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Steps Start-ups Should Take Before Fundraising


Date: July 10, 2020

Time: 12:00PM - 1:30PM

Sam Effron, Jessica Catlow, Peter Snell and Brian Lam are speaking on "Steps Start-ups Should Take Before Fundraising" as part of the Cornell Tech Startup Law Summer Speaker Series. They will discuss the steps that emerging growth companies should take in preparing to fundraise and key issues such as employment matters, intellectual property, and data & privacy concerns. 


Samuel Asher Effron assists Mintz clients with venture capital and private equity transactions, helping start-ups with legal and business matters. He has clients in a variety of technology sectors, including video gaming, music, virtual and augmented reality, and consumer electronics.
Jessica W. Catlow drafts and negotiates executive compensation packages for Mintz clients, often in connection with mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. She also advises companies on risk mitigation strategies and compliance with state and federal employment laws.
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Peter F. Snell


Peter F. Snell is an IP litigator at Mintz. He represents clients in federal courts, including the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Peter handles patent infringement, validity, and other disputes for a variety of sectors, including electronics, medical technology, and financial services.
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Brian H. Lam


Brian H. Lam  is an attorney in Mintz’s Privacy & Security Practice and Technology Transactions Practice. Brian provides practical advice on the collection, use, storage, transfer, and potential loss of data. He negotiates complex data-centric information technology agreements.