February 2015 Business Law Newsletter

Hope you are hanging in there with the cold days of this winter season and have finally dug out from all the snow left by winter storm Juno.  I’m writing you today to stay in touch and also update you with links to upcoming ENET and 128 ICG events, a link to a radio program related to an earlier MDG event, another link to a presentation of mine for Vistage, one of my articles, and more information that you may find valuable.

1.      Founder Agreements and Vesting: Feb. 3, 2015  

How do you find a co-founder for your startup company?  Who makes a successful and investable core team?  What do you include in Founder Agreements?  How do you manage vesting?  How do you, as a founder, protect yourself?  Learn more at ENET in Waltham, 2/3/15. More Details Here

2.       Pitching your Company to gain investment:  March 12, 2015

Pitch Coaches will provide feedback to Entrepreneurs who will have 5 minutes to present:  pitch practice on how to position and present your company to secure angel or VC investment, at 128 ICG, Waltham 3/12/15. More Details Here

3.       Business Law Update

Robert Adelson, Boston attorney and partner at Engel & Shultz LLP, represents small companies, executives, independent consultants and family businesses. Learn how he can help you… More Details Here

4.       CEOs, C-level  and Senior Executives

Watch my new video … Learn about Robert Adelson’s work with C-level executives and key employees to improve job offers, employment contracts, stock, options, bonuses and retention, severance and termination arrangements and more…  More Details Here

5.       6 Key Items you need in your C-Suite Employment offer

Are you a CEO or C-suite executive facing negotiations over your current or future employment?  If so, this presentation on employment contracts, bonus and equity compensation, change or control  and severance negotiations may benefit you.  More Details Here

6.      Using Trademarks To Safeguard Value:  Radio Program  

Are you developing a brand name for your life sciences company, product or service?  If so, trademark registration can provide valuable benefits even before you go to market. Tips on trademarks for medical device and other companies in this Internet Radio program.  More Details Here

7.       Using Copyrights and Trade Secrets to protect your IP

Are you developing software, inventions or other valuable intellectual property in your business or consulting practice?  If so, trade secrets compliance or Federal copyright trademark registration can provide valuable benefits to protect your IP.  More Details Here

8.       Winter Offer:  Good until February 28th 

This month I have a value-packed offer as a way to get introduced to my law work: an intellectual property law diagnostic – this offer is good through 2/28/15. More Details Here

It’s always a pleasure to get back in touch with you and other clients, friends and colleagues.  I hope the links and information provided will be useful to you and that there will be an opportunity for me to work with you on legal matters in the near future.

Let’s keep in touch! 

Best regards,


Robert Adelson



617-951-9980 ext 205

Engel & Schultz LLP

One Federal Street, Boston, MA



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