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Startup Law Day

Startup Law Day

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Sept. 13, 2014
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Check in begins at 9:15 a.m.; coffee will be served


9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 

Check in, coffee to be served

​10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. 

​​Class 1A & 1B

Classroom A: Creating the Company: Business Formation Basics
Prof. Debbie Kearns, Albany Law School
Benjamin Farber, Philips Lytle, LLP

Classroom B: Protecting Your Efforts: Foundational Intellectual Property Concepts
Jason Murphy, Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts LLP
Colby Creedon, Albany Law School


11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.



11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Class 2A & 2B

Classroom A: Getting the Money: Early-Stage Capital Funding
Prof. Christine Chung, Albany Law School
Richard Honen, Phillips Lytle LLP
John Cococcia, BSME '94, MBA '99

Classroom B: Leveraging Your Intellectual Assets: Transactions in Intellectual Property
Michael Hoffman, Hoffman Warnick
Mark Kittel, Heslin, Rothenberg, Farley & Mesiti P.C.


12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Spotlight Business Lunch


2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

​Free Legal Consultations



​Registration for the Workshops is now closed.

Registration for free legal consultations is now closed.

For more information, contact 518-445-2345 or

There will be a Startup Series Kickoff on Wednesday, Sept. 10.

Organized by the Government Law Center at Albany Law School

Thanks to our generous sponsors:


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The Ayco Company, L.P.




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Nixon Peabody, LLP

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