Legal Issues for Start-ups

Speaker: Panel Discussion

Date: Monday, February 10, 2014

Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Note: all times are in the Eastern Time Zone

Refreshments: 6:30 PM

Public: Yes

Location: E51-315

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Host: Dorothy Curtis, AMITA - Association of MIT Alumnae

Contact: Dorothy Curtis, x3-0541,

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Reminder Subject: TALK: Legal Issues for Start-ups

Panel discussion by accomplished women attorneys about strategies for addressing legal issues typically faced by start-ups. Topics to be discussed may include strategies for development of patent portfolios to protect inventions, obtaining and protecting trademarks, forming management teams/companies to minimize founder
and partnership disputes or fiduciary duty claims in the future, and/or compliance with privacy and data security regulation.

Speakers include
- Deborah Birnbach B.A. '86 Wellesley College, J.D. '92 Columbia Law School, partner in Goodwin Procter's Litigation Group
- Deborah M. Vernon B.S. '95 Trinity College, Ph.D. Brown University '01, J.D. '05 Suffolk University Law School (magna cum laude),
Partner in McCarter & English's Intellectual Property/Information Technology Group
- Phi Lan M. Tinsley B.A. '93 Mount Holyoke College, J.D. '02 Northeastern University School of Law, Of Counsel at K&L Gates.
- Moderator: Breck Hancock, Moderator B.A. '01 The University of Texas at Austin, J.D. '05 Columbia Law School, Partner in Goodwin
Procter's Business Law Department and a member of the Technology Companies and Private Equity transactional groups.

Open to: the general public

Cost: $15 guests; $10 MIT alums, faculty, staff; First 20 students free then $5: NOTE +$5 at the door, so sign up online


Sponsor(s): AMITA

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Created by Dorothy Curtis Email at Sunday, February 09, 2014 at 7:55 PM.