DOUGLAS M.

NELSON

Partner

(856) 772-7802

dnelson@mnlawllc.com

Douglas Nelson is a founding partner of the firm, where he counsels startups, entrepreneurs, and established businesses in a variety of transactional business matters, primarily in the technology, internet, manufacturing, and healthcare sectors.

Doug also advises investors and emerging companies regarding financing, both bank and privately funded ventures.

Doug provides counsel on a wide range of transactional matters including:

  • corporate formation and shareholders/operating agreements

  • sales, purchases, mergers, and acquisitions

  • general and commercial contracts

  • venture capital and seed financing

  • copyright application, analysis, and protection

  • trademark applications and USPTO Office Action responses

  • intellectual property licensing

  • software and SaaS licensing

  • consulting agreements

  • data security

  • domain name cybersquatting

  • Internet hosting, design agreements, and data-sharing agreements

  • online transactions

  • privacy policies

  • terms of use / terms of service

  • trade secrets and restrictive covenants

PRO BONO & VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES

  • District III.B (Burlington County) Attorney Ethics Committee, Member

  • First State Fintech Lab, General Counsel and Board Member

  • Independent Online Booksellers Association, President

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • American Bar Association

RELATED EMPLOYMENT

  • Attorney - Capehart Scatchard, P.A.

  • Law Clerk - Honorable Karen L. Suter, P.J. Ch., Chancery Division, General Equity and Probate Part, now Appellate Division

  • Law Fellow - Office of Senator Christopher A. Coons

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Named to the list of “Rising Stars” as published by Super Lawyers

EDUCATION

  • Seton Hall University School of Law Newark, New Jersey - J.D.

    • Magna Cum Laude

    • Law Review, Articles Editor

    • Order of the Coif
       

  • University of Delaware
    Newark, Delaware - B.A.

 BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Pennsylvania
     

  • New Jersey