Learning Objectives

14.1 Discuss how legal considerations can add value to entrepreneurial ventures.

14.2 Explain the most common types of legal structures available to startups.

14.3 Outline the most common legal errors made by startups.

14.4 Define IP and how it affects entrepreneurs.

14.5 Assess the global impact of IP theft.

14.6 Describe the common IP traps experienced by entrepreneurs.

14.7 Explain the legal requirements of hiring employees.