Stephen Rothman recently gave a presentation on employment and consulting issues related to university employees.
The presentation outlines the conflicts that arise when a researcher is both employed by the university and consults with a start-up they have formed.
A copy of the slides used during the presentation is available for download here.
Rothman and Company has made a copy of a presentation given by Stephen Rothman entitled Assessing Business Feasibility available for download.
The presentation is useful for early stage companies who are in need of assessing market opportunities for their new business.
A copy of the slides is available here. . .
Rothman and Company has made available the slides from a presentation given by Steve Rothman on the use of trade secrets. The slides include information on why trade secrets are important for researchers and start-up companies.
A free copy of the slides is available for download here.
Steve Rothman has posted a video explaining what co-founder agreements are and why they are useful for entrepreneurs in the earliest stages of company formation.
Topics include the roles and responsibilities of the co-founders, intellectual property assignments, equity compensation and structuring decision making authority in the new company.
Please contact Rothman and Company if you are interested in learning more.
Slides from a presentation given by Steve Rothman entitled “Drafting Win-Win Start-Up Licenses” can be found here.
The slides include an overview of licensing intellectual property from universities to start-up companies and cover a variety of issues a company is likely to encounter in negotiating with the university. . .