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assignment Level : Intermediate
label Law
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This course will highlight the critical legal and business issues entrepreneurs face as they build and launch a new venture. We will explore real world scenarios, and address the legal and business issues that entrepreneurs face, from the moment they conceive of the "million dollar idea" to all of the important junctures along the path to success.

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Week One

  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship Law
  • The Personality of the Entrepreneur
  • Leaving an Employer to Start a Business

Week Two

  • Choosing and Forming an Entity
  • Agreements Among Owners

Week Three

  • Intellectual Property: trademark, copyright, patent, trade secret, and nondisclosure agreements

Week Four

  • Financing a New Venture

Week Five

  • Hiring Workers and Employment Law

Week Six

  • Conducting Business Online
  • Final Thoughts


  • Esther Barron - Bluhm Legal Clinic
  • Steve Reed - School of Law

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