Startup Legal and IP
Spring 2011 Singapore 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.
2011-05-16, 06:30 PM
principal, Alkimie Pte. Ltd.
John Young is a USPTO-registered patent attorney and businessman, originally from California, where he attended Harvey Mudd College receiving undergraduate and graduate engineering degrees with a focus on systems and communications. Along the way John has worked in the p...
MD, Samuel Seow Law Corporation
Samuel Seow is the Managing Director of Samuel Seow Law Corporation.
Samuel’s expertise and forte is in the field of intellectual property with a special focus on the application of these laws to the entertainment, arts and media industries. A much recognised name in t...
Co-Founder and Chairman of Evernote, Managing Director at General Catalyst, General Catalyst
Phil is a three-time co-founder and CEO, most recently of Evernote where he currently serves as chairman of the board. After 19 years of starting and running companies, Phil became a VC at General Catalyst. The world can move in two directions: we can become more like Sta...