Chiacchio IP routinely drafts an array of business contracts on behalf of its clients. Oftentimes (but not always) such agreements include provisions concerning the transfer or licensing of intellectual property rights. Chiacchio IP routinely prepares highly customized work-for-hire agreements governing the allocation of intellectual property rights as between an independent contractor and hiring party. Chiacchio IP has extensive experience drafting business agreements involving, among other sorts of provisions, royalty provisions, non-compete/non-solicitation provisions, non-disclosure and non-dissemination provisions, arbitration and other dispute resolution provisions, forum selection clauses, integration clauses, liquidated damages provisions, non-reliance provisions, force majeure provisions, and exclusive remedy provisions. Chiacchio IP also regularly prepares Terms and Conditions for websites as well as associated privacy policies.
In addition to preparing business agreements, Chiacchio IP also reviews, analyzes, and advises clients regarding such agreements. The Firm serves as an invaluable source of independent advice for parties to a potential business contract. Chiacchio IP often advises prospective employees and hiring parties regarding intellectual property, confidentiality, non-compete, and other provisions in employment and severance agreements.
Chiacchio IP’s extensive litigation experience enables the Firm to provide its clients with highly valuable counsel regarding all manner of business matters. Having litigated regarding a wide range of business disputes, the Firm is extremely well-positioned to help its clients avoid the sorts of contract issues that regularly lead to such disputes.