Our team of experienced lawyers and paralegals at Knights LPC are able to help you on all your corporate legal matters. We aim to provide our clients with cost-effective services in the following areas:
- Incorporation and Partnerships
- Trademark and Intellectual Property
- Shareholder Agreements
Incorporation and Partnerships
Knights LPC aims to become a trusted advisor to you and your business needs. We determine what particle type of business works best for your specific business needs. Your business is not only a career, but it is also a part of your life, and we understand that the choices made in structuring the business can affect its success. We advise you and your business so that you can take advantage of any commercial opportunities, by evaluating your personal liability and tax implications.
Our trusted team of advisors and legal professionals come with over 20 years of business experience and will help to make your business a success. At Knights LPC we take the time to understand everything your business does, and we advise and make decisions as if the company was our own.
Let us help you build and grow your business, and become a trusted advisor through all the staged of your business needs.
Trademark and Intellectual Property
At Knights LPC, our lawyers deal with all aspects of IP/ Trademark matters, from initial searches to EULA, SAAS agreements, registration, infringement, litigation, and opposition cases.
At knights LPC, our team will ensure the protection of your brand, its identity, and its integrity in the market place. We help to ensure your rights are protected while preserving you and your brand’s reputation.
Dealing with your brand’s unique needs, a Knights IP/Trademark lawyer is still bound by the rules of professional conduct and confidentiality which ensures that the information you share in regards to your brand stays confidential. When you approach Knights LPC to discuss the possibility of our firm handling your matter, we will ensure the utmost confidentiality in regards to any information, and we will look to grow your brand like it is our own.
Shareholder’s agreements are used to outlines the rights and obligations of each shareholder. Typical agreements will contain clauses about a resolution to management issues, share buybacks, and share transfer provisions. Knights LPC tailor’s shareholder’s agreements to the needs of the corporation and shareholders.
Our sophisticated team of legal professionals bring over 20 years of business experience to the practice of law and understand the needs of business professionals, by making sure all the terms that shareholder agreements are there at your disposal.
Unanimous shareholder agreement should cover the following, and more related issues:
- Who are the parties (voting and non-voting shareholders)?
- What decisions will need unanimous shareholder approval?
- Will the issuance of shares be restricted? If so, how?
- What mechanism will shareholders use to vote their shares?
- How shareholders to sell or transfer their shares?
- How will the shares of working shareholders be treated if and when they become inactive?
- What mechanisms will be used to resolve shareholder disputes?
- How will the agreement be terminated?
- Can the corporation be dissolved if a shareholder claims the agreement has been breached?
- Will minority shareholders have any special rights? If so, what will they be?
Contact Knights LPC for more information about Shareholder agreements, and how our professionals can help you with all your business needs.
Knights LPC is committed to giving you the most reliable advice for your business needs. We handle the drafting of your business contracts as if they were our very own. We review every agreement and make sure to explain the implications of the agreements so you and your business do not have legal issues in the future.
Knights LPC can assist you with the negotiating of agreements, in addition to drafting the agreement. We assist with the initial meetings, to drafting, to execution. Along the way, we explain to you all your rights and duties and strive to protect your interests.
The SMART START™ Program
The SMART START™ program is an all-inclusive business program that offers our clients on demand access to a solid legal foundation of tools, business and legal advice, and capital funding resources.
For a minimal fixed monthly fee the SMART START™ program offers a block of time for legal or business advice, private online access to a full library suite of legal and business documents and templates and the customization of any agreement to fit the needs of a growing business.
Download our guide to the SMART START™ program here.
What is a Trademark?
A trademark is a type of intellectual property, typically a name, word, phrase, logo, symbol, design, image, or combination of these elements. Knights LPC can register a trademark to protect your intellectual property through the entire registration process;
- Initial Trademark search
- Prepare and file your trademark application
- Address the examination of the proposed Trademark
- Address the Publication of the proposed Trademark
- Address Allowance and Registration of the Proposed Trademark
How long does the Trademark registration process take?
The registration process takes approximately from 12 to 18 months and in many cases includes numerous amendments and correspondence with the Office of Canadian Intellectual Property.
What Can I Trademark?
A per the Canadian Trademark Law, you may trademark a number of elements of your company including:
- Company name
- Product line name
- Service line name
- Domain name