Goodwin Partners with Lowekey, IBM for Lowekey Lab Event

Goodwin partnered with IBM and Lowekey, a digital technology firm, to launch the inaugural Lowekey Labs, a week-long camp designed to teach high school students mobile technology and entrepreneurship skills.

Founders Flash: Kobe Bryant Launches $100M Venture Capital Fund

The Flash remembers the days when Kobe Bryant would get a hot hand and drop a cool 30 or 40 points on a helpless NBA foe. Having retired this year from the Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe has announced his next gig: being a venture capitalist.

VIDEO: Goodwin’s Ian Engstrand Talks M&A Best Practices

We recently sat down with Ian Engstrand, a partner in Goodwin’s Technology Companies and M&A/Corporate Governance Practices to discuss the elements that make up an ideal M&A deal.

Founders Alert: Recent Rise in Consumer Class Actions Targeting Common Provisions in Online Retailer Terms and Conditions

Businesses that sell products or services to consumers on the Internet now have more to worry about online than comments posted by disgruntled customers. In recent months, several consumer class action complaints have pointed to language posted by such businesses themselves as violations of New Jersey consumers’ rights.

Founders Flash: Business Lessons Hidden in Olympic Viewing

Binge watching is nothing new, but instead of Netflix or the latest HBO series, consumers are glued to their TVs watching the 2016 Olympics in Rio. While the super human strength it takes to swim 1,500 meters may not apply to starting your own business, there are plenty of lessons to be learned from watching the athletes compete.

Founders Flash: Considering Where to Launch Your Next Startup? Go Where The Money Is.

A recent study from Pitchbook explores whether or not accessibility to venture capital varies across different parts of the U.S. For young entrepreneurs, figuring out where to settle down often involves researching the best place to launch a startup – and access to funding plays a large part in this decision.

PillPack Co-Founders Share Entrepreneurial and Startup Experience at Techstars

Recently, Dave Cappillo, a partner in Goodwin’s Corporate and Technology Companies Groups and Founders Workbench contributor, moderated a lively audience Q&A at Techstars with TJ Parker and Elliot Cohen, co-founders of the pharmaceutical delivery startup, PillPack. Below are excerpts from the conversation.

Founders Flash: How Are Today’s Founders Protecting Their IP assets?

The Flash knows that protecting intellectual property (IP) is often a top priority for founders.  Patents are central to tech companies’ IP protection plans, but the number of patent applications submitted by funded tech startups has steadily decreased in recent years.

Trade Secrets: Considerations for Founders

Protection of intellectual property is often a top priority for founders. Patents have long been regarded as the touchstone of intellectual property protection in the tech space, but data has shown that the number of patent applications submitted by funded tech startups have steadily decreased.

Founders Flash: Delaware Law Give Stockholders Access to Company Records

As a startup resource, The Flash strives to keep founders abreast of new rules and regulations that could have an impact on privacy and business processes. With this in mind, we want to make sure founders are aware of a Delaware law that stockholders are using with increasing frequency to inspect the books and records of the Delaware corporations in which they hold stock.