Startup Legal and IP

Sydney Winter 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:
2013-05-01, 08:30 AM

Mentors


8.00
Chaz Dheer
Lead Corporate Counsel, Marque

Chaz Dheer is a genuine product of the UK and former partner of a London firm with a complete set of skills in M&A, corporate and commercial law. He can float your IT start-up, knows what a leveraged MBO is (in fact, he speaks fluent private equity) and, with a deal she...

8.73
Nathan Mattock
Partner, Marque Lawyers

After a string of high profile cases involving telecommunications giants and umm, adult content, Nathan would be famous enough as a major case litigator even without the three High Court cases he's run and his appearance on TODAY where he delivered the immortal quote "It'...

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