Areas of Practice
Business & Corporate Law
We provide a full range of corporate and business services from assisting our clients in entity selection for their business, preparing articles of incorporation and other organizational formation documentations. Other services include business agreements, due diligence, sale and asset transfers. We also work with our clients to obtain financing and funding for startups and new ventures.
Our business and corporate services include:
We help our clients decide what kind of entity they wish to operate their business under, whether a limited liability company, S-corporations, partnerships, professional corporations or assumed name. We also prepare articles of incorporation and other formation documents.
Our experienced attorneys help our clients with agreements and licenses to protect their interests in the businesses they are part of.
Our work for our clients include preparation of applications for non-profit recognition by the IRS as a charitable organization.
- Mergers/Due Diligence
We will help you review and research the process and needs as you merge or need to decide whether or not to merge with another entity. Activities that include asset transfers, assessments and more.
Our firm works with our clients when they are sued by others or be the ones to sue others as part of their business.
At Essien Law Office, we provide intellectual property services to help the individual and corporate client realize and protect all aspects of their intangible creations and other protectable assets. Our services and approach aim to bring forward the benefits of our clients’ assets under the intellectual property rules. We help our clients obtain patent protection, trademark rights, copyrights and e-commerce support for their business growth.
We provide our clients with strategic planning and counseling, assist them to obtain patents, trademark and copyright protection. With a clientele that includes individuals, small and big businesses, our experience affords us the comfort of understanding and serving the various needs that our clients present.
Our intellectual property services include:
- Patent Law
Our clients invent and we help them obtain protection as Provisional, Utility or Design patents. In rare cases, we work with our clients to decide if they want to hold their invention as a trade secret.
- Trademark Law
When our clients need protection for their brands or taglines for their business or products, we utilize our experience to craft a winning process to obtain trademark protection in the most efficient manner.
We help our clients obtain copyright registration for their works of art, musical pieces, photography and literary works.
Our firm is experienced in helping our clients when their intellectual property (patent, trademark and copyright) rights are infringed, including litigation. Some of these processes include trademark opposition and cancellation processes.
We utilize our experience to help our clients navigate the increasingly-changing area of e-commerce as services and products are provided over the Internet.
Our firm helps negotiate and prepare license agreements and licenses when technology needs to change hands.
At Essien Law Office, we know that our clients may need to cooperate and cooperatively develop new technologies and do research for value. All these require agreements. We help our clients obtain effective agreements for the work ahead and for the protection of their contributions.
Contact our office today to schedule a consultation to discuss your specific legal needs.
International Transactions Law
Our firm brings international experience to the service of our clients, especially as Africa becomes the next frontier in business. Our firm provides legal and consulting services to companies in Africa looking to transact businesses with US companies and vice versa. We also provide immigration and naturalization needs, including for individuals needing investment-related services in the US.
- Cross-border Transactions
- International Consultancy
- African Marketplace Liaisons
- Immigration and Naturalization Services
If you are faced with any of the legal issues mentioned above, contact the attorneys at the Essien Law Office by phone at 651-472-9103, fax at 651-600-3995, or by email to find out how we can help you.