Legal Practice and the Startup Company: An Inside Look (SC)

Section 1, J-Term 19

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 16/16
Credits: 1

Course Description

This course will provide students with a unique perspective into the many aspects of a start-up business - from creation and capitalization to IP protection and skills needed for day-to-day operations. Students will engage and explore business planning, entity choice, governance, financing, and exit opportunities. The course will follow the creation, development and growth of Cardagin Networks, Inc., a Charlottesville-based mobile loyalty company that has been branded a market leader by Inc. Magazine, CNET, Financial Times, Street Fight, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal. The course will be co-taught by the Founder and CEO of Cardagin and UVA Law Alum, Rob C. Masri '96.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Midterm Type (if any): None
Description: None

Final Type (if any): None

Written Work Product
Written Work Product: Students will submit response papers during the class (i.e. prior to the completion of the course) directly to the instructors and not via EXPO.

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: Law and Finance of Venture Capital-Backed Firms (9251)
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: Yes
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*Yes means professor requires everyone in the course to submit a substantial research paper (which is the requirement standard in Academic Policies), so no paperwork required to be submitted to SRO. No means student must timely submit paperwork to SRO if intending to use a paper in this course to satisfy the Writing Requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

General Information

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Cross Listed: No
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Public Syllabus Link: None
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