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Winter 2009 Seattle Area
Applications: Nov 27, '09
Sessions: Dec 07, '09 - Mar 29, '10
Our vision is to Globalize Silicon Valley by creating and fostering local startup ecosystems in promising markets across the globe. We aim to help launch 1,000 technology companies per year in over 50 cities worldwide.
Garvey Schubert Barer represents emerging technology companies at every stage of development and across industry sectors, including software, internet media, hardware, peripherals, gaming, medical devices, and clean technology. Their experienced corporate lawyers serve as a single point of contact for the legal needs of their clients, including specialized areas such as executive compensation, immigration, intellectual property, labor and employment, real estate, technology licensing, and tax. They regularly represent companies and investors in company formation, private placements of equity and debt, joint ventures, strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions, and public offerings.
The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Michael G. Foster School of Business promotes entrepreneurial learning and discovery to studentsfrom undergraduates to PhD candidatesacross the University of Washington. The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship also supports innovative research and curriculum, working closely with faculty to prepare students for the real-life, complex challenges of entrepreneurship. These students become leaders who challenge the status quo and change the way we do business.
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Startup Legal and Incorporation
Winter 2009 Seattle Area SemesterWhy incorporate? What are the basic legal concepts that you need to know to run a successful company? What are the key legal terms that you need to care about in contracts, with your team, and with your Board? What are common legal mistakes in startups? What are the key legal documents that a startup needs to operate? When do you need to use a lawyer, and when can you handle things on your own? How do you manage a law firm efficiently to get the best work?