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Legal Dos and Don’ts for Startups

October 11, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Note – You must pre-register here.

Lawyers Marc Lampert and Alex Koch will be conducting a free one-hour workshop on practical legal tips for startup companies. There will be an interactive discussion centred around an introduction to various concepts and strategies on business structures, technology contracts and intellectual property (“IP”).

You will gain a better understanding of the range of legal issues that a growing startup will encounter, as well as how to navigate around common pitfalls to position a startup for long-term success. Information will be presented on the following topics:

  • business structure for startups
  • corporate governance
  • employment-related concerns for startups
  • technology-related contracts
  • contract considerations for tech companies
  • introduction to patent, trade secret, and trademark protection
  • IP strategies and best practices

When: October 11, 2019, 12 pm to 1 pm
Location: MADLab, 1 below, Gerstein Science Information Centre, 7 King’s College Circle

If you have any questions about this workshop, please email Carey Toane, Entrepreneurship Librarian, carey.toane@utoronto.ca

Note: This workshop is free and registration is required. Should you fail to withdraw 48+ hours in advance, thereby preventing others on the waitlist from filling in your spot, your library account will be charged $10 per missed workshop. Please note, it is your responsibility to sign-in next to your name on the attendance sheet for this workshop. A blank signature spot will result in a penalty charge.

Related LibGuide: Entrepreneurship by Carey Toane


October 11, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


MADLab, Gerstein Science Information Centre, 1 Below, room B112
9 King's College Circle
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3K3 Canada
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Carey Toane