Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship

Course Code
BL 504

2.25 hours
Graduate Standing excluding Law programs (JD, MACL, LLM, or SJD)

Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship --- Law provides entrepreneurs with many opportunities for competitive advantage. This course offers an examination of legal issues that every entrepreneur should understand, from start-up to IPO, in order to make good business decisions. These issues include: -Leaving your current employer to start a business -Forms of business organizations and ownership structure -Funding the venture -Entering contracts -Product liability to product innovation -Hiring and retaining the best staff -Protecting your intellectual property -Going public

BL 504 fulfills the MBA Law/Ethics Requirement. Prior to the Fall 2014 term, this course was called LHC/ES 504.