Startup Legal and IP
Los Angeles Spring 2012 Semester
What does a new Founder need to know about law in order to run a successful startup? When should a Founder use a lawyer, and when should you rely on your own work? What are the key terms in contracts to understand and to avoid? What are common legal mistakes? How should a Founder handle their intellectual property, including confidentiality, copyrights, trademarks and patents? What are common intellectual property problems, and how do you deal with them cost effectively?
Build a legal and IP strategy.
2012-04-30, 06:00 PM
Founder & Former CEO, ScholarPoint Financial
Chris is an entrepreneur with a successful track record of starting and building two financial services companies specializing in student loans. Most recently, Chris was founder and CEO of ScholarPoint Financial, where he led the development and launch of a web-based plat...
General Counsel, LegalZoom.com
Chas Rampenthal has served as the General Counsel of LegalZoom.com since October of 2003. Chas has a wide range of legal experience in general corporate, venture capital and securities law. His responsibilities at LegalZoom include corporate legal and risk management, leg...