Credere Law

Credere Law

The Credere Law, located in Palo Alto, California, provides business legal counsel and representation in all areas of patent and trademark law.

Firm Overview

Our attorneys work with entrepreneurs and businesses in forming and structuring business entities as well as perform outside legal counsel services.

Our attorneys also help entrepreneurs and businesses in the United States and in foreign countries to protect their innovations by obtaining broad enforceable patents. Patent claims need to be broad enough to prevent the theft of the inventive concept yet narrow enough to be novel and non obvious.

Main Office

Main Office
2225 East Bay Shore Road
Suite 200
Palo Alto CA 94303


(650) 308-8624


Office Information

Other Offices

San Francisco
201 Spear Street Suite 1100
San Francisco, CA 94105


business attorneys who helping clients deal with legal issues in growing a business.

Our business attorneys specialize in forming and structuring business entities, ranging from closely held corporations and LLC to emerging growth companies destined for an IPO. Our business attorneys have one overriding objective: to understand our client's business goals and then help to achieve them as effectively and efficiently as possible. Our expertise includes:
- Advising on choice of entity, ownership and management structure
- Preparation of formation and organizational documents, and shareholder and operating agreements
- Optimizing entity structure in consultation with accounting and tax professionals
- Advising on compensation arrangements including stock options, synthetic equity, performance-based bonus plans and other incentives for principals, management and key employees

Mark T. Koo

Credere Law

Mark T. Koo works on patent, trademark and copyright related matters dealing with high technology companies. Mark also helps companies file incorporation documents as well as other startup legal assistance.

Mark received his bachelors of science degree in electrical engineering and masters of science degree in materials science from University of California, Davis. His thesis topic during the masters program was in nanocrystalline materials.

Mark has held various engineering roles at software companies in Silicon Valley including early venture startups as well as large companies.


Bar Number: 280614
California, 2011

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