Jonathan Wachs provides strategic counseling and operational advice to clients in the areas of intellectual property, commercial transactions and outsourced legal departments. As head of the firm's Intellectual Property Group, Mr. Wachs works closely with clients to develop, register, analyze, enforce, and transfer intellectual property assets in a customized, cost-efficient, and highly effective manner.
Additionally, he conducts intellectual property audits through which clients learn the nature and value of their intellectual property assets and the steps needed to protect such assets from misappropriation or dilution. As a business lawyer, he has successfully negotiated and completed several multimillion dollar business transactions and has served as general counsel to several small and midsize businesses and organizations in various industries and professions. He also manages a blog about intellectual property issues, Friday Factoids. Mr. Wachs co-manages New Paradigm Counsel, a service through which Offit Kurman delivers customized, comprehensive and cost-effective outsourced legal departments. Through New Paradigm Counsel, Jon served as outsourced general counsel for a government contractor, a large printing business, a payment processing company and an identity theft restoration business.
Executive Order Issued to Enable Cybersecurity Sanctions
On April 1, 2015, President Obama issued an executive order that enables the Secretary of the Treasury (in consultation with the Departments of Justice and State) to impose sanctions on individuals overseas who conduct “malicious” cyberspace attacks that threaten our national security interests or financial networks.
Do you represent clients in search of new or additional professional advisors? Do you know of business owners who are interested in creating or improving a board of advisors? Do you have any experience with and/or interest in serving on an advisory board? If your answer to any of these questions is “yes,” you should learn about the Advisory Board Network of XPX’s Maryland Chapter.
The Legal Department That Changes With Your Business Needs®
Are you going through a period of growth or change? Introducing new products or services, implementing a new business structure, or revising your business to reflect new regulations? Maybe you are simply looking for a new way to obtain experienced and cost-effective legal services for several months? If you answer “yes” to any of these questions, it’s time to consider bringing in outside general counsel to act as (or assist your existing) legal department.
3 KEYS TO MAKING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR ADVISORY BOARD
By Jonathan Wachs, Esq.
Whether you are a small startup or an already established business, sooner or later every organization benefits from the outside expertise and perspectives that a carefully assembled advisory board brings to the table.