Startup Legal and IP

Mexico City Autumn 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:
2012-12-18, 06:30 PM

Mentors


7.89
Vivek Boray
Partner, De Franceschi & Boray, LLP

Vivek Boray is a Partner with De Franceschi & Boray, LLP, a start-up focused boutique corporate law firm with offices in the Silicon Valley and New York. Vivek has practiced corporate, finance, and securities law with leading law firms in the Silicon Valley, New York Cit...

7.70
Omar Jacobo Monroy Soltero
Managing Partner , Mink Global, S.C.

Omar Jacobo Monroy Soltero, Attorney at Law, Mink Global, s.c. experience in intellectual Property and Innovation Management, my passion is rock climbing, find inspiration in arts. Interested in Investment and Early Stage Companies.

8.33
Serge Elkiner
CEO, Yellowpepper

Serge Elkiner is CEO and Co-founder of YellowPepper. Recognizing the vast unbanked population and high level of cell phone penetration in Latin America and the Caribbean, Mr. Elkiner saw the potential for the deployment of a successful mobile money ecosystem in the regio...

8.89
Carlos Vela Treviño
Associate, Baker & Mckenzie

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