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Garvey Shubert Barer's Emerging Company and Venture Capital Practice represents emerging companies at every stage of development and across industry sectors. The firm regularly represents companies, angel investors and venture capital funds in private placements of equity and debt, joint ventures, strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions, and public offerings.



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Startup Legal and IP

Seattle Spring 2012 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:
2012-04-23, 06:30 PM

Mentors

Joel Espelien
Chief Business Officer and EVP of Strategy
Robert Bergquist
CEO (former), Widemile
Scott Warner
Owner - IP/Technology Law, Garvey Schubert Barer
Peter Cancelmo
Owner, Garvey Schubert Barer

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