Attorney Gabriela N. Smith Recognized by State Bar of Texas

Posted on June 29, 2016

The Firm’s Managing Attorney was recently recognized by the International Law Section of the State Bar of Texas on her dedication and contributions to the Section and for her excellence in the practice of law.  Mrs. Smith was also admitted to the Council of the Section.  Previously, Mrs. Smith was in the Advisory Committee of… Read more »

Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Q&A

Posted on May 24, 2016

Managing Attorney, Gabriela N. Smith, recently held a Q&A session with Hispanic business owners in Dallas in an event hosted by the Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.. During the session, Mrs. Smith responded questions regarding commercial agreements, confidentiality agreements, international expansion,, cyber-security, and employment matters.

Reasons Why Your NDA May Not Be What You Think It Is

Posted on May 24, 2016

Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs), often called “confidentiality agreements,” are essential documents that can help a company protect its confidential information, including trade secrets. Their purpose is to ensure the free flow of information between two parties that are thinking about doing business together — or that are already doing business together — so that they can… Read more »

Gabriela N. Smith, Esq. Awarded the “Entrepreneur Leader” Award

Posted on May 4, 2016

On April 28, 2016, Managing Attorney Gabriela N. Smith, Esq., received the “Entrepreneur Leader” La Cima Latina Award from the Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GDHCC). Pictured above from left to right: Ricardo Ortiz, Esq., President and CEO of the GDHCC, Gabriela N. Smith, Esq., Beatrice Martinez, GDHCC Board Member, and Don Perez, Chairman… Read more »

Why One-Size-Fits-All Is Not a Good Fit for Software Licensing Agreements

Posted on April 21, 2016

Originally published by Nearshore Americas. I am often asked to draft or review software license agreements. Some are basic and some are more complex. What is surprising to me is the willingness in the market to turn to a legal expert named “Google” to search for sample contracts and sample license language. Then the company… Read more »

Gabriela Smith Contributing Writer for Nearshore Americas Magazine

Posted on April 19, 2016

Since 2016, Managing Attorney Gabriela Smith has been a contributing writer for Nearshore Americas online magazine. Gabriela represents multinational companies in a variety of contractual and regulatory matters, and routinely counsels companies in the outsourcing, technology, and professional services industries, among others. Her writings on intellectual property, contractor agreements, non-disclosure agreements and software licensing agreements… Read more »

Dallas Startup Week 2016 Announcement

Posted on April 7, 2016

Gabriela N. Smith, Esq. will be a speaker in the opening day of Dallas Startup Week on April 12, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.  Register here to attend her presentation titled “What Type of License do You Need for Your Software Deal? Why One-Size-Fits-All is Not for You.”   The presentation will take place at 600 N Pearl St, 600 N Pearl St, 12th Floor, Room 4, Dallas, TX… Read more »

April 2016 Newsletter

Posted on April 7, 2016

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