University of Technology Sydney

26831 Startup Structures and IP

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This subject develops knowledge of critical legal frameworks, governance, and intellectual property protection for early-stage enterprises. With a focus on the Australian business environment, students apply these concepts to their venture and take the steps needed to begin and operate a business. The subject supports developing “the asset” value of their business and understanding the importance and value of Intellectual Property. Students also learn about ethical and social responsibilities as an officer of a company by examining legal, regulatory and standards environments and the possible impacts on their personal and business lives as startup founders. Lastly, the subject highlights essential international differences in startup structures and IP.

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