On Monday, February 3rd, 2014 from 6pm-9pm, the Vets in Tech organization will be hosting their Entrepreneur’s Business Basics Legal Workshop. The workshop is intended to provide Veteran small business owners from the tech industry with a general understanding of the legal concerns that affect today’s tech entrepreneurs. The event will be held in the offices of world famous law firm Morrison Foerster, 707 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA. Presentations and Q & A sessions will be conducted by three of Morrison Foerster’s most experienced lawyers:

  • Russell Weiss– Morrison Foerster’s chair of Entertainment, Media and Technology Group and chair of the firm’s Video Game Group.
  • Michael Cohen- Head of Morrison Foerster’s Los Angeles Corporate Practice Group.
  • Mehran Arjomand- Co-chairman of Morrison Foerster’s Corporate Practice & Trademark Office Trial Practice Group.

These expert lawyers will share their years of knowledge and experience with Veterans in attendance. The information that will be presented and imparted is drawn from Morrison & Foerster’s extensive legal practice in regions that include Silicon Valley and Los Angeles.

Subject areas covered in the presentation will include:

  •  Equity issuances
  • Raising funds from angel investors and VCs
  • Choice of Legal Entity
  • Intellectual property ownership and registration basics
  • Veterans preference for government contracts
  • Common startup pitfalls and lessons learned

Vets in Tech was founded to assist Veterans and Veteran business owners by aiding their assimilation into the Tech community. According to their website, Vets in Tech  is, “committed to bringing together a tech-specific network, resources, and programs for our veterans interested in Education, Entrepreneurship, and Employment – the 3E’s!”  Tickets start at just $5. For ticket information click here.