Startup Legal and IP

New York Winter 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?

Build a legal and IP strategy.
2014-02-19, 06:30 PM


David Odrich
Partner, Pillsbury

Mr. Odrich is a partner in the law firm's Corporate & Securities practice and is located in the New York office. He practices general corporate and securities law representing emerging and established companies in a wide range of transactions, including equity and debt of...

Pavel Asanov
Founder - CEO, PlayFitness

Pavel Asanov Serial entrepreneur, engineer, founder - CEO the online fitness portal with live workouts in the comfort of your home. Before graduating with a degree in electronic engineering, he launched his first company – a computer integration and d...

Jessica Miller Merrell
Founder, Workology

Jessica Miller-Merrell, SPHR is an author, speaker, human resources professional, and workplace social media expert who has a passion for recruiting, training, and all things social media. She is the president and CEO of Xceptional HR and a leader in the HR community with...

James Gatto
Social Media Team Leader, Pillsbury, Winthrop Law Firm

James Gatto created and is the leader of Pillsbury's Social Media, Entertainment and Technology team, leader of the Virtual Worlds and Video Games team and co-leader of the Open Source team. He leverages his unique combination of nealrly 30 years of IP and Internet experi...

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