Startup Legal and IP

New York Spring 2013 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:
2013-04-25, 03:30 PM

Mentors


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David Beatty
Managing Director, Golden Seeds

David Beatty is an entrepreneur and Angel investor, currently serving as Managing Director of Golden Seeds- The most active angel group in the US. David is currently Co-foudner of ProSeeder technologies, an online equity fundraising platform. As well as being an active...

8.32
Robert Clauser
COO, Unigo

Robert Clauser is an experienced Operating, Strategy, Financial, Marketing, eCommerce, and Planning Executive in the New York City area. He is currently the COO at Unigo, where he leads an exciting and impactful organization that improves the educational decisions and exp...

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