Start-Up Ventures Clinic

Start-Up Ventures Clinic

The Duke Law School Start-Up Ventures Clinic provides legal advice and assistance to entrepreneurs, and to seed and early stage entrepreneurial ventures that have not yet raised significant amounts of outside capital.  The clinic assists these clients in a wide variety of legal matters including company formation, intellectual property protection, commercialization strategies and operational issues.
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"The Start-Up Ventures Clinic provides a tremendous opportunity for Duke Law students who are interested in learning more about the legal challenges facing entrepreneurs, and then apply that knowledge to provide value to their clients. The thriving Triangle business community is a great place for SUVC students to practice a wide range of legal services including forming business entities, drafting key contracts, and securing and protecting intellectual property."

Carlos Marquez '17