15.618 Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Startups and the Law


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The legal framework of entrepreneurship and innovation. Key law-sensitive junctures in launching and growing a startup: assembling a team, organizing a business entity, ownership and compensation, early financing, managing contracts and employees, business distress and winding down, and selling a company. Cutting-edge technologies and intellectual property rights. Designed for those who may start or work in such ventures; or are engaged in research with potential for commercial or social impact; or are otherwise attempting to advance an innovation from idea to impact. No prior knowledge of law expected. Meets with 15.6181 when offered concurrently. Expectations and evaluation criteria differ for students taking graduate version.

This class has no prerequisites.

15.618 will be offered this semester (Fall 2019). It is instructed by J. Akula.

Lecture occurs 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Tuesdays in E51-345.

This class counts for a total of 6 credits.

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