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Tampa Startup Legal 101: Advice from Top Startup Lawyers

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If you are interested in understanding more about patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets for startups as well as how to set-up a company the right way, then join us for Startup Legal. Learn from. top local attorneys the key things that you need to know about Intellectual property and how to start your company. What are the key things you need to know about intellectual property and what is the most appropriate type of company to start? How do you deal with intellectual property, cofounders, initial team members and employees? What agreements should you have in place when you start, and what pitfalls should you avoid?

:::: Who Should Attend?
Anyone interested in incorporating an early-stage company
Anyone that wants an understanding of basic corporate law
Anyone who has questions about Founder Institute legal agreements

:::: What are some of the Topics?
Intellectual Property, When should you incorporate your company
What are the steps to incorporate a business
What agreements should you understand as a Founder
How do you handle cofounders, team memebers and employees
What are the Founder Institute agreements and the Shared Liquidity Pool
and more...

:::: Speakers include:
- Belinda Noah (Attorney, Minkah-Premo and Associates)
- Alex Fernandez (Managing Shareholder, Brinks Gilson & Lione)
- Mr. Walt Frank (Counsel, Brinks Gilson and Lione)

This event is FREE, and we expect over 50 people in attendance. For more information, visit

This event is sponsored by the Founder Institute startup accelerator. Founder Institute provides a step-by-step program that gives startup founders the structure, mentor support, and network of entrepreneurs they need to start an enduring company. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 60 countries, the Founder Institute's mission is to "Globalize Silicon Valley" and build sustainable startup ecosystems worldwide.

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