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Startup Legal and IP

Toronto Summer 2014 Semester

What does a new Founder need to know about the law to launch a successful startup? How do you pick a law firm to work with? What is the process of setting up a company? How much do you need to know about the law? What agreements do you need to run a company? What are common legal mistakes? How do you handle intellectual property, including confidentiality, copyrights, trademarks and patents? How much does the law actually matter?

Goal:
Build a legal and IP strategy.
Date:
2014-08-11, 06:30 PM

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Richard Hyatt
Co-founder, BlueCat Networks

Richard Hyatt was the Co-founder and a Director at BlueCat, which was sold to Madison Dearborn Partners based in Chicago, IL. He ranks as one of Canada’s top entrepreneurs, is a technology visionary, and has expertise in security, networks and cloud infrastructure. Richar...

Paul Bottero
CEO, inMotive

Paul is the CEO of the cleantech firm inMotive, makers of a mechatronic variable speed drive that dramatically improves the efficiency of electric motors. Paul served previously as the President of Computer Horizons Canada, and as VP of the Informatics Search Group. Paul ...

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