Startup Legal and IP

Fall 2011 Hanoi 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:
2011-11-26, 06:30 PM

Mentors


9.10
Long Lu Thanh
Chairman, MISA

Long is chairman at MISA JSC, the leading accounting and finance software company in Vietnam. He received a Bachelor's of Information Technology at Hanoi University of Technology.

8.20
Binh Pham
Legal Director, IDG Ventures Vietnam

Binh Pham is the Legal Director and heads up the legal team of IDG Ventures Vietnam. Before joining IDG, she worked at Johnson Stokes & Master (now Mayer Brown JSM), one of the leading law firms in the world. She has quickly become recognized as a prominent legal ex...

7.60
Hoang Nguyen Minh
Lawyer, IDG Ventures Vietnam

Hoang is a lawyer at IDG Ventures Vietnam. Prior to joining IDG Ventures Vietnam, Minh Hoang worked as senior lawyer of BizLink Lawyers & Consultants, where he was chief of Foreign Direct Investment division for the firm. Before joining BizLink, Minh Hoang Spent six years...

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