Wednesday, May 25, 2016, 6:00p.m.
LEGAL 101 FOR STARTUPS SEMINAR WITH
GREG WRENN, MAREK ADAMO, ANDREW T. OLIVER AND MARK WHITE.
Advantest Inc., San Jose, CA
Silicon Catalyst, the semiconductor solution startup incubator and accelerator, is pleased to have lawyers Greg Wrenn, Marek Adamo, Andrew T. Oliver and Mark White present a "Legal 101 for Startups" for our next monthly seminar series. The 2 hour session will cover legal topics for startups including startup incorporation and corporate governance fundamentals, employment issues for startups, intellectual property issues for early stage semiconductor companies, and international and commercial deals.
6:00-6:15pm - Networking
6:15-6:30pm - Introduction
6:30-7:00pm - Startup Incorporation and Corporate Governance with Greg Wrenn
7:00-7:30pm - Employment Issues for Startups with Marek Adamo
7:30-8:00pm - Intellectual Property Issues for Early Stage Semiconductor Companies with Andrew T. Oliver
8:00-8:30pm - International and Commercial Deals with Mark White
8:30-9:00pm - Q&A followed by Networking
Greg Wrenn is a veteran Silicon Valley general counsel. He has over 25 years of legal experience, including 20 years of in house practice, ten of which was spent serving as General Counsel and Secretary for publicly traded companies in the software and Internet services areas.
Marek Adamo is a business lawyer at Paradigm Counsel, representing emerging companies, investors and public and private corporations. Prior to joining Paradigm Counsel, Marek practiced corporate and securities law at Jones Day and Squire Patton Boggs (formerly Squire Sanders) in Silicon Valley and San Francisco.
Andrew T. Oliver is an intellectual property lawyer with Amin, Turocy & Watson LLP. Andrew represents clients ranging in size from individuals to multinational corporations in a wide variety of intellectual property matters, including patent, trade secret, trademark, copyright, and other issues.
Mark Cameron White is a founding partner of White Summers Caffee & James LLP (formerly White & Lee), and leads the firm’s international practice. Mark’s practice principally covers corporate, technology, financing and corporate partnering matters for a wide variety of private and public company clients.