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?
Build a legal and IP strategy.
2012-04-23, 06:30 PM
Chief Business Officer and EVP of Strategy
Joel Espelien is a Seattle angel and entrepreneur. He is currently the CEO of Cart Blanche, a mobile shopping app. He has served as angel, mentor and advisor to multiple startups including IQ Engines, Balance Financial, Savelli Ltd., and 640 labs.
Joel is the former Ch...
CEO (former), Widemile
Robert managed Widemile, a leading website testing, targeting and optimization company based in Seattle, which developed products to help online advertisers realize higher returns from digital marketing by optimizing the performance of key content. Acquired by Webtrends,...
Owner - IP/Technology Law, Garvey Schubert Barer
Scott Warner is an IP/Technology attorney at Garvey Schubert Barer in Seattle where he represents a diverse array of clients, including software and hardware companies, chip manufacturers, video game companies, content providers, hospitals and biotech companies, medical ...
Owner, Garvey Schubert Barer
Peter is owner at Garvey Schubert Barer law firm. In the past, he has worked as an attorney at both Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP and Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP. Peter graduated magna cum laude with an English degree from Saint Michael's College and cum laude with a...