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START-UP

Client: Early stage engineering service company

Issue: Client had engineering expertise but lacked business experience in dealing with large technology customers.

Resolution: Barney & Karamanis, LLP assisted client in developing a plan and process for approaching and negotiating engineering services agreements with large corporate customers. Barney & Karamanis, LLP then assisted in the negotiations of its first feasibility study with a large wireless company and with subsequent service contracts for design and engineering services that allowed the client to reserve for itself certain IP rights. Success.


TRANSACTIONAL

Client: Marketing Company

Issue: Client had contract opportunity with large brand name FMCG Company.

Resolution: Barney & Karamanis, LLP assisted client in developing contract services and licensing agreements with major media company that protected the client from certain liabilities and allowed the client to retain certain IP rights. Success.

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TRANSACTIONAL

Client: Large technology company Spin-off

Issue: Employees retained Barney & Karamanis, LLP to assist in the formation and business planning for a new fabless semiconductor company emerging from the large technology company.

Resolution: Barney & Karamanis, LLP provided advice and services for the legal issues of the new company including formation documents, shareholder agreements, employment agreements, investment documentation for angel and venture capital, vendor and consulting arrangements, and customer contracts. Success.


INTERNATIONAL

Client: Large software company

Issue: Barney & Karamanis, LLP provided advice regarding the acquisition of a competing foreign owned and operated software company relating to the U. S. Company operating in the foreign jurisdiction, and integration of the work force.

Resolution: The companies successfully merged and the U. S. Company successfully retained the foreign employees. Success.


INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Client: Consumer device company

Issue: U. S. start-up required overseas design and manufacturing of consumer product.

Resolution: Barney & Karamanis, LLP assisted in the negotiations and documentation of the design and engineering service, product development and testing, as well as the large scale manufacturing of the product. Success.

 


START-UP

Client: Early stage Biotech

Issue: Client had developed revolutionary medical procedure and device but lack any business experience.

Resolution: Barney & Karamanis, LLP assisted client in developing a plan and process for securing talented business leadership, marketing and business development team, and a funding strategy.  Barney & Karamanis, LLP then assisted in the negotiations of its first employment agreements, lease agreements, grant proposals and ultimately private funding agreements that protected the Founder’s IP rights.  Success.