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Business Contract & Transactions Services in Hayward

JGPC Law serves the business and corporate law communities in the Hayward area

Does Your Hayward Business Need an Experienced Business Contracts Attorney or Business Transactions Lawyer?

JGPC business lawyers are attorneys specializing in helping business owners, managers, investors, buyers, and their businesses in every stage of the business life cycle. We have decades of experience in assisting privately held businesses and business owners with the legal issues related to all stages of business growth.

Our business law firm has received the Top “AV”® Rating for Business Lawyers.* Our attorneys’ extensive business law experience and commitment to excellence will ensure that you and your business make the best possible business law decisions, for today and tomorrow.

Our Business Contracts & Business Transactions Services

JGPC Lawyers have a broad range of expertise involving business contracts & business transactions. Our attorneys have experience in handling business contracts, transactions, and planning matters for businesses ranging from sole proprietorships to large international companies.

JGPC attorneys are experts in dealing with internet companies, software development companies, high-tech businesses, information technology companies, leasing companies, financial service organizations, franchises, manufacturing companies, and a broad range of brick & mortar businesses on matters involving:

Patents, Trademarks, Service Marks, Trade Secrets, and Copyrights

Some of the intellectual property issues we can help you with include:

  • Preparation and filing of patent applications, trademark applications, and copyright applications
  • Protection of trade secrets and other intellectual property
  • Licensing of intellectual property of all kinds
  • Assignment or sale of intellectual property


Some of the hardware issues we can help you with include:

  • Development agreements
  • Distribution agreements
  • Value-added reseller agreements
  • OEM agreements
  • Equipment loan agreements
  • Financing agreements
  • Semiconductor technology licensing agreements
  • Volume purchase agreements


Some of the software issues we can help you with include:

  • Inbound and outbound licenses
  • Click wrap agreements
  • Shrink wrap agreements
  • Development agreements
  • Strategic Partnership agreements
  • Distributor agreements
  • Evaluation (beta) agreements
  • Software escrow agreements


Some of the internet issues we can help you with include:

  • Development agreements
  • Hosting agreements
  • ASP agreements
  • Co-branding agreements
  • Cross-linking agreements
  • Advertising agreements
  • Web content licensing agreements
  • Online store fulfillment agreements
  • Co-location agreements
  • Roaming agreements
  • Strategic partner agreements

Software Licensing

Some of the software licensing issues we can help you with include:

  • Source code licenses
  • Object code licenses
  • Software beta test sites
  • Software site licenses
  • Right-to-use licenses
  • Bundling arrangements
  • End-user licenses
  • Click-through licenses
  • Joint venture strategic licenses
  • OEM licensing
  • University licensing
  • Prototype development licensing
  • Joint development licensing
  • Software development and licensing
  • Derivative works
  • Sub-license rights
  • Protection of source code
  • Allocation of joint rights and cross-licenses
  • Maintenance and support items relating to software licenses

Development Agreements

Some of the development agreement issues we can help you with include:

  • R&D for experimental technology
  • Prototype development
  • Software development
  • Semiconductor technology
  • Joint developments
  • Joint venture technology transfers
  • Collaborative research arrangements
  • Outsourcing agreements
  • Collaborative development agreements
  • Advice & preparation of documents

Business Contracts

Some of the business contract issues we can help you with include:

  • Stock redemption plans and executive exit strategies
  • Licensing agreements
  • Distributor agreements and the structuring of distribution systems
  • Real property purchase and leasing agreements & negotiations
  • Corporate and LLC operations & governance
  • Entity counseling and formation, including partnerships, corporations,
    and LLCs
  • Buy-sell agreements and other owner protection agreements
  • Reorganizing capital structures, including creation of multiple classes of stock & membership interests, warrants and options and convertible debt instruments
  • Mergers, reorganizations and acquisitions
  • Private placements
  • Asset and stock sales
  • Venture capital and angel financing
  • Debt financing
JGPC Business Law is a business law firm providing cost-effective, quality legal services to privately held businesses, corporations, limited liability companies (LLCs), general partnerships, joint ventures, limited liability partnerships (LLPs), limited partnerships (LP), trusts, business start ups, entrepreneurs, business owners, managers, executives, investors, buyers & sellers throughout the Tri-Valley and the East Bay Area, including Pleasanton, Dublin, Livermore, San Ramon, Danville, Walnut Creek, Castro Valley, Fremont, Tracy, Modesto, Manteca, Stockton and all of Alameda County and Contra Costa County. We are here to serve all of your business and corporate law needs.