Pierce Atwood frequently represents and supports emerging businesses. With big company legal issues, but small legal budgets, young companies need a firm with the knowledge and capabilities necessary to give them strong advice and counsel on a cost efficient and practical basis. Pierce Atwood serves the day-to-day needs of hundreds of small businesses, from manufacturers to service companies to businesses in the high technology and life sciences sectors. Whether it is the venture capital investment that will take your business to the next level, the acquisition of a critical piece of technology, the lease for your new offices or the disclosure required of a responsible participant in today's securities markets, Pierce Atwood has the expertise and experience to help you grow.

Please contact Scott Pueschel or Matt Stein for more information about our practices serving clients with emerging businesses.

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Catalyst Program for Start-ups

Entrepreneurs turn to our Catalyst Program to get an idea off the ground, access funding sources, address basic legal requirements for running a business, and more. We welcome clients with creative ideas and disruptive new technologies. We tailor our legal services and advice according to your particular vision and near term objectives. Our Catalyst team members are experienced business advisers who know the challenges and triumphs that lie ahead of you, and how to prepare for them.

Jon Gelchinsky and Matt Stein discuss the importance of having trademark paperwork in order, because undoing the damage of not doing so can be costly.

Andrea Suter and Matt Stein share a cautionary tale of a company receiving less value in its acquisition due to unclear IP agreements.

Click here to learn more about how our Catalyst program can help your start-up or emerging business.