BOSTON — Nov. 13, 2015 — Attorneys from Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Emerging Technology Practice in Boston presented a two-part “GT Start-Up Law” seminar series for Harvard University Law School students. Hosted by Harvard’s Cyberlaw Clinic and the Harvard Law Entrepreneurship Project (HLEP), the seminars addressed the unique challenges entrepreneurs and lawyers face when launching, building, and managing start-up businesses. Each seminar covered key legal issues for entrepreneurs and lawyers, including IP, corporate, and immigration.
On Tuesday, Oct. 20, Greenberg Traurig presented, “From the Ground Up: Corporate and Intellectual Property Basics,” which focused on choosing the type of legal business entity; attracting venture and angel funding; and developing, protecting, and monetizing IP assets. Firm panelists included:
- Daniel J. Blanchard, Corporate Practice (Boston)
- Todd Basile, Intellectual Property & Technology Practice (Boston)
- James M. McAleenan, Intellectual Property & Technology Practice (Boston)
On Tuesday, Nov. 3, Greenberg Traurig presented “Playing by the Rules: Immigration Law Basics,” which covered understanding immigration laws and hiring employees. Kate Kalmykov, a shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Business Immigration & Compliance Practice in the New Jersey office, served as the presenter.