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Entrepreneurship Law: Cases and Materials

Front Cover - Entrepreneurship Law: Cases and Materials

Stephen F. Reed, Northwestern University School of Law
Esther S. Barron, Northwestern University School of Law

2013. 432 Pages. ISBN: 978-0-7355-9481-4


About the Book

Modern cases highlight the legal principles involving parties and situations that are entrepreneurial in nature in this one-of-a kind text.  Students are presented with solid doctrine in the various disciplines covered in Entrepreneurship Law and come to understand their interrelatedness. A chronological approach, from the conception of the idea through all stages of the business, includes potential exit strategies such as the sale of the venture or an initial public offering. Hypotheticals based on the authors’ vast experience as practicing attorneys focus on the very real issues entrepreneurs face. The authors teach at Northwestern Law, well-known for its entrepreneurship course, which is one of the longest-running in the U.S. Entrepreneurship Law: Cases and Materials is the  only law school casebook of its kind.

Features of Entrepreneurship Law: Cases and Materials:
  • modern cases highlight legal principles 
  • solid doctrine in the various disciplines covered in Entrepreneurship Law, emphasizing their interrelatedness
  • chronological approach 
o from the conception of the idea through all stages of the business, 
o includes potential exit strategies such as sale of venture or initial public offering
  • hypotheticals highlight actual issues entrepreneurs face 
o informed by authors’ vast experience as practicing attorneys
  • authors teach at Northwestern Law
o well-known entrepreneurship course
o one of the longest-running in the U.S.
  • only law school casebook of its kind

Preface / Sample Chapters