Your intellectual property is among your greatest assets. Acquire or protect rights to an original name, design, jingle, symbol, photo, lyric, ad, software, or video, so that you protect your rights to use your creations. The best protection starts early.
Services include business transactions, international sales agreements, business formations, marketing and advertising agreements, employee and contractor contracts, privacy compliance, and real estate transactions.
Ms. Dozier regularly works with senior executives, artists, writers, engineers, marketers, researchers, and top entrepreneurs, structuring and negotiating successful business, strategic, intellectual property, and technology-related contracts. Darlene's legal counsel has helped clients establish hundreds of policies, processes, protections, and agreements to expand nationally, internationally, and to go public.
Darlene gained her practical knowledge of technology and business by serving as in-house counsel managing the day-to-day legal issues within four venture-backed software and technology companies in the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley. Darlene continues to help client companies and entrepreneurs successfully navigate the challenges and opportunities of an ever-changing landscape. She brings years of legal experience working with startups, emerging companies, and Fortune 500 companies, helping oversee and support business development and strategic alliances, and delivering successful, practical legal advice from a real-world business perspective.
As a former literary agent with a Napa Valley-based agency, Darlene passionately supports writers, chefs, professors, scientists, and other licensors and licensees, addressing new and old media matters, including publishing, e-learning, video classes, and international merchandising agreements.
With a broad and deep background, Darlene brings a practical understanding of the interplay between law, the Internet, business, entertainment, media, and technology, providing the advice that allows her clients to quickly identify and address the changing legal and business issues created by new technologies and platforms.
Rest assured that your entrepreneurial values and strategic visions are understood and protected, so that you can focus on what you do best…building your company, and your dreams.