Entrepreneurship Law Center (e-Law Center)

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The Entrepreneurship Law Center (e-Law Center) will provide legal services to entrepreneurs and startups who are not yet ready or able to engage outside legal counsel.

About Entrepreneurship Law (e-Law) Center

The e-Law Center offers support in a range of areas including entity formation options, corporate governance, employment matters, shareholders agreements, non-disclosure agreements, intellectual property matters such as copyright and trademark filing and trade secret protection, licensing, vendor and customer contracts, investor finance, employee stock incentive plans, MWBE certification, privacy policies and terms of service, regulatory guidance and general subject matter research.

Participation and Eligibility

The center will serve student and faculty startups and entrepreneurs at the University at Buffalo and partnering organizations Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Hauptman-Woodward, the Jacobs Institute and Kaleida Health. Companies should be early stage (pre-financing) and in need of assistance with legal matters and either unable to afford or not ready for traditional legal services. An application must be filled out for engagement. UB law students may participate and gain hands-on learning through the Entrepreneur Law Center Clinic.

For More Information

Matthew K. Pelkey, Esq.

Program Director

Entrepreneurship Law Center

Phone: (716) 645-2094

Email: mkpelkey@buffalo.edu