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McCarter & English
McCarter & English, LLP is a firm of approximately 400 lawyers with offices in Boston, Hartford, Stamford, New York, Newark, East Brunswick, Philadelphia, Wilmington and Washington, DC. In continuous business for more than 170 years, we are among the oldest and largest law firms in America.



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.

Boka Kitchen + Bar makes New American cuisines in downtown Seattle, now offering free falet parking with dinner. Handrafted cocktails, uniquie wines, and locally sourced ingredients served in a cozy and contemporary environment. 

Startup Legal and IP

Spring 2011 Seattle 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.
2011-05-16, 06:30 PM


Peter Cancelmo
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...

Nicholas Mitchell
General Counsel , Wizards of the Coast

Senior Corporate Counsel Wizards of the Coast, Inc (Hasbro) Public Company; Entertainment industry May 2011 – Present (1 month) Adjunct Professor Seattle University School of Law Educational Institution; Higher Education industry June 2010 – Present (1 year) A...

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