Greenberg Traurig’s Emerging Technology Group Presents “Start-Up Law” Series to Harvard Law School Students

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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.

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:

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.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Emerging Technology Group

Greenberg Traurig’s Emerging Technology Group is a multidisciplinary legal team focused on guiding emerging technology companies through all the stages of their development, from initial business formation through angel or venture capital financing to initial public offerings and mergers and acquisitions. Drawing on the firm’s broad platform, the group offers clients a streamlined approach to meeting their diverse legal needs – a single team that can scale up its services as clients’ businesses grow. The attorneys regularly advise clients on a host of pressing legal issues, from IP protection and software/IT matters through labor and employment, compensation, and tax issues.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Boston Office

Established in 1999, Greenberg Traurig’s Boston office is home to more than 65 attorneys practicing in the areas of corporate, emerging technology, energy, governmental affairs, healthcare, intellectual property, labor and employment, life sciences and medical technology, litigation, public finance, real estate and securities. An important contributor to the firm's international platform, the Boston office includes a team of nationally recognized attorneys with both public and private sector experience. The team offers clients the value of decades of legal experience and hands-on knowledge of the local business community, supported by the firm's vast network of global resources.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1,900 attorneys serving clients from 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is No. 1 on the 2015 Law360 Most Charitable Firms list, third largest in the U.S. on the 2015 Law360 400, Top 20 on the 2015 Am Law Global 100, and among the 2015 BTI Brand Elite. More information at: http://www.gtlaw.com.

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