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Formation

New to the startup world or a seasoned entrepreneur in need of a refresher? Explore our formation topics to ensure your business is built for the long haul.

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Financing

Whether you’re flush with cash or in need of additional financing, understanding all of your financial options will set you up for the best chance of meeting your goals.

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IP

Protecting your IP is critical to your company’s future. Ensuring you file necessary patents, obtain trademarks and secure copyright protection can be the difference between failure and success.

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Expansion

Time to take your business to the next level? Increase your knowledge on what it will take to grow your business, whether in the US or abroad.

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Whether you are thinking about selling or considering going public, find the legal information you need to prepare for what lies ahead.

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News & Publications

You’ve Closed Your Financing Round. Congratulations. Now What?

10.27.2018

In an article published by VentureBeat, Partner Gary Schall lays out the critical post-financing actions that should take after closing their financing .

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Events

QuickLaunch University Webinar: Employment Law 101 for Startups—From Hiring to Firing

12.11.2018

Complying with federal and state employment laws is often a major challenge for startup companies and founders, who may be more focused on their next round of financing than on the hiring and firing of employees. Join WilmerHale Labor and Employment Partner Laura Schneider and Counsel Andrew Stauber for an overview of common employment law issues and what you can do now to minimize the risk of expensive legal headaches down the road. Topics for discussion include documenting terms of employment, misclassification issues, fair employment practices, intellectual property protection, wage payment laws, non-competition agreements and more. Participants will have the opportunity to contribute questions online and interact with panelists throughout the webinar.

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Blog

In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of November 11, 2018

11.16.2018

A weekly roundup of some interesting articles and resources we've found. Links compiled by Morgan Monroe.

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