Startup Legal and IP
Summer 2011 Denver 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?
Build a legal and IP strategy.
2011-06-21, 06:00 PM
Jim is the CEO of SendGrid, the leader in email deliverability. Previously, James Franklin was the VP and General Manager of the Crystal Ball Global Business Unit and the VP for Enterprise Performance Management for Oracle Corporation. Previously Jim was the CEO of Dec...
Senior Vice President and General Counsel, SendGrid, Inc.
Michael Tognetti is SendGrid's Senior Vice President and General Counsel. He has a degree in Electrical Engineering from Notre Dame and a law degree from Harvard Law School. Michael has always worked for high technology companies, starting with his clients at law firms Co...
Michael Clark - Co-founder, SafetyWeb.com (Denver FI), VSCO
Michael is the VP of Engineering for VSCO, the community for expression. He is responsible for the engineerring and devops organizations which build the mobile and web services which the VSCO community is built on.
Prior to VSCO Michael was the CTO of Photobucket.com...