Starting a new business? Intellectual Property 101 Presented by Prof. Islam & PA Thomas Lewry
Structuring Compensation Programs – Interview with David Lagasse, Member, Mintz Levin
Is an Honor Vacation Policy Right for My Company?
Why Patent Troll Lawsuits Are on the Rise and Often Against Startups
The Shift to Angel Investors – Interview with Jeremy Glaser, Member, Mintz Levin
The Transformation of the VC Business Model – Interview with Bill Whelan, Member, Mintz Levin
PODCAST - Inside Law - Emerging Technology & Startup Companies
Yahoo's $30 Million May Be 'Underpay' for Summly's D'Aloisio
Common Employment Law Mistakes for Small, Start-Up and Growing Companies
Stealth Lawyer: Eli Broverman, Financial Startup Co-Founder
AIA Impact on Start Up Capital
Stealth Lawyers: Steven Abt & Moiz Ali, Craft Spirits Curators
Stealth Lawyer: Loni Edwards, Fashion Startup Founder
Stealth Lawyer: Scott Jordan, Co-Founder of Scottevest
Valuation – How to Assess Funding Options as a Start-up
Managing Legal Risks as a Start-up
Legal Trends: Where is the action in copyright law today?
The JOBS Act: A Checklist for Start-Ups and Smaller Businesses
Entrepreneurs - small startup companies. Avoid costly mistakes and focus on growing a successful business. Theodore B. Howell
"Often [intellectual property] is the most valuable asset to the company, bar none, more than the building, more valuable than the land that it sits on."
-The Recorder, November 30, 2006
What does it take to get a...more
In your experience working with startup entrepreneurs, what's the one mistake they make time and again?
The answer to that question of course varies greatly, depending on whom you ask - and, for legal perspective, we...more
Over the past 10 years, thousands of entrepreneurs have used their existing retirement savings held by a qualified retirement plan or IRA to finance the startup or acquisition of a new business. According to industry experts...more
In addition to consulting an attorney who specializes in trademark law, startup companies and entrepreneuers can avoid other common mistakes when it comes to safeguarding their brand or image by conducting a proper trademark...more
In the third and final installment of this blog post series, we’ll return to last week’s question (Should I sell convertible debt or equity?), and consider the other side of the coin: choosing equity instead of debt. We’ll...more
As we discussed before, most people end up operating their business through an entity of some sort. However, there are some individuals who do not necessarily need an entity and can operate their business as a sole...more
(*Note: this discussion presupposes a basic understanding of limited liability entities and alternatives, which have been discussed before and which we will discuss more in the future.)
Many people starting a business...more
In This Issue:
Making the ‘Right’ Choice; Top Ten Mistakes Businesses Make Regarding Insurance; and You’ve Got the Job, Details Will Follow.
Excerpt from Making the ‘Right’ Choice -
You have the idea, you...more
You have the idea, you have the funds, and you are ready to start your very own business! Now what?!
Whether this is the first and only time you will do this or whether you are an established entrepreneur, one of the...more
In growing a startup, entrepreneurs must choose among a plethora of potential advisors and mentors from various disciplines. Instinctively, many new entrepreneurs turn first to seasoned serial entrepreneurs for advice, but...more
Universities and colleges seeking to start commercial ventures should consider raising capital through the EB-5 program. If you are a university or college and you are considering building a new student union or a stadium as...more
A recent article related to female entrepreneurs caught my eye. In connection with National Women’s History Month this past March, Wells Fargo announced its plans to commit to lend a total of $55 billion to U.S. women-owned...more
In This Issue:
- Activity Level of New England Transactions: All Rounds
- Activity Level of New England Seed Transactions
- Activity Level of New England Series A Transactions
- Activity Level of New...more
Theodore B. Howell
Entrepreneurs - small startup companies. Avoid costly mistakes and focus on growing a successful business.
Mr. Howell is the Chair of the Corporate Group. He counsels small to...more
For businesses in the San Jose area or within California requiring more information, contact the Wade Law Group at (888) 909-9430 or email Amiel Wade directly....more
Checklist for all the documents required for startups in the Puerto Rico jurisdiction....more