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Tie, bbb, inderpreet, 07.29.2010

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This slide deck was presented by Anand Lunia aTiE Institute Knowledge Series (TIKS) session in Mumbai , Aug 2010

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Tie, bbb, inderpreet, 07.29.2010

  1. 1. Capitalizing Opportunity Evolving Business – Role of Legal Counsel <br />
  2. 2. Got an IDEA ?<br /><ul><li>Do you have an enterprising idea?
  3. 3. Capitalize the Opportunity
  4. 4. Pre-formation Strategy
  5. 5. Getting Started
  6. 6. The Road Ahead</li></li></ul><li>Capitalizing Opportunities<br /><ul><li>Legal Strategies for Business
  7. 7. Choice of Entity
  8. 8. Funding Options
  9. 9. Building your Team
  10. 10. Protecting your IPR
  11. 11. Contracts
  12. 12. Compliance</li></li></ul><li>Choice of Entity<br />India<br />U.S.<br />Corporations – <br />C Corps & S Corps<br />Proprietorship<br />Sole Proprietorship<br />Partnership<br />Private Company<br />General Partnership<br />Public Company<br />Limited Partnership<br />LLP<br />LLC<br />
  13. 13. Funding Options<br /><ul><li>Bootstrapping
  14. 14. Friends and Family
  15. 15. Term Sheets – Angels and VCs
  16. 16. Finance Structuring - Equity, Debt, Convertibles</li></li></ul><li>Building your Team<br /><ul><li>Founders’ Contracts
  17. 17. Employment Contracts
  18. 18. ESOPs
  19. 19. Employees vs Contractors</li></li></ul><li>Protect your IPR<br />Registration<br /><ul><li>Advisory
  20. 20. Searches
  21. 21. Registration strategies
  22. 22. Replies and registrations</li></ul>Trademarks<br />Copyrights<br />Post Registration<br /><ul><li>Renewals
  23. 23. Oppositions
  24. 24. Prevent unauthorized users
  25. 25. Protection against Passing-off
  26. 26. Licensing, assignment and royalty matters</li></ul>Industrial Designs<br />IPR Protection<br /><ul><li>Oppositions
  27. 27. Prevent unauthorized users and action against the unauthorized users
  28. 28. Protection against Passing-off actions</li></ul>Patents<br />
  29. 29. Contracts<br /><ul><li>Structuring and Negotiating
  30. 30. Key Provisions
  31. 31. Evaluation of Risk and Exposure
  32. 32. Exit Options</li></li></ul><li>Compliance<br /><ul><li>Corporate
  33. 33. Labour
  34. 34. Tax
  35. 35. Other</li></li></ul><li>Going Global<br /><ul><li>Identify Entry Strategies – Organic vs Acquisition
  36. 36. Mobility of Work Force
  37. 37. Tax Structuring
  38. 38. Compliance</li></li></ul><li>Law 2.0<br /><ul><li>Evolving role of Legal Counsel
  39. 39. Advocacy
  40. 40. The Business Partner</li></li></ul><li>Role of Legal Counsel<br />Corporate Governance<br />Entry and Growth Strategies<br />Private Equity/VCs<br />Strategies<br />Litigation<br />Compliances<br />Business and Legal Advisory<br />IPR Protection<br />
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  42. 42. Contact Us<br /><ul><li>THE CHUGH FIRM</li></ul>Inderpreet Sawhney,<br /> Senior Partner, <br /> Silicon Valley<br />inderpreet@chugh.com<br />U.S Locations <br /> *Los Angeles *New Jersey *Atlanta *Silicon Valley<br />India Locations<br />* Bangalore *Chennai *New Delhi *Mumbai *Chandigarh<br /><ul><li>UNIVERSAL LEGAL</li></ul> Sharanya G Ranga<br /> Partner in charge<br /> Mumbai<br />sharanya@universal-legal.com<br />

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