Starting Out Right: The Key Legal Considerations in Setting up a Life Sciences Company-Deborah A. Marshall-03/23/2010 - 8:30am

Event Information
Event Topic: 
Starting Out Right: The Key Legal Considerations in Setting up a Life Sciences Company
Event Date: 
03/23/2010 - 8:30am
Event Location: 
Sunnyvale City Council Chambers, 456 West Olive Ave., Sunnyvale, CA
Speaker Information
Event Speaker: 
Deborah A. Marshall
Event Speaker Title: 
Partner
Event Speaker Company: 
Sidley Austin LLP
Event Speaker Bio: 

Deborah A. Marshall, a partner with the Sidley firm, concentrates her practice on strategic business counseling for emerging growth companies and investors at all stages of development, from start-up entrepreneurs to publicly traded entities and technology-based, multinational corporations. Ms. Marshall has advised issuers, investors and investment banking firms in the internet, software, electronics, clean technology, media, entertainment, biopharmaceutical, genomics, medical device and diagnostics sectors. She has significant experience in venture capital financing, mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, private equity and strategic partnerships.

Ms. Marshall is a frequent speaker on issues related to venture capital, emerging growth companies, life sciences, public securities and entrepreneurship. She has been a guest lecturer on entrepreneurship at the University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business, as well as a member of the faculty of the Haas Business School’s Global Bio-Executive Program.

Ms. Marshall’s work as a corporate lawyer is highlighted in the 2007 Corporate and Finance version of The Legal 500 United States edition.

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Silicon Valley is frequently described as a unique ecosystem of entrepreneurs, research institutions, investors and advisors who have developed a common language and way of doing business that enables innovation and growth. This common language is reflected in the key agreements that every company must put into place in order to effectively create, develop, protect and commercialize its technology. Join us for a lively discussion of the legal aspects of the startup process.