► Technology and Internet Practice


Axis provides full-service legal counsel to tech-sector clients in a wide variety of legal areas spanning startup law, business transactions, financing,  and litigation.

We assist technology clients with all aspects of the legal issues pertinent to running a technology company, whether it involves strategic legal advice for launches or ongoing advice and counsel for established businesses.

► Technology & Internet Practice Areas

Our Technology and Internet practice spans multiple practice areas, including but not limited to the following:

Startups and Formations

Axis represents new pre-seed, seed-stage, and new tech startups form and operate. Most new businesses incorporate in a handful of popular states, which include California, Delaware, New York, Texas, Wyoming, Nevada, Arizona, and others.  We can assist your new business form in accordance with the law and operate in compliance with its legal obligations.

  • C Corps
  • S Corps
  • LLCs
  • Joint Ventures
  • Venture-backed startups
  • Founders’ agreements
  • Incentive-based equity issuances
  • Assignment of inventions, discoveries, and intellectual property
  • Structuring equity ownership
  • Stock options
  • SAFEs
  • Startup financing
  • Vesting/cliff issuances
  • Section 83(b) compliance


Technology Transactions

Axis represents various clients with technology transactions. Whether your business is in the technology industry, or doing business with technology business partners, vendors, or service providers, we can assist you negotiate and bring to resolution a wide variety of technology transactions.

  • Investments
  • Licensing
  • Buy-Sell agreements
  • Acquisitions
  • SaaS Deals
  • EULA Agreements
  • Terms and Conditions
  • Website privacy policies
  • Royalty/profit-shares
  • Exclusive distribution relationships
  • Mobile app development agreements
  • Software development agreements
  • Strategic partnerships
  • Intellectual property licensing
  • Celebrity co-ventures
  • Endorsement deals
  • Managed services agreements
  • IT/Tech agreements


Technology Talent and Contractors

Axis can help your technology company retain top talent and grow/expand their marketshare through strategic alliances with influencers, talent, and contractors. We handle a wide variety of transactions and agreements involving talent:

  • Non-disclosure Agreements
  • Non-competes
  • Non-solicits
  • Non-circumvention
  • Employment agreements
  • Independent contractor agreements
  • Deferred-compensation agreements
  • Incentive agreements
  • Stock options
  • Co-branding relationships


Intellectual Property & Licensing

Axis can also assist technology-sector clients with a wide variety of intellectual property and licensing matters, ranging across copyright, trademark, trade secret, licensing, confidentiality, and related matters:

  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Copyrights
  • Copyright Assignments
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Content-Licensing Agreements
  • End-User Agreement
  • Endorsement Deals
  • Intellectual Property Assignment
  • Licensing Contracts
  • Merchandising
  • Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Privacy Policies
  • Records Retention Policies
  • Software Licensing Agreements
  • Sweepstakes & Contests
  • Trademarks
  • Trademark Disputes
  • Trademark Infringement
  • Trademark Registrations
  • Web Hosting Agreements
  • Website Terms & Conditions

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Did you know that our clients’ legal dollars are hard at work giving back to the community? Axis is a significant donor and supporter of a multitude of charitable giving projects in the community as well as nationwide, donating a portion of legal fees to a variety of underserved needs and causes. Check out at our latest charitable giving projects below, and know that in supporting Axis, you are helping us improve hundreds of lives.