N.Y. Law Firm Offers Free Legal Services to Technology Startups

Tech Law Project aimed at helping entrepreneurs avoid legal missteps typically associated with starting new businesses.

December 10, 2010
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D.H. Kass

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A New York City law firm recently said that it will provide no-strings-attached, free legal services to selected technology startups, offering to help fledgling companies address key issues such as preparing corporate documents, reviewing intellectual property issues, drafting privacy policies and crafting website terms of use.

The law firm, Shahmoon & Ellisen LLP, is calling its offer the Tech Law Project. To attract applicants, the firm has constructed a website that describes the project, outlines the firm's services and houses an application for interested parties. In addition, the law firm has put up a Facebook page and opened a Twitter account.

The idea behind the project is to "help entrepreneurs avoid common and preventable mistakes" typically associated with starting new businesses, said Hays Ellisen, a partner in the law firm with Eli Shahmoon. Read more...

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