Business and Technology

At LennonAllen we advise small and medium size businesses in various industries, many of whom see us as their external general counsel, routinely advising and directing them to appropriate expertise on all legal issues or matters. We pride ourselves on being the first call when any legal issue arises for our clients. Our advice routinely includes:

  • incorporation, structuring and early stage financing
  • shareholder agreements
  • corporate governance
  • establishment of Canadian subsidiaries
  • corporate records management
  • software, trade-mark, technology and brand licensing
  • SaaS user agreements
  • terms of use and privacy policies
  • technology transfer deals
  • contract review, advice, negotiations, and drafting
  • employment and consulting agreements
  • copyright matters
  • commercial agreements
  • buying and selling businesses
  • joint ventures
  • reseller and distribution agreements
  • technology development projects
  • pre-commercial technology agreements

Universities, Colleges & Research Organizations

At LennonAllen we act for many of British Columbia’s Research Universities. Our advice routinely includes:

  • general contract review, drafting negotiation, and advice
  • research agreements
  • creation and revision of university policy
  • creation of university spin-outs
  • pre-commercial technology demonstration projects
  • inter-institutional agreements
  • University/industry collaboratives

Charities and Non-profit

At LennonAllen we act for non-profits and charities varying in size from small community-based sports organizations to large research organizations and industry consortia. Our advice routinely includes:

  • creation and organization of non-profits and registered charities
  • bylaw drafting
  • governance matters
  • development and drafting of internal governance policies
  • transition of BC Societies
  • commercial agreements