Understanding IP for Future Financings Workshop

The Jules F. Knapp Entrepreneurship Center will host a workshop titled “Understanding IP for Future Financings” on Wednesday, June 14 from 6–8 p.m. at Chicago-Kent College of Law (565 W. Adams St., Chicago) 7th floor.

RSVP here.

Attendees will learn about:

  • intellectual property
  • financing documents
  • how to protect IP in a manner that facilitates quick financings
  • the role of disclosure schedules in purchase agreements
  • best practices for companies to implement to streamline the due diligence process.

Facilitators:

Heather Harper is a professor at Chicago-Kent College of Law and the founder of the Startup Legal Shop at the C-K Law Group: The Law Offices of Chicago-Kent. Harper is active in Chicago’s startup community and serves as a mentor at 1871, mHub, the Polsky Exchange, and other startup organizations in Chicago.

Catherine Larson is a recent graduate from Chicago-Kent College of Law and current law clerk at the Startup Legal Shop at the C-K Law Group: The Law Offices of Chicago-Kent.

The Startup Legal Shop provides services in the areas of:

  • transactional matters common to growth companies
  • choice of entity and entity formation
  • contract review and drafting
  • corporate governance issues
  • review of leases
  • researching legal issues as appropriate, and trademark searches and filing

View a flyer here: IP Workshop.