BLOCK71 Presents: Startups & the Law

Date & Time
Thursday, 19 July, 2018 - 17:00
Food and beverages served?
Type of event

Some of the common mistakes made by start-ups are around fundamental topics like: incorporating the right entity, issuing stock to your early and angel investors, protecting the IP and technology you’ve developed, and naming your company without facing trademarks issues. Legal issues seem daunting, but they don’t have to be! BLOCK71 is hosting an open space chat with Melissa Chen and Hin Au from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (WSGR). WSGR is the premier legal advisor to technology, life sciences, and other growth enterprises worldwide. The firm represents companies at every stage of development, from entrepreneurial start-ups to multibillion-dollar global corporations. Melissa and Hin will discuss common legal issues and pitfalls that early stage technology companies may face, and share pointers for successfully navigating issues relating to incorporation and intellectual property. 5:30pm: Registration & Networking 6 to 7pm: Sharing by Melissa and Hin 7 to 745pm: More networking & office hours with Melissa and Hin