Emerging Companies

At de la Pena & Holiday, we believe that today’s entrepreneurs are tomorrow’s captains of industry, and we want to serve your legal needs for the whole trip.


Our Emerging Companies lawyers are attuned to the needs of innovators and entrepreneurs, based on years of global experience, especially in Silicon Valley.

As former engineers, scientists, and entrepreneurs ourselves, we have first-hand knowledge of the many issues innovative companies typically face.

Our expertise bridges all of the legal services innovative enterprises most often require including:

    • Corporate
      • Company Formation
      • Venture Funding & Private Offerings
      • Mergers & Acquisitions
      • Employment Contracts and Policies
    • Complex Transactions
      • IP Licensing
      • Joint Ventures
      • Strategic Alliances
      • Other Commercial Agreements
    • Intellectual Property
      • Patent, Copyright, and Trademark Prosecution and Registration
      • Strategy & Portfolio Management
      • Auditing & Due Diligence
    • Dispute Resolution
    • Internet-related Issues
      • Privacy and Security
      • Open Source Software
      • Linking and Framing
      • Marketing and Spam
      • Gambling and Sweepstakes

Our practice is structured to be a one-stop shop, where innovative companies can obtain a complete selection of the legal services needed throughout their lifecycles.