Next Jump
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Sheppard Mullin
We are a firm that truly puts clients first. And this sets us apart. We don’t just give lip service to client service. Every attorney and staff member has a plaque in his/her work space listing our client service expectations. We regularly give “Clients First” awards to attorneys and staff members who “go the extra mile” for our clients. Client service is part of our culture and permeates everything we do.

Ambition Today
Ambition Today is a podcast show discussing with ambitious entrepreneurs the key moments that help you achieve success, grow your startup, try to change the world, and go after your dreams, today. Don't miss the incredible stories and lessons being told by startup founders, angel investors, and venture capitalist.

Startup Legal and IP

Spring 2011 New York 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:
2011-04-25, 06:30 PM

Mentors


Lorenzo Thione
Co-Founder, Artify It, StartOut

Lorenzo Thione is co-founder and Chief Executive of The Social Edge, a growing marketing and communication agency who has helped clients across several industries garner, grow and maintain popularity and engagement through social media, most notably, George Takei, with wh...

James Gatto
Social Media and Games Team Leader, Sheppard Mullin

James Gatto is the co-leader of Sheppard Mullin's Social Media and Games Team and leader of the Open Source team. He leverages his unique combination of over30 years of IP and Internet experience, business insights and attention to technology trends to help companies deve...

Joe Dipasquale
CEO & Founder, Regroup

Joe DiPasquale is the founder and CEO of Regroup.com, the best group communications platform. In 2008, Regroup raised a $2M seed round led by HighBAR Ventures, the early stage venture capital firm founded by Bill Joy, Andreas Bechtolsheim, and Roy Sardina. Previously, ...

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