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You are familiar with the challenges of being an entrepreneur: the long days and nights spent building your business from the ground up and the sacrifices to make your dream become reality.

A solid legal foundation will fuel your development, growth and expansion plans. We put mechanisms in place to minimize risk.

Let us incorporate your business, protect your intellectual property and draft a shareholders agreement so that you can get organized, raise money and gain credibility to expand your business. 

Our Startup Suites

We offer a Startup Suites package which is intended to give your business a firmer legal footing. The package includes:

  • Initial Meeting
  • Federal or Ontario incorporation, including:
    • director and shareholder resolutions
    • articles and bylaws
    • subscription agreements and share certificates
    • director, officer and shareholder registers
    • your minute book
  • Access to basic confidentiality, non-disclosure and IP transfer agreements
  • Form of employment or consultant agreement
  • 2 hours of IP consultation
  • 2 hours of corporate law consultation

You will also gain access to our firm’s local, regional, national and international connections in the legal, banking and venture capital communities, as well as agreement precedents.

Leverage Our Expertise for Your Business

We have worked with thousands of businesses, ranging from startups to major multinationals. Our experts will walk you through the entire process so you understand exactly what is taking place and why. As your business grows and expands, we will continue to be there for you every step of the way.

Protect Your Intellectual Property

We work closely to provide a full range of services in IP procurement, litigation, technology transfer and corporate transactions in connection with all forms of IP, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, industrial designs, trade secrets and domain names.

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