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Julia Cheng

Julia Cheng

Practice areas:

Corporate & Incorporation, Intellectual Property, Internet, Licensing, Venture Capital

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About Me

Julia Cheng is a transactional attorney with over 10 years of experience specializing in general corporate, digital media, entertainment and internet law matters. Through her practice, Julia advises clients on corporate matters ranging from corporate and securities, mergers and acquisitions, to capital raise through various financing transactions involving crowdfunding platforms, angels and venture capital. Julia also counsels clients on matters related to the development, licensing, publishing and distribution of mobile apps, interactive entertainment, video games, e-books and other software, copyright and trademark protection, social e-commerce, Internet data and privacy issues. Julia's clients include award winning creatives and established businesses with operations in New York and Los Angeles. For certain clients, Julia serves as their in-house counsel "outsourced," advising them on routine legal matters as well as transactional and commercial contract matters with Fortune 500 companies (Microsoft, Electronic Arts, Pepsi, NFL) and vendors.


 


Prior to starting CyberlawStudio, Julia practiced corporate law at the Wall Street law firm of Cadwalader Wickersham and Taft and served as the general counsel of a wireless technology entertainment startup. Julia grew up in Japan and Taiwan (18 years) and is a native speaker of Mandarin Chinese (read and write), majored in pre-medicine/psychology at the Johns Hopkins University and studied electronic music production at Juilliard School of Music.

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Languages Spoken: Mandarin, French, Japanese

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Venture Capital: 20%
    16 years
  2. Licensing: 20%
    11 years
  3. Internet: 20%
    11 years
  4. Intellectual Property: 20%
    11 years
  5. Corporate & Incorporation: 20%
    16 years

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

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Contact Info

CyberlawStudio

929 Colorado Avenue
#150
Santa Monica, CA, 90401

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive201108/25/2015
NYCurrently registered 200003/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
1st PlaceInternational Intellectual Property Society Paper Competition1999
MCI International Law FellowshipMCI1997
Phi Beta KappaThe Johns Hopkins UniversityN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
In-house CounselVixlet LLC2014 - 2015
PartnerDi Santo LLP2008 - Present
ChairCyberlawStudio, Pllc2004 - Present
General CounselWebemerge2003 - 2004
AssociateCadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP2000 - 2003

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Lesbian and Gay Lawyers Association of Los AngelesBoard of Directors2015 - Present
Out in Tech, Inc.Board of Directors2014 - Present

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Fordham University School of LawN/AN/AN/A
The Johns Hopkins UniversityPsychologyBAN/A
The Juilliard SchoolN/AN/AN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Financial PoiseProtecting Your IP2014
NAPABA Northeast Regional ConferenceInspire the Crowd, the Rise of Crowdfunding2013
Starting Your Business 101Legal Structures2009