Zoltan A. Papp

Attorney Zoltan Papp

Zoltan A. Papp

zoltanp@lfdslaw.com
214-572-1744
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Zoltan Papp is an experienced General Counsel providing services from start-ups to large public companies. His experience includes 25 years as in-house counsel, including many years as general counsel to a public, global technology company.

Zoltan’s diverse background and experience enable him to provide counsel across the spectrum of global business issues and company development from formation, business plan creation, corporate governance, private placements, global corporate and securities law, venture capital, business development, financial and operational, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, intellectual property, employment law, bankruptcy, and all types of commercial transactions.

  • Corporate:
    • Business entity formations – domestic to global, including strategic tax efficiency planning
    • Corporate governance model structuring
    • Stock purchase agreements
    • Shareholder agreements
    • Shareholder, member, Board meeting prep and assistance
    • Joint Venture formation
    • Strategic Alliances
    • Intra company agreements, such as royalty agreements, service agreements
    • Employee incentive agreements, including stock option plans
    • Sarbanes-Oxley compliance advice
  • Venture Capital:
    • Identifying private offering exemptions
    • Private placement memorandums
    • Subscription agreements
    • Registration rights agreements
    • Investor rights agreements
    • Prepare and file exemption notices
    • Assist with registration of public offerings
    • Term sheets
    • Due diligence
    • Equity and debt instruments, including preferred equity, bridge loans and convertible notes
    • Advice concerning structure, incentive plans
  • Contracts (domestic-global):
    • Nondisclosure agreements
    • Software licensing
    • Software as a Service (SaaS) agreements
    • Patent and other IP licensing agreements
    • Distribution, OEM and VAR agreements
    • Marketing agreements
    • Purchase and Sale agreement
    • R&D agreements
    • Consulting agreements
    • Services agreements
    • IT agreements
    • Manufacturing agreements
    • Financing agreements, including securitization
    • Employment agreements
    • Commercial real estate transactions, including environmental law and regulatory compliance
    • Government contracts
    • Web page privacy policies and terms of service
  • Healthcare Law:
    • HIPAA/HITECH & Electronic Health Records
    • Stark Law, Fraud and Abuse, Anti-Kickback
    • Clinical Research and IRB’s
  • Mergers & Acquisitions:
    • Advice on transaction structures and antitrust analysis
    • LOI and term sheets
    • Due diligence
    • Merger agreements
    • Stock or Asset Purchase agreements
  • Litigation experience (domestic to global, including arbitrations):
    • Product liability
    • Patent infringement
    • Trade secret
    • Indemnification
    • Employment
    • Commercial breach of contract disputes
  • Bankruptcy experience:
    • Creditors Committee
    • Liquidating Trustee
  • Served as General Counsel of Tokyo Electron Limited, a publicly listed global company in the semiconductor sector, where Zoltan was responsible for all legal and intellectual property matters. He also formed the company’s venture capital entity and served as one of its officers.
  • Served on the Board of Directors of Lifeproof, a smart phone protection company, from its inception to its successful sale to Otterbox.
  • Serving as the outside General Counsel of Interpreta, a predictive health care analytics company that uses daily re-computation and interpretation of a person’s clinical and genomic data, including pharmacogenomics treatments, using actual DNA sequences.
  • Represented clients on creditors committees in the Spansion and Qimonda North America Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases, and served on the liquidating trust committee for the Qimonda North America and Qimonda Richmond liquidating trust following their bankruptcy.
  • Co-founder of Falkon Ventures, a venture capital fund that invests through the use of a mix of revenue-based financing and equity to minimize dilution and provide returns to investors during their investment.
  • Co-founder of Javelin Investments, the first foreign company to have a license to conduct investment banking management activity in mainland China.
  • Texas, California, Michigan and Pennsylvania
  • Michigan State University College of Law (J.D. cum laude 1984)
  • University of Michigan (B.G.S. 1979)
Attorney Zoltan Papp

Zoltan A. Papp


zoltanp@lfdslaw.com
214-572-1707
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