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Fall 2019
LAW117  A  STARTUP LAW AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Course Description
The course provides an overview of the myriad legal issues that frequently arise for entrepreneurs as they work to turn their ideas into a successful business. Topics include organization, financing (angel and venture), talent, intellectual property, risk and regulation, exits (acquisition, IPO) and social entrepreneurship. The course also covers ethical and professionalism issues that frequently arise for attorneys in representing startups, including, for example, whether attorneys may take equity in exchange of their services. Real world case studies are used to help guide the discussion. The course is a highly preferred pre-requisite for the Startup Practicum.

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
08-12-2019 - 11-21-2019   M  5:30 PM-7:20 PM TBD

Course Frequency

Course Information

Credits: 2
Pass/Fail Option: Yes
Prerequisite:
Method of Evaluation: Exam
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
General
Special Attributes: None
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s):
Business & Taxation - Specialized
Entertainment, Music, & Sports - Related
Government & Regulation - Related
Intellectual Property - Specialized
Bar Subject(s):
NEW YORK SKILLS
Concentration(s):
The Business of Innovation, Law and Technology: BILT (Concentration)   More information
Course Book(s):
Textbook Required:
Yes  
  • Textbook Name: Entrepreneurship Law: Cases & Materials (aspen Casebook)
    Textbook Type: Paperback
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Stephen F. Reed, Esther S. Barron
    Publisher: Aspen Publishers
    ISBN: 9780735594814
      
  
First Class Assignment(s): TBD/None

 
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