Are you an individual entrepreneur or a startup company looking to build your business, but are unsure of what legal steps to take to make your dream a reality? Or perhaps you are an inventor with a creation or idea that you want to share with the world, but don’t know how to protect and optimize your intellectual property?
Startup Law was written to help entrepreneurs navigate the incredibly complex legal system. The book covers a broad range of subjects that can arise during each stage of business life cycle. It discusses the legal aspects of formation and structuring the companies, founders issues, employments matters, including equity compensation, financing the business, intellectual property and other topics that are vitally important for the successful operation of the business. It also addresses frequently asked questions and mistakes that entrepreneurs commonly make. A straightforward presentation of the material makes this book easily digestible for readers with different educational and professional backgrounds.
The author, Ekaterina Mouratova, Esq. holds a law degree from Pace University School of Law (New York, USA). Before becoming an attorney, Ekaterina was a business owner and a CEO of a public corporation. Now, she uses her extensive legal and business experience to provide guidance to domestic and international clients, helping them accomplish their business goals smoothly and expeditiously.