Roger Royse of Royse Law Firm
PALO ALTO, Calif.
- Sept. 17, 2015
-- “Startups in the areas of healthy food, agriculture and sustainability need the support of the community to prosper,” said Roger Royse, founder of Royse Law Firm and the RoyseLaw Legal Incubator. “For our part, we believe that providing effective, affordable legal services tailored to the needs of these startups will contribute to the success of the farm-to-market ecosystem.” The Incubator’s new program provides nominally priced corporate, securities, intellectual property and employment law services to qualifying startups.
Startup executives interested in learning more can contact RoyseLaw Incubator Attorney Erica Riel-Carden at e.riel.carden@
rlli.lawyer in Palo Alto, California, where the Incubator operates. “Agriculture and food startups are using innovative technologies to make a positive difference through crops, and we’re here to support this effort,” said Ms. Riel-Carden. “These startups face many legal challenges, from commercialization to regulatory compliance and domestic and international distribution.”
Additional information on the incubator can be found at http://rroyselaw.com/royse-law-legal-incubator
Prior to joining the Incubator, Ms. Riel-Carden worked with agtech startups and in the public sector on regulatory compliance, licensing, and freedom to operate transactions related to commercializing agricultural technologies. She is a graduate of the Santa Clara University School of Law, where she obtained the High Tech Law Certificate and served as an Editor-in-Chief of the High Technology Law Journal
. She holds a B.S. in agriculture from The Ohio State University, where she assisted with genetic diversity preservation.
Royse Law Firm provides resources, mentoring, and legal support to Incubator attorneys to assist them with providing high quality services and developing their own practices. “The Royse Law Firm is a multidisciplinary practice, including agtech and food startup law, and our personnel are on hand to provide guidance to Incubator attorneys,” said Mr. Royse. Incubator attorneys also have access to Royse Law Firm’s legal library, forms database, continuing legal education, offices and conference rooms. In addition, Royse said that the Incubator has an estate planning practice that serves low-income elderly individuals with wills, trusts and estates, tax controversy issues, and elder care law.