Course Description

Entrepreneurship & the Law - LAW870
2 Credits

Entrepreneurship Law is geared toward the laws relating to small businesses and start-up companies. It is designed primarily to guide a future attorney on issues that may arise with an entrepreneur client. It may also be useful to those who become entrepreneurs themselves one day. Some of the legal topics to be covered include: forms of businesses, employer/employee relations, starting a business, trademark and copyright protection, contracts as related to hiring, non-competition and arbitration clauses, ADR, product liability, vicarious liability, online businesses and websites, insurance and liabilities. (Pre or co-requisite: Business Organizations I.)