FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 12, 2019

Contact:
Oliver F. Hays
Phillips Lytle LLP
716-847-5444

PHILLIPS LYTLE ATTORNEYS MICHAEL BORRELLO AND BRENDAN S. LILLIS TO PRESENT AT FREDONIA TECHNOLOGY INCUBATOR CHOICE OF BUSINESS ENTITY WORKSHOP

Buffalo, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP Attorneys Michael Borrello and Brendan S. Lillis will present at a “Choice of Business Entity” workshop at the Fredonia Technology Incubator, located at 214 Central Ave. in Dunkirk, NY. The workshop will take place on Friday, December 13th from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Mr. Borrello and Mr. Lillis will deliver practical tips from the trenches tailored to start-up companies. Attendees will learn about:

  • What is your company’s IP strategy and how does it vary by its technology and product or service offerings?
  • Are patent filings worth the expense?
  • What sort of corporate guidance makes sense, both regarding initial structure and how to anticipate funding hurdles?
  • An overview of key issues facing start-up companies including a discussion of IP issues (patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets) and corporate formation issues.

Mr. Borrello concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate, health care and not-for-profit law. He advises clients on a range of issues, including corporate governance, regulatory compliance, commercial transactions, and data security and privacy.

Mr. Lillis concentrates his practice in all areas of intellectual property law, with particular emphasis on patent preparation and prosecution and opinion work in the software, mobile applications, and electronic arts, and drafting and negotiating technology contracts, including licenses, service agreements, terms of use, and privacy policies. In addition, Mr. Lillis assists clients with a wide variety of data security and privacy issues, including compliance with data privacy regulations such as the GDPR, the development of breach response strategies, defense of regulatory actions, and preparing companies for cybersecurity risks associated with collecting, storing, and processing personal data.

Phillips Lytle LLP is a premier regional law firm that is recognized nationally for its legal excellence. With offices in New York State, Washington, D.C., Cleveland, Ohio, and Canada, our attorneys serve a multinational client base including FORTUNE 1000 companies, global and regional financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations, middle market companies, startups, entrepreneurs and individuals on important matters affecting their businesses and personal wealth. For more information, visit www.phillipslytle.com.

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