WilmerHale Event: Legal Issues for Startups—What Every Entrepreneur Should Know

WilmerHale Event: Legal Issues for Startups—What Every Entrepreneur Should Know

Speaking Engagement
Presented by WilmerHale attorneys and Jeffrey P. McCarthy, General Partner of North Bridge Venture Partners, this event will provide attendees with an afternoon of brief, practical, business-focused presentations on the most relevant legal issues facing entrepreneurs and early-stage companies. Topics to be discussed include: Company formation and seed financings; how early-stage companies should protect their intellectual property (know-how, patents, trademarks and copyrights); a venture capitalist's perspective on investing in a difficult and changing economy; how to access federal government funding; early-stage employment matters, including hiring, firing and vesting; the dos and don'ts of licensing technology; tax and accounting considerations with options and restricted stock; and planning for an IPO or M&A exit.

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