09/25/2020

Life Sciences Considerations Regarding Compulsory Licensing, March-In Rights, and the Defense Production Act during COVID-19

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Under pressure to overcome the ongoing global pandemic, the United States government faces political pressure and is motivated to take any and all measures to facilitate the dissemination and use of i...

09/25/2020

Protecting Your Inventions on Autonomous Vehicles

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Autonomous vehicles involve an integrated convolution of sensor technology, navigational technology, computing (Artificial Intelligence), power systems, hydraulics, and mechanical manipulators to prov...

09/25/2020

Developments in California Law for the Gig Economy

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With many employees being furloughed or laid off as a result of COVID-19, many employees are looking to opportunities in the gig economy to supplement (or replace) their income. Any such persons shoul...

08/31/2020

Roger Royse in San Francisco Business Times: Now is a Great Time to Start a Company

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Partner Roger Royse authored an article in San Francisco Business Times about why now may be a good time to start a new company in some industries, despite the looming recession.

07/14/2020

Shifting Pricing and Coverage: The Current Landscape of R&W Insurance (Part 1)

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The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the economy to a significant extent. With respect to the representations and warranties insurance (“RWI”) market, the pandemic presents two specific challenges: (1) ...

07/08/2020

Startup Financing Strategy During COVID-19

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In the VC community, especially for early stage investments, the valuation of a startup is strongly influenced by subjective factors, mainly how the investors view the business, market and management ...

07/01/2020

Opportunities for U. S. Venture Capital Funds and Start-up Companies Operating Under New FIRRMA Regulations During COVID-19

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The COVID-19 pandemic has lasted for over four months, and there is no sign that the number of new cases will decrease soon, though many states, companies and service providers are proceeding with the...

06/16/2020

Down Round Financing

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Although the data for San Francisco Bay Area remains encouraging for the first quarter of 2020, given the economic instability brought by COVID-19, we might see more down rounds going forward.

06/16/2020

Venture Capital Investment Vehicles

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Although many approaches to raising capital exist, companies must consider the most appropriate method given its current position.

06/05/2020

Event Series

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Idea to IPO is a member organization whose mission is to promote entrepreneurship, support entrepreneurs, build community, and provide value in the Silicon Valley startup ecosystem.

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