“Let’s Get Legal” Event

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Please join attorneys from Troutman Pepper as they provide an overview of the legal issues facing startups and information that every entrepreneur should know. Troutman Pepper routinely advises emerging companies on issues from entity formation through seed, Series A, and eventual merger, acquisition, or IPO exit. In the presentation, you will learn practical information gleaned from decades of experience in representing hundreds of entrepreneurs. The presentation will explore issues regarding:

  • Entity Formation
  • Term Sheets and Financing Documents
  • Protecting Intellectual Property (Trademark, Copyright, and Patent).
  • Subscription and Technology Licensing Agreements
  • Non-Disclosure and Employment Agreements
  • Exit Strategies, Including Stock Purchase or Membership Interest Purchase Agreements.



8:00am – 8:45 – Doors open, registration, continental breakfast

8:45- 9:00 – Welcome/ Opening Remarks

9:00 – 10:00: Session 1. Getting Started – Entities, Articles of Incorporation, Shareholder Agreements and Bylaws. Taylor Bartholomew/Jay Jumper

10:05 – 11:05: Session 2. Protecting and Using Intellectual Property. Sean McConnell

11:10- 12:10: Session 3. Employment issues – Non-Disclosure, Non-Complete and Non-Solicitation / Employment and Independent Contractor Agreements. Tracey Diamond

12:10 – 12:45: Working Lunch

12:50- 1:50: Session 4. Securing Funding and Exit Strategies – Term Sheets, Financing Documents, and Purchase Agreements. Taylor Bartholomew/Jay Jumper

1:50 – 2pm: Closing remarks/ Reflections



August 25th, 2022 9:00 AM through  2:00 PM


Harrisburg University

326 Market Street

14th Floor

Harrisburg, PA 17101

United States