Start-ups & Emerging Growth Companies


Ulmer & Berne is committed to entrepreneurship and the growth of early-stage ventures. We represent a broad spectrum of angel- and venture-backed companies in a wide range of technologies. The collective experience of our team remains relevant and expansive throughout the entire life cycle of our clients’ ventures.

Our progressive, proactive and full-service emerging business practice provides strategic counsel to companies from incubation through growth or strategic exit. Our lawyers have helped clients progress from the ideation stage through an IPO or multi-million-dollar acquisition. We work closely with founders to understand their vision and business needs. Ulmer & Berne’s relationships create a strong network of resources for our clients. Our lawyers have relationships with angel funding groups, venture capital firms, accelerators, and incubators that support our clients and we leverage this network to help our clients advance from one stage to the next.

Ulmer & Berne LLP announces the addition of seasoned intellectual property attorney Paul M. Ulrich as a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property (IP) & Technology practice. The practice has grown significantly throughout 2014, adding eight new members since January. Mr. Ulrich joins Ulmer & Berne’s Cincinnati office from Dinsmore...

Ulmer & Berne LLP is named to the BTI IP Honor Roll as described in the “BTI Intellectual Property Outlook 2015: Changes, Trends and Opportunities in IP & IP Litigation.” BTI Consulting is a leading provider of market research for professional service firms. The BTI IP Outlook 2015 combines a...

“GCVA has new model for networking event” Cincinnati.com February 25, 2014 There’s a new energy around the Greater Cincinnati Venture Association, the 29-year-old organization that connects entrepreneurs and investors through regular networking events. Read the full article »

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