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Steven Becker

Steven Becker

Becker Law LLC
  • Appeals & Appellate, Business Law, Intellectual Property ...
  • Connecticut, Georgia, New York
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Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Business Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Trademarks
Additional Practice Areas
  • LLC Formation
  • Copyrights
  • Trade Secrets
  • Contracts
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    15 Minute Information Gathering Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Most matters are handled on a flat fee basis. Pricing for the most common matters is on my website under the Pricing tab.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Connecticut
State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
ID Number: 408485
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Georgia
State Bar of Georgia
ID Number: 522766
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New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
ID Number: 1890664
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U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
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U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
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U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
ID Number: SB9096
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner
Becker Law LLC
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• Represent freelancers, startups, and small- and medium-sized businesses in Georgia, New York, and Connecticut in connection with everything they might need during the business cycle, including helping protect the intellectual property in their idea or business concept, assisting with forming and launching their business, and drafting clear, plain-language contracts governing relationships with their employees, customers and vendors as their business matures. • Services include forming or expanding a business, reviewing, developing and negotiating contracts, registering trademarks or copyrights, and providing advice and counsel with respect to exploiting and protecting intellectual property.
Director and Associate General Counsel
Canon U.S.A., Inc.
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• Director and Associate General Counsel of a leading global provider of consumer. business to business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. Canon USA, Inc. is a $10+ billion subsidiary of Canon Inc., a global technology and imaging equipment conglomerate with annual revenue exceeding $45 billion. • Counseled manufacturing and retail subsidiaries throughout the Americas, as well as product, sales and administrative divisions including IT, Finance and Accounting, HR, Compliance and Properties and Risk Management. • Reviewed, negotiated, structured and drafted complex commercial agreements for Canon Americas' business units. • Developed channel agreements for new product offerings to distributors, dealers, systems integrators, and VARS • including, among others, NDAs, vendor agreements, procurement agreements, sales agreements, licensing agreements and manufacturing agreements. • Developed/conducted preventative legal education training, including creation of policies/guidelines/ seminars. • Managed bankruptcy and collections function for company and United States subsidiaries. • Managed records management department for company and United States subsidiaries. • Hired, managed and supervised external counsel in connection with Company and subsidiary litigation. • Recruited and supervised staff of attorneys, support staff, and other professionals as Company's first in-house counsel. • Initiated and oversaw the implementation of matter management software to help manage the legal department's workflow and company contracts. • Served as counsel for multi-billion-dollar Computer Peripheral Products Division. • Worked closely with Canon Inc. in Japan and with global affiliates in Europe and Asia.
General Counsel
The Computer Factory, Inc.
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• General Counsel for NYSE national computer products retailer and franchisor • Counseled and provided strategic legal advice to company on issues concerning dealers, distribution and franchising, advertising, marketing, credit and collections, trade practices, real estate, and employment • Drafted, negotiated and reviewed complex commercial agreements, including all asset sale agreements in connection with sale of company. • Managed company litigation, outside counsel, and collections.
Attorney
Carvel Corporation
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• Advised national franchisor in the areas of franchising, trademarks, licensing, bankruptcy, antitrust, and litigation. • Conducted and oversaw state and federal commercial litigation in-house, including preparing pleadings, conducting depositions and other discovery, preparing motions and briefs, arguing motions and appeals, and supervising outside litigation counsel. • Tried local cases and served as second chair in major national commercial cases. • Reported decisions: Carvel Corp. v. Rail, 503 N.Y.S. 406 (2d Dept., 1986); Carvel Corp. v. Irvolino, 503 N.Y.S. 2d 537 (2d Dept., 1986) (cases of first impression in NY construing restrictive covenants in franchise agreements); Carvel Corp. v. Piacente, 556 N.Y.S. 2d 301 (2d Dept., 1990) • Created and administered franchise disclosure documents nationwide. • Handled franchise transfer, terminations, and real estate acquisitions, sales and leases.
Attorney
Goodhue Lange Banks & Arons
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General practice with emphasis on real estate, litigation, and municipal law.
Education
Pace Law School
J.D. (1982) | Law
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Honors: Member of Editorial Board of Pace Law Review
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University of Bridgeport
B.A. (1978) | Biology (Pre-Med)
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Honors: Graduated with Honors
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Georgia  # 522766
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Current
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Dekalb Bar Association
Current
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Contact & Map
Becker Law LLC
One West Court Square
Suite 750
Decatur, GA 30030
Telephone: (404) 777-1657
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