Arthur & Associates is positioned to serve as the general counsel to hi-tech companies and offers a broad range of legal services that our clients require for their growing needs in corporate law, business, contract law, technology licensing, intellectual property counseling (including trademarks, copyrights & trade secrets), joint ventures & strategic alliances, mergers & acquisitions, venture capital financing, employment & labor law issues, initial international tax planning, and pre-litigationcounseling. We offer assistance regarding business planning, venture capital financing and international strategic alliances that go beyond the traditional work of a law firm. Our goal is to be the primary resource for emerging, hi-tech companies to look to for most of their business law needs. Our contacts and knowledge of Silicon Valley can help our clients take advantage of new economic opportunities by making the right strategic decisions. We have clients involved in several hi-tech fields including; software, computers, semiconductors, Internet, fiber optics, biotech as well as venture capital companies and international trade companies. Our firm has experience in international business transactions as well.

Business Law (Including International Business Transactions): all forms of domestic & international contracts including commercial leases, sales agency agreements, distributorship agreements, partnerships, joint ventures, strategic alliances, Internet/e-commerce related agreements, software development & licensing, technology licensing in general, manufacturing agreements, supply agreements, request for proposal (RFP) packages, product development & agreements, supply and purchase agreements, letters of intent, nondisclosure & non-circumvention agreements and venture capital consulting agreements.

Corporate Law: incorporation in California and other U.S. States, overseas incorporation, private placements, venture capital financing, due diligence review, employee stock option plans, and mergers & acquisitions.

Labor & Employment Law: job offer letters, employment agreements, termination procedures, letters & issues, and employee handbooks.

Intellectual Property: trademark and copyright registration, agreements with independent contractors, assignment of invention & confidentiality agreements, trade secret & licensing.


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