April 26, 2019October 21, 2019 // Partners Strategic Partner Spotlight: Kilpatrick Townsend CED spotlights strategic partners that help to propel Triangle entrepreneurial companies onto the national stage as successful businesses. One of our Strategic Partner Spotlights is Kilpatrick Townsend About Kilpatrick Townsend Kilpatrick Townsend is counsel to innovative companies and brands around the world. We help leaders create, expand, and protect the value of their companies and most prized assets by bringing an equal balance of business acumen, technical skill, and creative thinking to the opportunities and challenges they face. Our attorneys and staff are committed to our clients’ success. We help clients make their businesses better, smarter, and more protected. How does Kilpatrick Townsend help North Carolina entrepreneurs? At Kilpatrick Townsend, our lawyers are committed to delivering expert advice and efficient service to growing companies at all stages of the growth cycle, from the initial conception and protection of an innovative idea to corporate formation, the sale and issuance of securities, acquisition, IPO, and beyond. The close collaboration of our practice areas spanning corporate finance and business transactions, employment law, intellectual property, and litigation ensures that we are well-positioned to serve all of our clients’ needs. Kilpatrick Townsend understands that startups often need legal help before they have significant funding. Our firm can provide eligible companies with a full suite of services to get your company up and running with a solid legal foundation. We offer different fixed and deferred fee startup packages, including partner-level counseling, formation of a Delaware corporation and preparation of a comprehensive set of corporate documents with the tools your company needs to protect its most valuable assets and incentivize founders, employees and other service providers with equity compensation. We also offer startups both the corporate counseling and formation assistance while deferring fees for intellectual property counseling, potentially including one or more patent applications. What does Kilpatrick Townsend envision for the future of entrepreneurship? The future of entrepreneurship is the future of innovation. Entrepreneurs see a need and fill it with innovation. Our deep experience working with technology companies at various stages and across the spectrum, whether software, electronics, biotechnology, or pharmaceuticals, has shown us that the risk-taking of entrepreneurs is often the only way that certain innovation gets done. We aim to work with our clients to grow their companies and reach their business goals. North Carolina has a rich history of entrepreneurs and an environment of resources to facilitate success. With increased investment and business experience into the state, the future will be bright.