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About Jana

Jana Gouchev is the managing attorney of Gouchev Law. She is passionate about working with visionaries. Jana is the general legal counsel for startups and corporate clients. She is known as the top negotiator in NYC for structuring deals. Jana's clients are innovative brands doing major impact work, whether they are early stage start-ups or global corporations. Jana's client range from multil-million dollar companies to emerging brands to start-ups in their seed round of capital to Fortune 500s.FocusJana's main areas of practice are intellectual property, corporate law, start-ups and franchises. Jana handles everything from strategic business formation to employee matters, contract negotiation, purchase or sale of a business, stock options, partner disputes, partnership and operating agreements, buy-outs, trademark registration, commercial leases, all stages of startup funding, and corporate restructuring.Background & EducationJana received her J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, in New York City, concentrating on intellectual property law. She is admitted to the Bar in New York. Jana was formerly at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, The United Nations, and MTV.

work Experience

Editorial Manager
The New York Times
Jan. 1, 2007 - Jan. 1, 2009
None

Of Counsel
Brem Moldovsky LLC
Jan. 1, 2009 - Jan. 1, 2014
None

Legal
Mtv Networks
Jan. 1, 2009 - Jan. 1, 2011
None

Legal
United Nations Development Programme
Jan. 1, 2010 - Jan. 1, 2010
None

Legal
Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison
Jan. 1, 2011 - Jan. 1, 2013
None

Managing Attorney
Gouchev Law
Jan. 1, 2013 - Current
None

school Education

Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
JD - Juris Doctor
- 2011

New York University
MA - Masters
- 2007

Pace University
BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration
- 2005

bookmark Awards

New York City Metro Rising Stars
SuperLawyers
2015
Listed
Best Lawyers in America
2015
Listed
International Who's Who of Business Lawyers
2015
Who's Who in American Law
Who's Who In American Law
2015
Who's Who in American Law
Who's Who In American Law
2014
Listed
International Who's Who of Business Lawyers
2014
Best Lawyer
Best Lawyers
2014
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
2014
Super Lawyer
New York Super Lawyers
2013
Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers in America
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group Associations

Member
National Association of Women Lawyers
2013 - Current

Member
New York State Bar Association
2012 - Current

Member
American Bar Association
2011 - Current

Member
American Intellectual Property Law Association
2010 - Current

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New York City Bar Association
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import_contacts Published Works

Why Not Getting Trademark Clearance is Like Skydiving Without a Parachute
Success Strategy Blog
What's the Minimum Royalty Payment for Copyright Owners of a Joint Work?
Success Strategy Blog
Fashion Designer Roberto Cavalli Sued for Copyright Infringement by Street Artists
Success Strategy Blog
7 Steps to Properly Name Your Business or New Brand
Success Strategy Blog
The 3 Must-Have Documents for an LLC
Essential Tips for Start-Ups
How to Get Funding for Your Start-up
Hot Legal Insights
What Scaling Your Business Actually Means for You
Hot Business Insights
3-Steps to a Million-Dollar Mindset
Business Strategy Digest
Is Venture Capital Right for Your Business?
Intellectual Property Blog
When Is It Time to Change Your Business Structure?
Success Strategy Blog
4 Little Known Ways To Increase Business Value
YFS MAGAZINE: YOUNG, FABULOUS & SELF-EMPLOYED
How to Protect Your Company Website From Thieves and Copycats
YFS MAGAZINE: YOUNG, FABULOUS & SELF-EMPLOYED
What You Need to Know Before Applying for Trademark Registration
Small Business Law Blog
Legal Must-Haves for Your Online Business, App, or Blog
Small Business Hot Topics

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