CyberlawStudio works with New York and Los Angeles startups, existing businesses, entrepreneurs and non-profits. Trained at Big Law and having worked as in-house counsel at companies, we are technology and business lawyers who advise on legal matters throughout the life cycle of a business–from business formation, capital raise, employment, intellectual property licensing, Internet of Things (IoT), e-commerce & internet law, business contract negotiation and litigation, to mergers and acquisitions. Our clients are active in the fields of software, IT, digital media and entertainment. We deliver tailored and cost efficient legal solutions to help your ventures flourish.


  • Provide cost-effective general counsel services to startups and existing businesses
  • Advise on corporate, finance and employment matters including entity formation, equity structuring, capital financing (venture-backed, angel-backed, crowdfunding), mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, stock options, employment and consulting agreements
  • Advise on intellectual property and internet matters including trademark, copyright and other intellectual property prosecution and protection; draft and negotiate licensing agreements, website terms of use, privacy policy and e-commerce
  • Draft and negotiate commercial contracts including vendor and professional services agreements, reseller, distribution and publishing agreements, strategic alliance and partnership agreements
  • Advise on matters including business formation (corporations, LLCs, benefit corporations, non-profit) and corporate governance
  • Represent client companies and investors on matters including finance (equity, convertible notes, crowdfunding), mergers & acquisitions and joint ventures
  • Assist client companies with setting up incentive compensation plans (e.g., stock options, restricted stock), represent senior executives in negotiations of executive compensations
  • Advise companies on creditor and debtor rights in Chapter 11 reorganization and Chapter 7 liquidation bankruptcies
  • Provide clients with comprehensive legal services for trademark and copyright protection
  • Counsel technology service providers and software developers in business transactions with institutional and private resellers and licensees
  • Negotiate and draft contracts pertaining to the development, hosting, maintenance, database security, marketing, licensing, acquisition or sale of technology assets
  • Represent all players in the creative field—publishers, distributors, developers, investors, freelancers, and general audience and institutional licensees
  • Advise clients on the creation, protection and commercialization of digital content and intellectual property assets, including video games, smartphone apps, e-books, film and music
  • Negotiate and advise on contract terms for distribution over mobile devices, TV, film, radio and print media
  • Advise social media networks, smartphone and tablet application developers and e-commerce merchants
  • Create and enforce website terms of use, privacy policies, copyright, trademark, domain name, rights of publicity and defamation issues, and compliance with various online terms and conditions
  • Advise clients on legal issues surrounding marketing, development or publishing tools as provided by major online communities and publishers such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Apple App Store

Industry and Client Buzz

California Passes AB-5 Bill Affecting Classification of Employees vs Independent Contractors.

Free the Work Launches Global Platform for Women & Underrepresented Creators @ Cannes Lions, France, June 17, 2019.

Roads & Kingdoms won 2018 Emmy for Anthony Bourdain Explore Parts Unknown series with CNN.

GDPR, EU's Data Privacy Law Takes Effect May 25, 2018.

California Passes Tough Data Privacy Law Protecting Consumers.

Supreme Court Allows States to Legalize Sports Gambling.

Mobile App SideChef Announces Partnership with LG Electronics at CES 2018.

Whole Foods Debuts in Harlem with Egunsi Foods, July 21, 2017.

FTC Updates COPPA to Address Mobile Apps & IoT.

Kopernik Partners with Otsuka Pharmaceutical to Test Mobile App Assisting Tuberculosis Patients.

Shared Studios launched first Portal in Canada at annual Ted Conference.

Supreme Court Ruling in Star Athletica v Varsity Brands Expands Copyright Protection for Fashion.

Anthony Bourdain & CNN to Venture into Digital Arena.

Sociality Squared CEO Helen Todd to Appear on SXSW Interactive Panel on What #MadeByHumans Will Mean in 2030, March 12, 2017.

SideChef® Cooking App Featured On Today Show.

Obama signs Consumer Review Fairness Act making it illegal for companies to punish consumers for negative reviews.

Daily Fantasy Sports Legal in New York.

Regulation Crowdfunding Became Effective May 16, 2016.

SideChef Named 15 Best Recipe Apps.

Indie Game Organic Panic Comes to PS4 & Xbox in March.

Technology Non-profit Kopernik Wins Prestigious Zayed Future Energy Prize.

2 App Developers Settled With FTC On Charges of Violating Children Privacy Rules.

EU Strengthens Data Privacy Law, US Companies Wary.

Pinterest Loses Trademark Case Against Pintrips.

SEC Adopts Final Rules For Equity Crowdfunding.

Playboy to End Publishing of Photos of Fully Nude Women.

ShopKick's "Invite Your Friends" Feature Not Violation of Text Spam Law.

Unpaid Internships Legal When They Boost Interns' Learning.

Anthony Bourdain Invests in Food & Culture Website Roads and Kingdoms.

FTC Updates Guidelines On Online Endorsement Disclosures.

Reddit Introduces Anti-Harassment Rules.

Offering of Services Alone Not Use in Commerce for Trademark Application.