmada Murugan When choosing a domicile in which to form an entity, the default choices tend to be one’s familiar home state, where they…


Community Energy Ownership; A New Space for Energy Startups

By: Thomas Muholland The United States is failing to meet its energy goals. In the next ten years, some sectors in the United States may even see an…


Federal Income Tax Basics for New Business- A Primer

B y Leda Morochina So you’re starting a business, and you know you will have to pay income taxes. But what do those taxes look like? When are they…


Google v. Oracle Revisited

By: Alex Miller On October 7, 2020, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments for Google v. Oracle to decide 1) whether copyright protection extends to…