Erin R. Ogden
Erin Ogden helps clients strategically create, grow, and when needed merge, acquire or be acquired. She assists clients to set up their business; add or remove owners, employees, shareholders, and investors; identify and protect their intellectual property with trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets and, if necessary, cease and desist letters and law suits; and create business contracts including non-competition agreements and confidentiality or non-disclosure agreements. She also helps businesses with their website’s terms and conditions and policies.
Erin works with companies to license their intellectual property and technology. She creates, negotiates and advises on software licenses both for the software company and the companies needing the software. She has helped start-up companies create their first licenses, re-vamped existing licensing protocols, and helped established companies take their first steps into licensing.
Finally, Erin works with companies to buy and sell businesses through asset purchases, stock purchases, membership purchases and mergers.
When not helping clients, Erin serves on the Boards of Directors for the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin Inc. and Operation Stardust, Inc. and she is involved in the Olbrich Botanical Society, Inc. (Advisor); Wisconsin Bar Association; American Intellectual Property Law Association (Corporate Committee Liaison Chair); MERGE and Social Media Breakfast Madison Inc. (Volunteer). She is an alumna of University of Wisconsin – Madison (B.S. Genetics, M.S. Dairy Science) and Chicago-Kent College of Law – Illinois Institute of Technology.