Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship

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This course will explore the law related to developing and launching a small business. We will discuss topics such as: selecting the structure of and forming a corporation; protecting a business’s copyrights, trademarks, patents, and/or trade secrets; and complying with employment and consumer protection laws and regulations. Ultimately, this course will provide you with enough background in these areas of the law to identify legal issues you may run across in starting a small business, to help you determine when you should contact an attorney, and to give you the ability to discuss your issues intelligently with legal counsel.

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