Startup Legal and IP

Seattle Autumn 2013 Semester

What does a new Founder need to know about the law to launch a successful startup? How do you pick a law firm to work with? What is the process of setting up a company? How much do you need to know about the law? What agreements do you need to run a company? What are common legal mistakes? How do you handle intellectual property, including confidentiality, copyrights, trademarks and patents? How much does the law actually matter?

Goal:
Build a legal and IP strategy.

Date:
2014-03-03, 06:30 PM

Mentors


9.00
Scott Warner
Owner - IP/Technology Law, Garvey Schubert Barer

Scott Warner is an IP/Technology attorney at Garvey Schubert Barer in Seattle where he represents a diverse array of clients, including software and hardware companies, chip manufacturers, video game companies, content providers, hospitals and biotech companies, medical ...

9.17
Robert Bergquist
CEO (former), Widemile

Robert managed Widemile, a leading website testing, targeting and optimization company based in Seattle, which developed products to help online advertisers realize higher returns from digital marketing by optimizing the performance of key content. Acquired by Webtrends,...

9.00
Dan Shapiro
Serial Entrepreneur, Board of Directors, Photobucket

Dan Shapiro sold his most recent company, Sparkbuy, to Google where he is CEO of the Google Comparison subsidary. Previously he founded Ontela (now Photobucket) and worked at RealNetworks, Microsoft, and Wildseed (acquired by AOL). His companies have been named Dow Jone...

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