Startup Legal and IP

Medellín 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?

Goal:
Build a legal and IP strategy.

Date:
2012-06-20, 06:30 PM

Mentors


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Cynthia Traeger
CEO, Pacific Siren International LLC

Cynthia Traeger concurrently serves as CEO, Pacific Siren International LLC and President, VSI Pacific. Ms. Traeger serves as an advisor to the board, Faulkner Information, was a participant and author with the American Bar Association's Digital Evidence Work Group, and h...

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Marcela Palacio
Partner, CMC Abogados

Lawyer from la Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana. Currently, I am a founding partner of cmc abogados and head of contracts and corporate law and foreign exchange areas. I have a 7 year experience in private, public and nonprofit companies. I was a Senior lawyer at Rod...

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Annabelle Angarita
Associate

Annabelle Angarita Mora, Associate at Posse, Herrera & Ruiz Abogados. Before joining Posse Herrera & Ruiz, she was an associate at Triana, Uribe and Michelsen and Baker & McKenzie, and worked in the intellectual property department of Total S.A. in France. Universidad...

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