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Startup Legal and IP

Berlin Autumn 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.
2013-01-25, 06:30 PM


Gregor Schmid
Partner, Taylor Wessing

Gregor is an attorney and partner at international law firm Taylor Wessing in Berlin where he heads the firm’s media team. He specialises on all aspects of copyright and media law, IT/IP, data protection and e-commerce and he regularly advises in transactions and financin...

Maria Weiers

Maria Weiers is an attorney and partner at the international law firm Taylor Wessing. She specialises in national and international M&A as well as private equity and venture capital transactions. Maria advises start-ups as well as investors on all corporate matters at any...

Stefan Jørgensen

Stefan Jørgensen is the CEO of Itembase, a Berlin based tech-Startup in the eCommerce industry. With 19 Stefan founded his first startup which reached 10mio € in yearly turnover and before starting Itembase founded a social Network that reached 12mio users in 23 countries...

Daan Loening
CPO, Helpling

Daan Loening is the CPO of Helpling. Previously Daan co-founded two sharing economy marketplaces (Kinderfee & Putzfee) that he exited to in March 2015.

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