Bebchick Law 

A Business Transactional Practice Tailored to Your Needs

 

PRACTICE AREAS

Commercial Transactions

 

Joint ventures, strategic partnership arrangements, IP management and exploitation, equity and asset purchases, loan and convertible loan arrangements, development and distribution agreements, outsourcing arrangements, franchising. 

Business Formation

 

Choice of entity guidance, term sheets, founders’ arrangements, managing investor relationships, finders agreements.

Corporate

Establishing effective corporate governance structures, Board and Shareholder issues, private placement financings, counseling of day-to-day legal issues.

Software

 

Enterprise, Software as a Service, Master Service Agreements and Statements of Work,  Service Level Agreements, End User License Agreements, escrow agreements.

Internet and eCommerce

 

Online platforms, exchanges and networks, social networking and user generated content, terms of use/service and privacy policies, domain name purchases, online sweepstakes, hosting agreements.

Employment

 

Employment and consulting agreements, incentive compensation (option, restricted stock and phantom equity agreements), executive packages, non-compete and non-solicit issues, loan-out arrangements, separation and settlement issues.

Licensing

 

Consumer products, communication devices, software, multimedia, biotech, trademarks/branding. 

Privacy

 

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act compliance, data breaches, workplace privacy matters, online and offline privacy issues.

What Sets Us Apart

Bebchick Law offers you a unique upside: the skill, quality and work ethic of a large New York firm with personal attention and value of a small practice.  By avoiding the overlapping fees and excessive overhead typical of many providers, we are able to deliver high quality legal services by experienced attorneys at well below the cost of other firms.

 

Our vibrant practice services a broad mix of businesses, from public companies to start-ups in various stages of development.  We regularly counsel clients how to most effectively organize and reorganize, structure entrepreneurial ventures, and commercially protect and exploit their intellectual property and other assets, and we negotiate and draft the full spectrum of agreements necessary to effectuate these and related transactions.

 

Our clients include entrepreneurs, content publishers, financial services providers, website operators, software developers, e-commerce exchanges, digital networks, entertainment companies and individual talent, various retail businesses, educators, authors, and employees and consultants of high-tech and other companies.  

 

We pride ourselves in bringing real value to our clients in an effective and efficient manner, by crafting practical solutions to legal and business problems and by providing sound advice on minimizing risk and avoiding pitfalls.

 

Representative Matters

Advertising & Marketing

 

Advertiser agency agreements, affiliate marketing programs, media delivery (ad insertions, scheduling and distribution) and revenue participations, CAN-SPAM compliance.

Entertainment

 

Production agreements, spokesperson agreements, event management matters
talent, writer and crew agreements, rehearsal waivers, publishing agreements.

Among other matters, Baruch has:

 

  • advised a major corporation about architecting a state-of-the-art guest services infotainment system and corresponding mobile app launch for its new hotel business;

                                                           

  • negotiated and drafted a white label SaaS agreement (with exhibits for a unique blend of customization, SLA, escrow and buyout provisions) for a real estate crowdfunding business;

 

  • acted as in-house counsel for a financial services technology company (tasks included: advising how to protect, manage and exploit its core product – a trading ecosystem consisting of execution gateway, feed handler latency, simulation, and risk management features), and negotiating SaaS and other agreements with major banks, exchanges and financial institutions;

 

  • drafted user agreements for an online, international freight shipping marketplace regarding transactions between shippers, freight forwarders and carriers;

 

  • drafted a user agreement and privacy policy for a travel booking website;

 

  • advised an online index providing original research and analysis of the crypto financial and bitcoin markets;

 

  • represented a Canadian public company regarding various projects including the formation of a joint venture among financial services, technology and biofuel companies for the purpose of launching an online renewable energy credit exchange;

 

  • advised tele-medicine start-up in forming a joint venture with a major medical center;

 

  • acted as in-house counsel for a diet website (tasks included: providing advice on corporate governance, investor issues, IP management, website/branding/advertising/privacy matters, and managing outside counsel);

 

  • negotiated the redesign and back-end development of an internationally renowned fashion designer's e-commerce website, and oversaw the launching of its Facebook-hosted and other online promotional activities;

 

  • structured a joint venture for a non-alcoholic beverage company with an entertainment industry fund;

 

  • advised a celebrity food and lifestyle brand in executing a restructuring, in general IP management and protection issues, and in negotiations with an investor group;

 

  • provided in-house assistance to an educational boot camp geared to children of high net worth families;

 

  • drafted license agreement for medical device developer with major pharmaceutical company involving marketing and distribution rights;

 

  • counseled a niche collector regarding the development and launch of an online auction platform for high-end toy car collectibles;

 

  • drafted advertiser and publisher agreements for an online advertisement creation platform;

 

  • drafted medical practitioner advisor agreements for a health and wellness video production company;

 

  • negotiated a life rights and production agreement in connection with a for-television (Lifetime) movie about the search of missing and exploited persons;

 

  • negotiated and drafted customer and advertiser agreements for the operator of a digital surveillance and advertising network; and

 

  • advised a digital post-production client about a bid offer for a U.S. Navy project regarding DVD and other digital format authoring and encoding projects.

Bio 

Bebchick Law, headed by Baruch M. Bebchick, maintains a robust practice involving a broad range of commercial, corporate and intellectual property matters.  Our success in cultivating a loyal client base is due to the diligent efforts and personal attention with which we undertake each of our representations.

 

Prior to launching Bebchick Law, Baruch was associated with a leading New York media and entertainment law firm.  Baruch’s practice there was focused on business formation and reorganization, Internet and e-commerce, M&A, licensing, employment, advertising & marketing, software, entertainment and privacy.  Prior to this association, Baruch was affiliated with an Israeli law firm where he worked on various matters including cross-border venture capital and biotech transactions, and software and other high-tech licensing matters.

 

Baruch also has served as a legal analyst with Columbia Business School’s Institute for Tele-Information, has published articles in Total Licensing and International Negotiation, and has been featured in various articles.  Baruch is a certified mediator who has presided over various matters in several Manhattan courts, and has acted as an advocate for battered women in Manhattan Family Court.  He also served in the paratroop brigade and a reserve reconnaissance unit of the Israel Defense Forces, and was selected his platoon's "Most Outstanding Soldier".

Baruch M. Bebchick

Education:

 

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law,
LL.M. in Intellectual Property, June 2002
J.D., January 2002

Brandeis University, B.A., May 1994

Bar Membership:

 

New York

New Jersey

Israel (for matters pertaining to U.S. law)

District of Columbia (inactive)

CONTACT

Bebchick Law

OUR ADDRESS

 

101 West 31st Street

Suite 1715

New York, NY 10001

Email: info@bebchicklaw.com
Tel:  646 688-4375

 

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