Legal Issues of Start Up Business

Class Information Spring 2019

  • 3 units
  • Class No.: 82240
  • Meets: Tues & Thurs
  • Time: 7:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
  • Location: 106
  • Exam: May 10, 2019 6:00 p.m.
  • Course Description
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Jay Landrum

Lecturer

Legal Issues of Start Up Business

Certificate(s): High Tech Law

Course Description:

This course satisfies the Professional Skills Requirement. The course simulates how attorneys advise startup businesses and the various legal issues that a business may encounter during its early stages. Issues covered include entity selection, employment and labor, intellectual property, and financing, including venture financing. Discussions also include relevant regulatory schemes such as securities regulation and the process of IPO. The class is interactive and requires effective oral and written counsel so that the client can make meaningful business decisions. Attendance is mandatory as there are numerous fun and challenging student group exercises including negotiations, client interview and advising.Guest presentations by various experts involved with start-up and growing businesses will be scheduled. Limited enrollment. No finals. Instead a final drafting assignment is required. Grades include class participation. Approved IP LLM course

Class Notes:

Professional Skills Course,  Experiential Course

 Approved IP LLM course.  Pre-requisite: Business Organizations (248).