Complete Business Counsel For Privately Held Companies

Practice Areas

Startup Company Services

DPA assists founders and their start-up companies with entry strategies, angel funding, intellectual property rights protection, growth financings, and exit mechanisms. We offer fixed fee incorporations for new companies. Our Silicon Valley-based … Read More


DPA Law APC assists clients in San Jose, Silicon Valley, and from off-shore locations with all aspects of corporation organization and maintenance under the laws of the states of California, Delaware and Nevada. This support includes the initial choi… Read More

Business Contracts & Intellectual Property Agreements

DPA Law APC drafts and assists clients with the negotiation of business contracts related to the development, ownership, acquisition, distribution, licensing, marketing, and sale of products, technology, intellectual property (IP) and related servic… Read More

Corporate Counsel Business Services

Certain of DPA’s emerging company and small business clients retain us as outside general counsel to help with day-to-day legal work. This arrangement provides the client with rapid access as needed to a lead business attorney familiar with the c… Read More

Business Litigation, Arbitration & Mediation

DPA’s lawyers have managed and resolved more than 150 business disputes through negotiation, mediation, arbitration and, when appropriate, litigation and trial. When it benefits our client, DPA can be very creative in structuring resolutions that a… Read More

Mergers & Acquisitions / Business Purchases & Sales

DPA Law APC represents both acquiring and selling companies in business sales, asset sales, mergers and acquisitions. We have represented clients in M & A transactions involving both privately held and publicly traded acquirers in roll-up transac… Read More

Venture Capital & Angel Investment Transactions

San Jose’s DPA Law APC helps investors, startup technology and internet media companies raise or invest money through private placement equity and convertible debt venture financing transactions. We facilitate due diligence and structure and docume… Read More

Trade Secret Protection & Employee Mobility

DPA Law APC counsels business clients and provides the contract drafting and review services necessary to leverage and protect key proprietary information and processes as protectable trade secrets. This extends to incoming employment, independent co… Read More

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