U.S Startup & Small Business Registration And Business Law
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U.S Startup & Small Business Registration And Business Law

Startup law course: registration, incorporation, intellectual property protection, online privacy, hiring, contracts
4.4 (74 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
2,717 students enrolled
Last updated 5/2020
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 5 articles
  • 17 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand business registration
  • Understand Internet privacy and social media use at work
  • Understand how to protect intellectual property
  • Determine whether your business should be an LLC, S corp, C corp, or a non profit
  • Know how to hire a good lawyer when you need one
  • Research a lawyer's disciplinary ethics background
  • Know the difference between a patent, trademark and a copyright, and be able to determine when each is needed
  • Understand laws about hiring and firing employees and contractors, and what you can be fired or let go for as an employee
  • This course is for United States law only
  • Please have enough English skills because this course has no translations or subtitles

Refilmed and updated in 2020!

Learn why you need to register your business with the state, how to decide on what business entity to choose (LLC, S corp, C corp or something else), how to protect your intellectual property, basic employment laws, online privacy issues and much more.

You will also learn how to hire a good business lawyer to help you when you will need legal help.

As an entrepreneur, at one point or another, you will need to hire a lawyer. You will also have to understand many of the business law basics like issues with business registration, liability protection, entity types and more. This course will teach you all that and much more!

Disclaimer: this course is for US law only.

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  • This course is for people who needs to understand business law basics
Course content
Expand all 36 lectures 04:42:38
+ Course and instructor introduction
2 lectures 02:43

In this part of the legal training for small business owners, you get to know your instructors. Steve is an experienced New York state lawyer with over 10 years of experience practicing law, and Alex is a business owner just like you might be. In this course, Alex will also play the role of a journalist and try to ask additional questions when or if he feels that some additional information may be helpful.

Preview 01:42
Subtitles, video quality, your certificate, tips on watching & common course Q&A
+ Company formation
10 lectures 31:25
Member agreement vs. partnership agreement vs. shareholder agreement
Delaware registration: registering your business in Delaware vs. your own state
How to dissolve a company if you need to close it
How to decide what business entity is right for you
Business bank account and maintaining other business formalities
What is an EIN
How to begin the registration process
+ Company formation definitions and recap
1 lecture 02:52
Company formation definitions and recap
+ How to hire a good lawyer
3 lectures 12:18
Different kinds of lawyers you can hire
How to find and research lawyers, how much to pay for a lawyer & negotiation
DIY (do it yourself options) - how to best use them and are they viable?
+ Protecting intellectual property and your ideas
3 lectures 15:49
How to protect business ideas and your company's intellectual property
How to protect your business by creating a moat around it
For first-time entrepreneurs: More on moats, barriers, being first-to-market
+ Patents
2 lectures 10:11
Introduction to patents
Examples of how big companies use patents
+ Social media use at work and online privacy
3 lectures 15:02
Can you get fired from work for posting on social media when you are not at work
How much should you realistically restrict your social media activities
Internet privacy, NSA and Edward Snowden
+ Additional, miscellaneous topics
6 lectures 24:00
What to consider when deciding to hire employees vs. contractors
What is a cease and desist letter & what to do if you get one
Is it bad or risky to represent yourself in court?
How to minimize/decrease the risk of being sued
Which law applies
What should a typical website terms of service say
+ Conclusion
5 lectures 02:42:58
We are nearing the end of the course
Decisiveness: Start and stop planning & key to success from business literature
FREE: Copy of my business plan book to help you start your business better
Course certificate: How to get it if you need it
Bonus lecture: Next steps