Catalogue 2019 - 2020

LAW 675 Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship



Course Description

This course provides law students with legal practical tools relating to entrepreneurship, including theory, resources and templates for various agreements that they can refer to in their legal careers. The course is structured to link key learning objectives to one or more real life based hypothetical fact patterns of business experiences in order to emphasize the practicality and applications of the learning objectives. The course includes traditional analysis and briefing of case law and statutes. The course also includes interactive team activities such as a mock negotiation of licensing and settlement agreements and drafting of agreements relating thereto. The course covers an introduction to business entities; legal aspects of marketing; ownership of ideas, technology and intellectual property; trade secrets; licensing agreements, proposals in response to Requests for Quotations (RFQ); distributorship agreements and litigated case studies.