Business Services

Mr. Cooper’s practice covers all aspects of corporate and intellectual property laws. In addition to the startup, funding, and the sale of businesses, the purchase and sale of assets, joint ventures, franchises, lease agreements, and other matters relating to the establishment or restructuring of companies, he can be of assistance throughout the business planning and management process. He is also deeply experienced and knowledgeable in the fields of raising equity and debt capital, shareholder’s agreements, and corporate governance.

Mr. Cooper believes that building on sound corporate principles is as critical to the success of the small company as it is to the enterprise company.  Furthermore, he has nearly three decades of applying sound principles at the C-level –guiding several large and several small successful businesses -private and public. No matter the size of your company, he would be pleased to work with you and the members of your team at any and every stage of your business endeavors.

Business Organization and Planning

Formation of business entities: corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, business trusts
Structuring and protection of interests of founders and investors
Corporate and entity governance
Business life-cycle management, dissolution and buy-outs
Sales and mergers of businesses
Protection of intellectual property rights (e.g., patents, trademarks, copyrights, corporate records, industrial design)
Buy/sell agreements

Business Law
Contract negotiation and drafting
Contracts for joint ventures, distributorships, and investments
Commercial transactions and sales of goods
Contract enforcement
Security agreements and perfection of collateral
Licensure and compliance issues, government affairs and advocacy
Personnel agreements from executive compensation to independent contractors and consultants
litigation and alternative dispute resolution for the above practice areas

Mr. Cooper is ready to work for you! Call him today at 801.362.2667, or e-mail him at and he will respond back to your inquiry the same day, if possible.