Start Up and Early Stage Legal Series
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EST)
Start Up and Early Stage Legal Series
Sponsored by Campbell Law School and Shanahan Law
This is the first of the five session series (see schedule below) designed to provide entrepreneurs engaged in start up and early stage ventures as well as seasoned business executives with basic legal information regarding a number of topics including:
- Business Formation
- Dealing with Employees
- Protecting intellectual Property
- Fund Raising and Exits
- International Business
The goal of this series is to provide attendees with a solid baseline of knowledge to enhance and improve their business ventures. Attendees will learn the tools needed to build a proper foundation for their business that will prevent future business problems and at least minimize the damage and distractions the problems can cause. Attendess will also be better prepared to discuss issues with their legal team when required. For example, by having the proper terms in vendor contracts and receiving procedures can avoid future disputes or at least minimize the damage from the unavoidable disputes.
The seminar series will be led by Henry Kopf, an attorney with Shanahan Law Group and former entrepreneur. The series will also include special guest speakers to provide additional insight and expertise.
Please come join COIN, Shanahan Law Group, and Campbell Law School in this informative seminar series.
- Dec. 04, 2013 5:00 - 6:30pm Introduction and Information Session
- Dec. 11, 2013 5:00 - 6:30pm Pre-Formation and Formation Issues
- Dec. 18, 2013 5:00 - 6:30pm Hiring and Doing Business
- Jan. 08, 2014 5:00 - 6:30pm Protecting Intellectual Property
- Jan. 15, 2014 5:00 - 6:30pm Fundraising and Exits
- Jan. 22, 2014 5:00 - 6:30pm International Business Transactions
Henry Kopf Bio
Mr. Kopf concentrates his practice in the area of business litigation, business advisement, administrative law and technology law. Additionally, he also works on constitutional takings issues. Prior to his legal career, Kopf was an entrepreneur, co-founding and growing businesses focused on development and commercialization of technology used for the purification and separations of liquids for biotechnology and pharmaceutical applications. Kopf received a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters Degree both in Economics fromVirginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA. He received his Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from Campbell University School of Law in 2013. While at Campbell Law, Kopf was named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges and served as a staff member for Campbell Law Review. He received the Book Award for: Contracts I, Administrative Law, Intellectual Property Licensing Transactions, Constitutional Law–First Amendment, International Business Transactions, Law Practice Management, Corporate Finance, and Pre-trial Litigation. Kopf has been awarded four U.S. patents and corresponding international patents on the processing of biological fluids, improved infant formula, and optimization of filtration processes (7,544,296; 6,875,459; 6,852,352; 6,827,960).
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When & Where
NC COIN is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) Corporation which serves the citizens of North Carolina as a Virtual Center of Innovation for Nanobiotechnology and Nanomedicine based businesses, researchers, and institutions. NC COIN is physically headquartered in Greensboro North Carolina at the Gateway Research Park and proximate to the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering.
NC COIN supports all North Carolina organizations that are impacted by the convergence of Nano and Bio Technologies, i.e., advanced materials and life sciences. It does this by providing relevant resources and conduits to its constituents and members. Our primary goal is to be a premier source of networking opportunities, information, and tailored innovation services that address client needs and catalyze and advance the application and commercialization of Nanobiotechnology.
Established in 2009 with funding from the State and North Carolina Biotechnology Center's Centers of Innovation Grant Program, we are also chartered to stimulate entrepreneurship in Nanobiotechnology and thereby foster economic growth.
We at COIN define Nanobiotechnology as dealing with the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes of very small things (a billionth of a meter) including advanced materials that have application or impact life sciences.